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Pop-up baits vs. Bottom baits

Fishing is all about the choices you make. There are many variables, but in carping one of the key decisions is whether to present your hookbait on the bottom or just above it.Pop-up baits: Bottom baits: POP-UP BAITS PRESENTATIONAll rigs can tangle or get caught on detritus as the lead plummets through the water, but the buoyancy of a pop-up ...

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  • 02 April 2015

The flatbed Method feeder explained

To get the best out of the flatbed feeder you need to nail the basics. Rob Wootton answers questions on the 10 areas many anglers struggle with. Since it first burst on to the scene in the 1990s the flatbed Method feeder has swiftly evolved into the ultimate carp-catching device on commercial venues.Fishing a hookbait tucked in the middle of ...

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  • 01 April 2015

How to catch a 2lb roach

A 2lb-plus roach would rank as the ‘catch of a lifetime’ for many fishermen, but how do you best target one of these magnificent creatures? Dai Gribble reveals his approach... Specimen-sized roach are the ‘Holy Grail’ of targets for many anglers. No matter how hard-nosed they are, few fishermen can remain unmoved by the sight of such a magnificent creature.“It’s ...

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  • 01 April 2015

How to catch roach from commercial fisheries

The two deep lakes of Fields End Water are teeming with carp, and for much of the year they are targeted with pellet wagglers and feeders by the fair-weather angling brigade.But when it’s cold the lethargic state of the bigger fish gives other species a look-in, in the shape of some fantastic sport with roach… big roach. Largely ignored and untouched, ...

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  • 26 March 2015

Steve Ringer's 101 greatest stillwater tips

1 How often to cast when fishing the Method is a question I get asked a lot. Every day is different and it pays to vary it during the day anyway. Start by leaving the feeder out for 5 mins at a time and then time how long it takes to get a bite. If you’re getting bites within a ...

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  • 26 March 2015

Steve Ringer: What baits to use when Method feeder fishing

After a long winter of polefishing for F1s it was refreshing to dig my rods out again and spend some time fishing the Method feeder.Over the past few weeks I’ve managed several Method sessions with varying degrees of success, winning one of the matches I fished, and blanking on the next trip!That aside, I love this tactic as I enjoy ...

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  • 26 March 2015

What baits to use when Method feeder fishing

After a long winter of polefishing for F1s it was refreshing to dig my rods out again and spend some time fishing the Method feeder.Over the past few weeks I’ve managed several Method sessions with varying degrees of success, winning one of the matches I fished, and blanking on the next trip!That aside, I love this tactic as I enjoy ...

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  • 26 March 2015

How to add 30 yards to your cast

Since setting up and managing the England feeder team I’ve learnt crucial lessons which have made a huge difference to the way I cast in order to achieve distance and accuracy.Just as well... after fishing Irish festivals for the first time in ages last year, and with rumours of a Feeder World Championships where we’d have to cast 100-plus yards ...

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  • 11 March 2015

How to catch on the waggler in the cold

One big problem among anglers on commercials in winter is not striking at every movement of the float.Perhaps this stems from childhood, when we’re taught to wait for the float tip to disappear completely before striking, but all I know is that on a cold day on a commercial fishery there are times when you’ll freeze to death before that ...

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  • 11 March 2015

How to choose the right river rod

Since I started doing my coaching days on the River Wye, it’s been an interesting exercise to compare notes from each session.I pride myself on being able to improve anglers’ abilities, so it’s very important for me to analyse the sessions and ensure that everything is covered. One subject that crops up virtually every time is rod selection. Many anglers ...

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  • 10 March 2015

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