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    salokcinnodrog got a reaction from kevtaylor in Finding carp in a 2 ft beck?!?!   
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    A mate of mine regularly goes to visit family in Hungary. A lake alongside the river that had been drained and emptied specifically to 'harvest' a food source, carp were naturally restocked from the river by the river rising just 1metre. 
    He was amazed that 10kilo fish had reappeared within a year. 
     
     
     
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    salokcinnodrog got a reaction from Carpmaster in Finding carp in a 2 ft beck?!?!   
    Carp can only put up with or live in brackish or salt water for a short period, they need to flush out the additional salt from their system, and the Freshwater inlet will allow them to do that. Add in the spawning in the stream as well. 
     
    Although there are carp and other coarse fish in the Baltic, there are also Freshwater inlets, streams and rivers, which they also use for the same reasons. 
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    salokcinnodrog got a reaction from charb in Finding carp in a 2 ft beck?!?!   
    Carp can only put up with or live in brackish or salt water for a short period, they need to flush out the additional salt from their system, and the Freshwater inlet will allow them to do that. Add in the spawning in the stream as well. 
     
    Although there are carp and other coarse fish in the Baltic, there are also Freshwater inlets, streams and rivers, which they also use for the same reasons. 
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    salokcinnodrog got a reaction from Carpbell_ll in Finding carp in a 2 ft beck?!?!   
    Carp can only put up with or live in brackish or salt water for a short period, they need to flush out the additional salt from their system, and the Freshwater inlet will allow them to do that. Add in the spawning in the stream as well. 
     
    Although there are carp and other coarse fish in the Baltic, there are also Freshwater inlets, streams and rivers, which they also use for the same reasons. 
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    salokcinnodrog got a reaction from Carpmaster in rolling rounds and results   
    The hook from an old tent peg does not work, it comes loose (I have a Bosch drill) or bends.
    Get a paddle mixer/paint stirrer, that works a treat for around 20 eggs of liquids. 
    I have also used a plasterers paddle mixer for larger amounts, about 5litres of eggs and liquids. 
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    salokcinnodrog got a reaction from Carpbell_ll in rolling rounds and results   
    The hook from an old tent peg does not work, it comes loose (I have a Bosch drill) or bends.
    Get a paddle mixer/paint stirrer, that works a treat for around 20 eggs of liquids. 
    I have also used a plasterers paddle mixer for larger amounts, about 5litres of eggs and liquids. 
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    salokcinnodrog got a reaction from Carpbell_ll in rolling rounds and results   
    My ex used to find the tiniest little bit if I ever had a bait rolling session in the kitchen, and the smell of Trigga, Liver Elite, GLM powder and Sweet Cajouser actually woke her up one night. 
    No such thing as a decent bait smell, even cinnamon and peach or eucalyptus and cherry smells overly strong and a bit off when boiling. 
     
    Hemp has always been done outside of the house, the only good use of a Coleman Peak1 stove... 
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    salokcinnodrog got a reaction from Carpmaster in rolling rounds and results   
    My ex used to find the tiniest little bit if I ever had a bait rolling session in the kitchen, and the smell of Trigga, Liver Elite, GLM powder and Sweet Cajouser actually woke her up one night. 
    No such thing as a decent bait smell, even cinnamon and peach or eucalyptus and cherry smells overly strong and a bit off when boiling. 
     
    Hemp has always been done outside of the house, the only good use of a Coleman Peak1 stove... 
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    salokcinnodrog got a reaction from jh92 in rolling rounds and results   
    My ex used to find the tiniest little bit if I ever had a bait rolling session in the kitchen, and the smell of Trigga, Liver Elite, GLM powder and Sweet Cajouser actually woke her up one night. 
    No such thing as a decent bait smell, even cinnamon and peach or eucalyptus and cherry smells overly strong and a bit off when boiling. 
     
    Hemp has always been done outside of the house, the only good use of a Coleman Peak1 stove... 
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    salokcinnodrog got a reaction from Carpbell_ll in What is your newest purchase   
    Asso fluorocarbon mainline, hook stop beads and some more buffer and rubber tulip beads. 
    The Asso fluorocarbon is to try to reduce line visibility in a very clear water. While Gardner Pro light is good and I struggle to see it, I think the added density of fluorocarbon will benefit. 
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    salokcinnodrog got a reaction from charb in shimano baitrunner DL/ RB.   
    My view exactly. 
    I have had various baitrunners, the original 3500 GT's, 4000's, 8010's and the DL's.
    A mate still uses his original 6500 baitrunners. 
    The newer DL's feel cheap and tacky compared to the older models. I have broken a handle on 1 of 3, it fell off my barrow. 
    I am still abusing 2 of my Aerlex 8000's bought back in 2005, they have outlasted other reels. 
    The DL's have been 'promoted' to pike fishing, with braid admittedly, but for carp fishing I prefer my budget range Beastmasters. 
    I found the DL10000's I was limited to around 90metres with 15lb line, the spool is not wide enough to cast further as the line depth drops too low on the spool. A 0.36mm braid will cast far enough for pike fishing, but not for carp fishing, which is why I bought the Beastmasters for carp. You can cast short with a big reel, but not long with a smaller reel. 
    I'm not even sure the DL10000's are as good a casting reel as the older 4000's or 8010's, although I had no need for big casting with 15lb line on them. I did push 100metres plus with 8lb line and shock leader and they felt comfortable. 
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    salokcinnodrog reacted to charb in shimano baitrunner DL/ RB.   
    thanks for the tip that is much appreciated. i did feel that alot of the newer models looked cheaper than the old style GTE baitrunners and such.
     
    tight lines
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    salokcinnodrog got a reaction from charb in shimano baitrunner DL/ RB.   
    To be honest I am not totally sure what the DL stands for, but I do not think the DL is totally worth the extra money over the ST baitrunner range. 
    I have DL10000's and other than an extra spool I don't think is necessarily better than the ST range. The build quality of Shimano's mid range reels seems to have gone downhill. 
    Budget ST range or XT top price is the way to go. 
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    salokcinnodrog reacted to carpepecheur in What is your newest purchase   
    I thought so. I prefer to baldly go where no carp angler has gone before.
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    salokcinnodrog reacted to kevtaylor in 2021 carp porter fat boy   
    Thought had crossed my mind lol 👍
    I'm only put off by the van and trailer part 🤣
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    salokcinnodrog reacted to pablo7uk in 2021 carp porter fat boy   
    I know a guy that drives a mobility scooter with a trailer towed behind it... Reg plate says gone fishin 😂
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    salokcinnodrog got a reaction from kevtaylor in 2021 carp porter fat boy   
    Motability disability scooter loaded to the gunnels... 
    Think I need that! 
    Only problem you would need a van or trailer for it😏😂
     
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    salokcinnodrog got a reaction from jh92 in Anyone on the rivers??   
    I'm going to start looking for fish along the river, but will definitely include some chub floater fishing. 
    I didn't even walk the river this close season, I spent non working days on my syndicate fishing. 
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    salokcinnodrog reacted to elmoputney in Getting the fishing urge.   
    I gave up for 15 years, now look what's happened 😂😂😂
    More addicted than ever I think 😳
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    salokcinnodrog got a reaction from finchey in Getting the fishing urge.   
    No matter what life brings, as an angler you get the urge when you least expect it. 
    A new challenge or a 'rebirth' is often the spark that gets you wanting to be fishing again. 
     
    Enjoy. 
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    salokcinnodrog got a reaction from elmoputney in Getting the fishing urge.   
    No matter what life brings, as an angler you get the urge when you least expect it. 
    A new challenge or a 'rebirth' is often the spark that gets you wanting to be fishing again. 
     
    Enjoy. 
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    salokcinnodrog reacted to welder in 2021 carp porter fat boy   
    A quick tip on the topic of barrows. Don't, ever, leave the handles at home in the shed. Without them the barrow is of absolutely no use. Trust me.
    Ian.
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    salokcinnodrog got a reaction from Carpmaster in What is your newest purchase   
    I believe that if it is under guarantee and not fit for purpose, or breaks then the retailer should replace or refund 
    They then return it to manufacturer. 
    However online shopping has blurred the boundaries. 
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    salokcinnodrog got a reaction from Carpmaster in Terminal Tackle   
    To be honest I don't think that drop off heli-rigs do constitute fish safety. 
    You need the lead on the end of the line for the rig to be able to be ejected. 
    If the lead drops off, the leader, or broken mainline can or even will, fold either side of the rig preventing it being ejected. This then becomes a potential tether if a fish swims around a snag, be it a branch or lily stem/root. This broken line wrapped around a snag tethers it. 
    Underwater 15lb line may take 60lb of pressure to break it!
    If that were a leader of 20-45lb, multiply by 4 to get how much pressure in pounds it would take to break it, it is likely that the fish would not be able to break it, mouth damage as it rips the hook out or tethering is the likely end result. 
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    salokcinnodrog got a reaction from jh92 in How much rest after spawning?   
    Not every fish spawns at the same time, some don't at all! 
    My personal view, is just don't fish for spawning fish. 
     
    On Ardleigh back years ago, I had a 13lb heavily scaled mirror from the mouth of a small bay where they would spawn, I had seen other fish splashing along the bank. 2 hours later I caught a 24 battle scarred warrior from an area 100 metres away, middle of the reservoir that had not been in the splashing fish. 
    The 13lb mirror was munching on the spawn, there was no dripping milt or eggs, the 24lb mirror was built, but again was not dripping. It did not look empty, but was eating. 
     
    At Brackens I caught a 20lb male that was pouring out milt, yet I know that they did not go into full spawning mode as mid afternoon just after they started, the weather turned cold with severe thunderstorms. 3 weeks later with no more warmer weather around, 12 fish went belly up, spawn bound after an oxygen crash. 
    I've watched fish spawning, and despite getting heavily battered, scales etc, within a week, most damage is healing. 
    The best person to ask is @levigsp
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