The Big Red Carp Fishing Blog
For reasons that have never been made clear to me, it has been over two and a half years since we last visited Le Queroy. Come to think of it, there was a similarly long gap between our November 2010 visit and our return in March 2012.
Those of you with (very) long memories may remember an article I wrote way back in the mists of time called Boilie Soup.
“Making your own bait is simple,” explains Ken Townley. “Here's how you go about it.”
There are many seed blends on the market that all seem to be lumped under the generic heading of particle blend. These are seldom if ever put together with anglers in mind but are in most cases are simply blends that are already in existence in the bird feed market, intended for use as cage and aviary bird foods. Red Band Pigeon Conditioner is a perfect example.
For years now carp anglers have questioned the recipes and ingredients of the better base mixes on the market. Are they justified in doing so? Well yes, they are. If you bought a car you would want to be told the full specifications of the product as well as knowing how it performs. So it is with carp baits, and I am talking specifically base mixes now.