The Bait Room at Allcocks Outdoor Store, Worcestershire's Premier Angling Shop

29th October 2023 by

The Bait Room at Allcocks Outdoor Store, Worcestershire's Premier Angling Shop

Welcome to The Bait Room, the top destination for angling in Worcestershire. At Allcocks Outdoor Store, we're proud to be the premier fishing shop in the west-midlands area, offering an unparalleled range of top-grade fishing gear and a friendly atmosphere. Whether you're a seasoned angler or just starting out, we have everything you need to enjoy a successful fishing experience.

Our shop is located in the heart of Worcestershire but serves the entire Birmingham and West Midlands area, making us the go-to choice for fishing enthusiasts looking for high-quality gear and expert advice. With our convenient location, you can easily access our store and explore the vast range of fishing equipment we have in stock.

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Our country is renowned for its fantastic fishing opportunities, particularly along the beautiful River Severn. As an angler in the area, you'll have access to a fishing paradise. The River Severn is home to a variety of fish species, including carp and course fish, making it a dream destination for any angler. At The Bait Room, we can provide you with the right gear and bait to make your River Severn fishing experience unforgettable.

A Wide Range of Angling Brands

At The Bait Room, we stock all major angling and bait brands. From trusted names like DrennanFox RageCC MooreMainlineKorda, and Dynamite Baits to popular brands like Bait-TechSavage GearRapalaRidgemonkeySpombDaiwa, and Wychwood, we have a wide selection of quality products to suit every angler's needs and preferences.

Trusted Names in Angling

Brand Specialty
Drennan Float fishing tackle
Fox Rage Predator fishing tackle
CC Moore Bait and ingredients
Mainline Bait and tackle
Korda Tackle and accessories
Dynamite Baits Carp fishing bait and pre-made carp rigs

Popular Angling Brands

  • Bait-Tech - High-quality bait and groundbaits
  • Savage Gear - Lures, clothing, and fishing rods
  • Rapala - Fishing lures and knives
  • Ridgemonkey - Innovative tackle and accessories
  • Spomb - Innovative bait delivery systems
  • Daiwa - Fishing reels, rods, and accessories
  • Wychwood - Tackle and apparel for carp and coarse fishing

Whether you're shopping for carp fishing supplies or predator fishing tackle, we have the brands and products to suit your needs. Browse our selection online or visit us in-store to find the perfect gear for your next angling adventure.

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Serving the Birmingham and West Midlands Area

Are you located in the Birmingham or West Midlands area and searching for a top-quality angling shop? Look no further than The Bait Room at Allcocks Outdoor Store! Our shop is the perfect destination for fishing enthusiasts in the West Midlands, offering an extensive range of fishing gear to meet all your needs and preferences.

Our convenient location makes it easy for anglers to access our store and explore the vast range of fishing equipment we have in stock. Whether you're in Birmingham or the wider West Midlands area, we're just a short drive away, ready to provide you with expert advice and quality gear.

Our friendly team of passionate anglers is always ready to share their knowledge and help you make informed choices. We understand that quality gear is essential for successful fishing, and we're committed to providing you with everything you need to have a fantastic angling experience.

So, if you're looking for a top-quality angling shop in the Birmingham or West Midlands area, visit us at The Bait Room, or shop online for the best angling experience Worcestershire has to offer!

The River Severn - A Fishing Paradise

Worcestershire is home to one of the most beautiful and diverse rivers in the UK - the River Severn. It is a cherished destination for anglers all over England and is a true fishing paradise. The River Severn offers a wide range of fish species, including carp, chub, barbel, pike, roach, dace, bream, and more.

Carp Fishing on the River Severn

Carp fishing on the River Severn is particularly popular. The river is known for its large carp population, offering an exciting challenge for carp anglers. Common carp and mirror carp are the most commonly found species in the river, and you can find them in different sizes.

Carp Species Average Weight
Common Carp 10-20 lbs
Mirror Carp 15-30 lbs

To catch more carp on the River Severn, it's crucial to have the right gear and bait. At The Bait Room, we stock top-grade carp fishing equipment from leading brands like Drennan, Fox Rage, CC Moore, Mainline, Korda, and more. Our experts can guide you on choosing the right bait for the carp and setting up your fishing rig for the best results.

Course Fishing on the River Severn

The River Severn is also an excellent location for course fishing, with a wide range of species to target. From roach and bream to perch and pike, you can find a diverse range of fish in the river. The course fishing season runs from June to March, and during this time, you can catch a variety of species with the right gear and bait.

At The Bait Room, we offer a wide range of course fishing equipment and bait from top brands like Bait-Tech, Savage Gear, Rapala, Ridgemonkey, Spomb, Daiwa, and Wychwood. Our experts can help you choose the right gear and bait for the species you're targeting, ensuring a successful course fishing experience on the River Severn.

In conclusion, the River Severn is a true fishing paradise. With its stunning natural beauty and abundant fish population, it's a must-visit destination for any angler. Whether you're targeting carp or course fish, The Bait Room can provide you with the right gear and expert advice to enhance your River Severn fishing experience.

Carp Fishing - Tips and Techniques

If you're a carp fishing enthusiast in the UK, Worcestershire is a perfect destination for you. Carp fishing is a popular angling pursuit in the area, and with the right gear and techniques, you can improve your chances of catching a big one while enjoying the beautiful scenery.

At The Bait Room, we can provide you with expert advice on carp fishing and help you select the right equipment and bait for the task.

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Carp Bait

When it comes to carp bait, there are various options to choose from, including boilies, pellets, and sweetcorn.

Boilies are a popular carp bait and come in different flavours and sizes. They consist of different ingredients, including fishmeal, flavours, and attractors, which make them an irresistible meal for carp. Pellets are another effective carp bait, and they come in different sizes and flavours, making them versatile for different fishing situations.

Sweetcorn is a cheaper alternative to boilies and pellets and can attract carp, especially in heavily fished waters where carp are accustomed to seeing commercial carp bait. At The Bait Room, we have a wide selection of carp bait to choose from, and our experts can help you select the best option for your carp fishing needs.

Carp Fishing Rigs

A carp fishing rig is a vital part of your angling setup. It consists of a hook, a hooklink, and a lead or weight, which all work together to help you catch the carp.

There are different carp fishing rigs available, including the hair rig, the chod rig, and the hinged stiff rig. Each rig is designed to present the bait in a different way, and choosing the right rig depends on the bait you're using, the fishing environment, and the carp's behaviour.

Our experts at The Bait Room can help you select the right fishing rig and show you how to set it up correctly to improve your chances of catching.

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Carp Fishing Tips

When fishing for carp, it's important to be patient and persistent. Carp are smart, cautious fish and can be difficult to catch, especially in heavily fished waters.

Here are some tips to help you catch more carp:

  • Choose the right bait for the carp's feeding behaviour.
  • Use a reliable rig and set it up correctly.
  • Be stealthy and avoid making noise or disturbing the water.
  • Learn to read the water, including the carp's behaviour and feeding patterns.
  • Be prepared for different weather and fishing conditions.

By following these tips and using the right equipment, you can improve your chances of a successful carp fishing experience.

A Beginner's Guide to Course Fishing Essentials

Course fishing is a popular form of angling in the UK, and Worcestershire offers some excellent course fishing opportunities. Whether you're targeting roach, bream, or perch, having the right gear and techniques can make all the difference when it comes to catching course fish. At The Bait Room, we have a wide selection of quality products to suit every angler's needs and preferences.

Gear Essentials

To get started with course fishing, you'll need a few essential pieces of gear. Here are some of the key items that you should consider:

Item Description
Rod A lightweight rod with a soft tip for detecting bites.
Reel A reel with a smooth drag system and a line capacity to match your rod weight.
Line Monofilament or fluorocarbon line in the 2-6lb range.
Floats A selection of different-sized floats to suit different conditions.
Weights Weights of different sizes to help you reach the desired depth.
Hooks A range of hooks in different sizes and patterns.
Bait The most popular course fishing baits include maggots, casters, worms, sweetcorn, and bread.


Course fishing techniques can vary depending on the species you're targeting and the conditions you're fishing in. Here are some of the most effective techniques for catching course fish:

  • Float fishing: This is the most popular technique for course fishing, and involves using a float to detect bites and control the depth of your bait.
  • Feeder fishing: Using a feeder can help you present your bait more accurately and attractively, making it ideal for catching bigger fish.
  • Legering: This technique involves using a weight to sink your bait to the bottom of the water and waiting for a bite.

Expert Tips

Here are some expert tips to help you catch more course fish:

"When fishing in clear water, try using a lighter line and smaller hook to make your bait appear more natural."

Expert Advice and Friendly Service

At The Bait Room, we take pride in offering not only high-quality fishing gear but also expert advice and friendly service. Our staff is composed of passionate anglers who are always ready to share their knowledge and help you make informed choices.

"I visited Allcocks for the first time last week, and I was blown away by the level of service. The staff was incredibly friendly and knowledgeable and helped me find exactly what I needed. So glad I found this shop!" - recent customer

Whether you have questions about the best bait for a specific fish or need advice on setting up your fishing rig, we're here to assist you every step of the way. Our staff can guide you on the latest angling techniques and gear, ensuring that you have the best possible experience on the water.

Don't hesitate to ask us for our expert advice, and we'll be more than happy to help you out. Our friendly service and commitment to customer satisfaction set us apart from other angling shops.

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Convenient Online Shopping

Can't make it to our physical store? No worries, we've got you covered! The Bait Room offers a simple and convenient online shopping experience, so you can browse and purchase our extensive range of fishing gear from the comfort of your own home.

Our website is user-friendly and easy to navigate, making it simple for you to find exactly what you need. Plus, we offer fast and reliable shipping to ensure that your fishing essentials are delivered straight to your doorstep with 1-day deivery available UK-wide.

Whether you're looking to stock up on bait, replace your fishing line, or invest in a new rod or reel, we've got you covered. Our online store is stocked with a vast selection of fishing gear from all major brands, ensuring that you have access to the best products in the market.

With our online shopping platform, you can conveniently browse our range of products, add them to your cart, and check out securely in just a few clicks. It's never been easier to get the fishing gear you need to enjoy a successful angling adventure in the UK!

Fishing Events and Workshops

At The Bait Room, we're passionate about creating a strong angling community in Worcestershire. That's why we regularly host fishing events and workshops to bring anglers together and share knowledge and experiences.

Our fishing events are a great opportunity to connect with fellow anglers, learn new techniques, and stay updated on the latest angling news and events. Whether you're interested in carp fishing, course fishing, or fly fishing, we have an event that will pique your interest.

We also offer workshops where experienced anglers share their insights and techniques. Our workshops cover various topics, from setting up your fishing rig to choosing the right bait for specific fish species. It's a great opportunity to learn from the experts and take your angling skills to the next level.

Fishing Events Calendar

Our fishing events and workshops are open to all anglers, regardless of experience level. Check our website regularly or follow us on social media to stay updated on the latest events and workshops.

Quality Tackle Repairs and Servicing

At The Bait Room, we understand the frustration of having damaged or broken fishing equipment. That's why we offer quality tackle repairs and servicing to get you back on the water as soon as possible. Our skilled technicians are experienced in handling a wide range of repairs and maintenance, from minor fixes to major overhauls.

Tackle Repairs

Our tackle repair services cover everything from rods to reels and everything in between. We can repair or replace damaged guides, handles, and even broken tips. If your reel needs fixing, we can replace bearings and gears, or even clean and oil it to get it running smoothly again. Our goal is to restore your fishing gear to its original state so that you can continue enjoying your angling experience.

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Tackle Servicing

Maintaining your fishing gear is essential to ensure its longevity and top performance. Our tackle servicing includes cleaning and lubricating reels, inspecting and replacing damaged components, and checking line guides and reels for wear and tear. We also offer specialist servicing for specific types of fishing equipment, such as carp reels and baitcasting reels. With our professional tackle servicing, you can have peace of mind that your gear is in top condition.

Contact Us

Don't let damaged or poorly maintained fishing equipment ruin your angling experience. Contact us today to learn more about our tackle repair and servicing options. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff are here to help you with any questions or concerns you may have. Trust us to keep your fishing gear in top shape so that you can focus on what matters - catching fish!

Join the Angling Worcestershire Community

We believe in creating a strong angling community in Worcestershire. Join us today to connect with fellow anglers, share fishing stories, and stay updated on the latest angling news and events.

Our community is open to all anglers, whether you're a seasoned pro or just starting out. We welcome anglers of all ages and backgrounds and strive to provide a supportive and inclusive environment.

By becoming a member of the Angling Worcestershire community, you'll be part of a network of passionate anglers who share your love for fishing in Worcestershire. Join us today and start exploring the best angling Worcestershire has to offer!

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