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Carpmaster

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  1. I dont listen to all the waffle and try and be happy every day there are those worse off than me is what I think every day that got a way of keeping you positive at least for me anyway
  2. Simon the weed is all different types from Canadian to this stuff that looks like the kelp you get at sea as well as large rocks boulders etc used to keep the liner down its brutal in places not to bad in others but in the same breath to get in the not so bad swims is hard work cause they're usually taken on a one in one out basis.
  3. Yes drop off inline I'll have to put one togeather an show you guys
  4. No yonny the hooklink is held in place by the leader coming over the outside of the lead the lead is drop off set up
  5. I use the fox inline pear and chop the incert just behind the thick bit place the swivel which I find a better fit than korda leads into the thick cut piece run the leader or line over the top in the groove rubber sleeve on the end good to go drop the lead on a take but take a very substantial cast etc
  6. Glad hes back with you both an doing well butty
  7. The vets and love finchey believe me you can see it in his face hes as happy as a pig in the proverbial😁
  8. I dont think it's that elmo look how much the government have lied about it I know someone who passed away it said on the cert covid but they had terminal cancer and wasnt able to get their treatment?? Members of my family had it xmas I was with them all I didnt get it and am not a carrier my misses has no immune system she surely would have contacted it from me if I was my mind is allways open
  9. Look how happy he is to be back with the ones that love him
  10. Nice to hear little fellas is coming home that's a weight lifted for you I bet
  11. Got you elmo, I've not done it where I'm fishing at the moment tho it needs it I'm hoping in the foreseeable theres going to be access to a boat but with all this covid bs still waiting to be allowed but something to think of for the future thank you elmo
  12. What's your views on raking I've done it an had a good day then done it elsewhere an blanked???
  13. I've been losing carp to weed etc which isn't good I'm changing to 30lb braid I've been using inline pear leads rig as normal out the front losing on a take but still able to retrieve if no run now what I've been thing about I've not put one out yet thought I'd see what you guys thought first 3 1/2 distance lead with the hooklink off the leader on the lead I'm using a 40lb boom with inch of supple braid at hook end because the hooklink is fixed off the side of the lead till a shake or movement the lead will drop and theres no beads etc the hooklink will come off the leader can you see any problem
  14. Its probably be the last rods I buy as I use things to death if I like it lol
  15. Its personal preference I think I used to use shimano but had a few tips blow or the gears strip in the reels I am going back a few yrs now mind lol I've had a cast of a few different rods the last few weeks off a few of the guys local to me and i like the feel and how they cast of the sonik for the money your paying which isn't alot they feel quality
  16. Mono over braid depends what your fishing over as in any situation horses for courses
  17. Good Elmo go wet a line hope you have one or two butty
  18. Alot of love helps I hope it works this time for little fellas Elmo and I hope things pick up for the rest of you too
  19. Keep your chin up butty hope things get better soon
  20. πŸ˜€πŸ˜€I know of some lakes that happen to have crayfish in do you cook em first or kill an scoop out the meat ???
  21. I do enjoy a discussion on bait I know I dont use manmade smells or flavours but I do use natural ingredients like prawn tuna garlic turmeric paprika etc any of you guys used naturals like this is your bait your bound to have what's your views etc I do understand and know that they may not stay fresh as long once defrosted etc
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