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Rig or Bait? – Part 2

150 150 KRYSTON

Once upon a time, if a carp angler wanted to use an alternative hook-link material to standard nylon, he turned to a variety of, let’s face it, rather inappropriate materials. Dental floss, sea fishing Dacron, sail maker’s thread, and parachute cord were all used to…

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Rig or Bait? – Part 1

150 150 KRYSTON

For the most part, I tend to keep things simple as far as rigs are concerned, but at the same time, I realise that there is no ‘one rig fits all’ solution to the choice of rig. In fact, while I consider that I have…

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About traditional braids

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A brief history of braided hooklengths Braided lines are nothing new. Many of today’s anglers are completely unaware that way back in 1952 when Richard Walker caught his 44lb UK record carp he was using a braided hooklength. Walker was a visionary and saw the…

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About Coated Hooklengths

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Coated Hooklengths Your Vital bit of String If you are confused about coated hook-lengths it’s hardly surprising and your certainly not alone. Due to the outstanding success of Snakebite and Super Mantis there are now dozens of imitations and look-alikes flooding the market. Your choice…

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Alternative Lead Core Tactics

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Lead core has been around for years but surprisingly its full potential has not yet been realized. Ask a stereotyped angler what lead core is used for, more often than not the reply is “Its for the length behind the bomb”. The truth is lead…

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20 year friendship

570 350 KRYSTON

It’s 4.20am and the fourth carp of the overnighter is in the net at last. With the help of my friends that makes nine in two nights and literally thousands in the last twenty years and much of it down to my friendship with a…

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