The Big Red Carp Fishing Blog
As Carp fishing continues to grow and the associated markets develop across the World in conjunction with the widespread use of the internet, established companies' brands, products and intellectual property become more exposed to counterfeiting and exploitation.
We’ve used ALL that we know about ROBIN RED to create three NEW ingredients, and they’re all based on what we fondly call “ROBIN RED TECHNOLOGY” but what does that mean?
Bill Cottam would only ever use Haith's genuine Robin Red in his baits and has done so for a number of years as he explains in this article...
Carp are frustrating beasts. Just when you think you have got the fish all worked out they go and break the rules and start playing hard to get. It’s strange but true; carp can be easier to catch in certain areas and almost impossible to catch in others. Some of the most challenging areas are the spots where they go to chill out and rest up for the day.
We have looked at the various ‘Reds’ previously in this series of articles and I have concentrated mainly on Super Red. However, there are three other variations on the theme and in this article I will be concentrating on Honey Red. All the ‘Reds’ are based on our famous all-species attractor Robin Red and in the case of Honey Red the bulk ingredients are the sweet and spicy PTX and the highly attractive Red Factor.
We have seen all manner of trends come and (sometimes) go in the bait business and the latest fad – or is it much more than that? – is boiled bait based on nut products. There has been a lot of talk in the press and on the forums about these baits so I thought I would have a little play around with a few ideas myself. I decided to start with tiger nuts, arguably the most effective and certainly the most popular of all the nut baits.