Welcome to carpfishinglakes

frequently asked questions

Reliable answers to our most common questions

It’s very easy to add a listing.

Just click on the Add Listing / Catch Report button at the top of the page.

If you are not already registered you will need to do so.

Click on the option that refers to you. Lakes, Tackle Shop or Catch Reports.

You will then be presented with the chosen packages screen.

Choose your package. Then all you need to do is to fill in the relevant fields.

We have tried to keep it very simple to do.

Of course if you have any problems you can always send us a message via the Contact Us button at the top or bottom of the site.

The main benefits are.

1. Having your business listed on the number one Carp Fishing  Directory.

2. Members who might not know of your business becoming aware simply by searching your area / location.

3. Exclusive posting rights in our facebook groups.

   Our fishing lakes group has the largest membership in the world. This is ideal for promoting your lake or posting your catch reports.

   Our used tackle facebook groups are also the largest in the world, ideal to advertise in if your business is selling fishing tackle.

4. Our direct messages option.

    Prospective customers can message you directly should they have any questions regarding your business.

It’s very easy to add a catch report.

Just click on the Add Listing / Catch Report button at the top of the page.

If you are not already registered you will need to do so.

Click on the option that refers to you. Catch Reports.

You will then be presented with the chosen packages screen.

Choose your package. Then all you need to do is to fill in the relevant fields.

We have tried to keep it very simple to do.

Of course if you have any problems you can always send us a message via the Contact Us button at the top or bottom of the site.

Simple.

Either use the Live Chat option or if that is offline just use the Contact Us button at the top and bottom of the page and send us a mail.

Our response times are very quick so you won’t be waiting long for a reply ! 

Pricing is kept very simple.

If you wish to add your lake or business just on the website we have a annual fee of just £25.

If you wish to have the option to promote your listing on our facebook groups it’s just £30 per annum.

A catch report is free for the first listing then just £15 per annum. 

You can post as many reports as you wish.

A map location will give users some idea of where your business is located or the location of the catch report.

The simplest way to enter your location is to input your postcode. As you type this, you will see a dropdown menu appear. Once you see your address or area just click on it and it will autofill the map and zoom to your location.

Once the listing is published the member viewing your ad will see a location pin at the location where your business or report is and also will have the option to click on a Get Directions tab.

This will then open up a google maps page where they can input their location then have the directions sent to them via their phone from their location straight to yours.

This is very easy.

A menu will appear, you just select the species you have stocked or caught. You can select more then one.

They will then appear in the listing once published.

On the Homepage you will see near the top a search bar.

Select what you you would like to search.

Lakes

Tackle Shops

Catch Reports

Then just fill in the location, the category and what you are looking for.

Generally just filling in the location will yield results. If no results appear slide the proximity bar to 0 and search again.

The contact details section consists of 

Email

Phone Number

Website

All are optional.

Just fill in the ones that apply to you.

You can pay via Paypal or Stripe using your credit / debit card details.

 

 

Yes you can.

Just navigate to your listing on the website.

At the address bar at the top highlight the whole address then right click and select copy.

Navigate to where you wish to post a link to, then left click on the area so you see the cursor flashing then just right click and select Paste. You will then see the link appear.

Do not forget to save so the link remains !

Alternatively you can share via social media by just navigating to the page where the ad or catch report is you wish to share. Just under the main heading picture you will see a number of tabs. 

Click on Share. 

A Pop up will immediately appear. You can then select the social media outlet you wish to share to and just click on it. A screen will appear on which you then just click share.

Yes there are three types of images you can add to your listing.

Logo

This is optional. However we encourage you to add some kind of Logo file. This then shows on the map marker instead of a boring standard marker. It can make your listing stand out. It also shows on your listing in the search results.

If you need help with this please just message.

Cover

The cover image is the big image at the top of your listing. Try to make it a good quality picture as it will be the first thing members will see when landing on your page.

If you need help with this please just message.

Gallery

Gallery pictures are what you wish to show to represent your business or catch. These can be anything you choose, examples could be past customers or yourself holding a fish caught, a picture of the lake, any lodgings etc. Fishing tackle inside your shop. Basically anything you think would present a positive image for your business or you wish to show in your report.