By July, the Tench in my local Tench lake are difficult to catch. It’s my opinion, the Tench become conscious to the dangers of taking the common baits as the year wears on. I have tried different rigs and methods. I have also fished from different swims at different depths. The common thread through my dwindling catches though, is always the baits. Enter tutti frutti. … [Read more...] about Tutti Frutti bait for summer Tench fishing
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Hemp seed is loved by all course fish and is powerful fish attractor. To make dry hemp seeds safe for fish to eat, they must first be soaked and cooked. There are several ways to prepare hemp for fishing, but I prefer to stew mine as follows. … [Read more...] about How to prepare hemp for fishing
Both work well Bread flake or paste both work well in the winter, but what about the summer? I have made two evening trips to the same swim on the same river, to find out the effectiveness of bread flake or paste in the summer. On the first trip I used bread flake with liquidised bread as feed. On the second I used bread paste on the hook. … [Read more...] about Bread flake or paste for summer Roach
Bread mash Bread mash is an old fashioned ground bait for rivers. It's purpose is to disperse very small bread particles downstream to attract the fish up to where you are fishing. Use stale white bread to make traditional bread mash. Bread from a bakers, dried over a couple of weeks is the best, but here I'm using up all the left overs I have collected recently. … [Read more...] about Bread mash for chub and roach fishing
Bread paste for fishing Bread paste is one of those baits that fish immediately understand as food. Even on a river where the fish rarely see an angler, they will take bread paste. There are several ways of making this attractive bait and I would like to tell mine. … [Read more...] about Bread paste for fishing