The zig red beetle is a wonderful carp fly. Carp on the fly is tremendous fun. Whether it's fishing for small wildies or large specimen carp. Carp will take imitations of beetles and other natural food. On waters that are bait fished, carp will take imitation bread and dog biscuits. There is a wide variety of sport on offer which is brilliant through the summer months when the trout are a little more sluggish.