The Big Red Carp Fishing Blog
Though the water temperatures are certainly dropping fast and the nights drawing in, carp can be very active at this time of the year and many experts agree that particle baits, seed blends and even nut baits are very effective during the early winter months of November and December. At this time of year carp are on the lookout for food to build up body fat and overall condition to see them through the coldest part of the winter and that is why particle baits are ideal as they are high in energy-providing fats, backed up with good levels of dietary protein to improve general health and condition.
Red Factor™ is one of those ingredients that lend itself to a myriad of carp fishing applications. Some see it as a seed blend and, yes, Red Factor™ does contain seeds: some use it as a paste bait, and, yes, it is ideal as such: others see it as the ideal binding agent for boilie mixes and yes, it is a perfect binder. In effect Red Factor™ is probably the most versatile carp bait ingredient on the market. It is formed by blending granules of egg biscuit with a subtle mix of micro seeds and Haith's Ready Mix™ .
Here at Haith's Baits we have got everything you need to create the very best solutions for catching crafty carp, and one of the best ways to fool them it to use The Method.
Ken likes to trial just about every ingredient we have on the premises and here he talks about his discovery of Mealworm Crumble as a carp bait.
This month I would like to show you one of the simplest, cheapest yet most effective bird food mixes going, namely an 80/20 blend of two splendid ingredients:
I am not 100% sure, but I think that the amazing properties of our unique carp attractor, Robin Red®, was first discovered and then used to astonishing effect by the late Ian Booker, one of the most successful carp anglers of all time. For many years Ian’s captures of big carp from lakes in the Home Counties held the carp world spellbound, and I doubt if anyone has so dominated the big carp scene since.