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SOMETHING TO TRY AT THE WEEK-END? Do you want to fish PVA Mesh Sticks at long range?

2019 03 28 30

Here Carpology TV show a simple way of getting those mesh bags out there much further than normal utilising our Rahja Spice Micro Feed, crushed Rahja Spice boilies, Mini Mixed Pellet and Rahja Hemp, with other particle. 

Once again, well worth just over a minute of your time watching this. It is so simple to do.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x5n13TYSzck

Quest Baits 'Ology' Spicy Spod Mix

2019 03 28 14

With the water temperatures now starting to rise, this is the time to start thinking about your spod mixes again. This is a great one for a good spread of attraction.Very easy to put together with minimal ingredients, yet because of the ingredients in the Rahja Spice, it is still quite a complex mix with lots going off. As it gets warmer you can safely increase the hemp and as the water cools back down at the back end decrease the hemp and increase the broken and crushed boilie content. 
A minute spent watching the video could get those indicators moving a little more.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jbKBvn2gW1M

Posted by Shaun Harrison on 28 March 2019 | Comments Tags: , , , , Read the full post

Spring Tactics for Carp

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The frogs have returned in volumes to my garden, which always means that I no longer need to work so hard to catch carp and now is the time to start moving on from my various cold water winter approaches to the methods that have caught me so many spring fish in years gone by.

With the daylight hours stretching on so much longer and the sun rising so much higher, the carp increase their activity and start to cover a lot more ground than they perhaps have been doing these past 2 ½ months.

So, how do I approach spring fishing?

Posted by Shaun Harrison on 25 March 2019 | Comments Tags: , , Read the full post

The Largest in the Lake

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Once in a while we all get lucky and hook into a fish we really wanted to catch. Occasionally someone has the presence of mind to grab a camera and rush round to take a few action shots. Rarely do the two situations join together. Thanks Dave for capturing those exciting moments for me.

What bait are you using this year Shaun?

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What bait are you using this year Shaun?

This is a question I am often asked on the telephone, so I thought it about time I wrote my answers down. 

Boilie is a rather inadequate word and a bit of history.

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The word boilie is a rather inadequate word and doesn't really tell you anything. It is a commonly used word that I actually hate. It's really like using the word dinner to describe all meals. Here I run through a few different categories of 'boilie', with hopefully a few things which will make a lot of sense that perhaps weren't quite so obvious to you before.
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Changing Seasons

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The seasons are well and truly changing and as we move into March, here is a late catch up from my angling over these past 3 months.

Best wishes
Shaun Harrison

40 years catching carp!

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2017 sees me enter my 40th year of catching carp and my first ones were in the snow!

Posted by Shaun Harrison on 1 February 2017 | Comments Tags: , , Read the full post

Extracts from my Diary June 2016

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Well, I saw another month out, another month that had yet again been kind to me. So, it’s time to scan back through my dairy as in previous months and pick out some of the highlights. Well, I need to show that I still angle. A lot in the trade don’t, yet they manage to come up with new must have’s that have turned their angling around – yeah right!


 

Extracts from my May 2016 Diary

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June 1st has passed, so half way through yet another year and the time really is flying by. Old age and more aches and pains will be catching up much sooner than I want them to be at this rate.

Looking back over the few weeks of May I have again been rewarded with some lovely captures, so here are a few extracts from my daily jottings in my angling journal.