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Testing Tub

I use a clear Tupperware tub to test all my rigs before I cast them out. I know a lot of people advocate testing in the margins but I feel that a clear tub is far better as it allows me to see how the rig is behaving. This is epically important to me as it allows me to see exactly how it will look […]

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24 hours with Simon Crow

Back in May last year I just happened to notice on social media that Simon Crow was going to run 5 one to one tutorials later in the year. I knew that these would go fast and so decided to risk my life by asking Lucy if it was ok to get in touch with Simon and book to go fishing with him. Why was […]

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Do you really need to use Rig Tubing?

Well in my opinion it is a resounding no and I haven’t used it for years. There are a number of different reasons why I don’t feel the need to use it. First of all I think that it sticks out like a sore thumb on the lake bed even if you try to break up the outline with marker pen. I have tested this […]

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The Multi-Rig Part 2

As promised here is how to set the Multi-rig up ready to fish. The first thing is to add your bait, in this case I am using a KSC pop up from Xcel Baits which I just “screw” onto the bait spike (If I was using a wafter or bottom bait I would replace the Taska Bait Spike with a Korda Ring Swivel and tie […]

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How To Tie The Multi-Rig

This is my favourite rig to use, I would say that 98% of the time this is the one I am casting out mainly with a pop-up but equally as happy with a wafter or bottom bait. I just have so much conference in this rig, it sits on the lakebed like a claw and resets perfectly if somehow ejected. The components I use are […]

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