The Big Red Carp Fishing Blog
Bait Baron, Brian Mills takes a look at how we can make our bait work better for us during the forthcoming winter months...
My views on baits, particularly winter baits, might go against the more widely accepted views. May they not? But they are my views, written here as guidance only, no rules just views and opinions. So if you disagree, that's fine.
Haith's have some fantastic products that they sell but one that doesn't seem to get the credit it deserves is the humble mealworm.
La pesca con le pastelle risale a parecchi anni fà quando anche io pescavo con mio zio le mie prime carpe senza l'ausilio dell' hair rig, poichè in Italia ancora non si conosceva. All'epoca gli ingredienti che si utilizzavano erano pochi e semplici ma non per questo meno efficaci viste le numerose partenze anche in simultanea su più canne.
"The young lad was doing his best to learn the art of spinning for perch and pike. Below him, the powerful river roared and swirled in a foaming torrent. High above the young angler a huge willow towered, but every now and then his small spinner snagged in the lower branches. The young man's uncle, yet again, risked life and limb to retrieve the spinner and offer words of encouragement."
So the days and nights were passing without any action to the bite alarms, and it was somewhere around seven nights since my last fish out of my syndicate. It was head scratching time...