Testing my new boilies and using some old faithful bait

Well where to begin, I thought I would start writing a few session reports as I used to write them before and it was great fun. I won’t be writing one for every session as I don’t want it to become a job, I want to keep it fun.

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I had made myself a new batch of boilies from a ready made Haith’s base mix that they had kindly sent me to have a play with. The recipe I used is:

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500g Haith’s Robin Red & Chilli Base Mix
2 Large Eggs
50ml CC Moore Liquid Robin Red
10ml BaitTech Omega 3 Fish Oil
5ml Mainline Baits Banoffee Profile Plus
1ml Liquid Talin

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Now I could have gone down to my members only club water as I know it very well and know where the fish are likely to be hiding. However, I wanted to give the test boilies a hard time so I decided to go to a fishery that I hadn’t been to for about 4 years. If you want to give the fishery a try it is Higham Lane Fishery and the SatNav postcode is LE10 3EF. For more details ring John using the number in the photo below,

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the fishery has Carp, Tench, Roach and a few Perch although lure fishing for them isn’t allowed. You can have a good days fishing and although not really easy you can expect to catch 50-60lb of fish in a session.
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I had decided to fish the test boilies on a basic hair rig with running lead and a small PVA bag of matching crumbed boilies. Okay, I cast in and now it was a waiting game and I didn’t have to wait long. After only 3-4 minutes my line shot off and I was into my first fish of the day a lovely little 4-5lb carp. After 3 hours I was on 94lb of fish!!!! I think I can safely say these boilies work lol.
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As I went to cast in again I realised I had ran out of test boilies something I very rarely do. I had a choice of baits to use but I went with one of my favourite ready made baits and that is Bait-Tech Hybrid Barbel Hookbaits. My favourite way to fish these is with a small pva bag of Bait-Tech Carp Feed Pellets. Having rigged up I cast out and it was about 10 minutes before I got a bite but I was off again this time a nice 8lb carp, another 4 hours went by and I had had another 63lb of carp. It was now nearly time for me to pack up but I thought I’d have half an hour floater fishing some bread on the surface and this resulted in another 10lb of Carp as I was packing my other stuff away.
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All in all that was definitely a red letter day with 167lb of carp and the odd small roach on the bread too. Well I hope you have enjoyed my first session report blog. Until next time tight lines 🙂

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