Virtually every bait firm, large and small, includes Robin Red in at least one if its proprietary boiled bait mixes and you can bet that any mix with the word ‘red’ in the titles has the red stuff in it. The success of these types of base mix has been astonishing, and Robin Red-based mixes are certainly among the best birdfood mixes you will ever find. The smell and taste of Robin Red is totally unique and it has an incredible pulling power.
(Incidentally, the recipe and the name Robin Red is a registered Trade Mark. This means that it cannot legally be copied, not can anyone else use the name.)
Initially Robin Red was, and still is, used as an ingredient in boiled bait recipes and you can tweak any of you won favourites with 25-50g/500g of Robin Red. In addition why not try adding this amount to your own favourite proprietary base mix. Trigga, for instance can be boosted by adding 50g of Robin Red to 450g Trigga Base mix, as can any other bait from the major bait firms.
Here is an idea for making semi-buoyant or buoyant hookbaits. Simply mix together 225g of Richworth’s Fishmeal Pop-Up Mix, 225g of Trigga and 50g of Robin Red. Add you attractors as required and roll out and boil for 2 minutes. Result? A lovely-smelling hookbait boosted with Robin Red.
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Probably the best-known carp bait additive and carp attractor in the world. When ordering always ask for “Robin Red Concentrate”. This is the kiddie!
Robin Red contains a blend of many ingredients but the recipe is a well-guarded secret.
Try adding some Robin Red to your favourite base mix. 25-50g is the recommended amount.
You can see the difference between the dry Trigga on the left and Trigga + Robin Red on the right.
Don’t forget to add still more to the natural attraction provided by Robin Red, by including a dedicated food liquid such as Trigga Liquid.
Mix 225g of Richworth’s Fishmeal Pop-Up Mix, 225g of Trigga and 50g of Robin Red. Add your attractors as required, then and roll out and boil for 2 minutes. Result? A lovely-smelling pop-up hookbait boosted with Robin Red.
Don’t forget, Robin Red can be added to particles such as groats, pellets and soaked boilies to provide extra pulling power to your bait carpet.
Give SuperRed as try as well. It contains the magical red stuff and is one of the best groundbaits/Method mixes you will ever use.