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splitter

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  1. splitter

    The Tip Lake Darenth. 1986.

    I enjoyed that, thanks for sharing!
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    July Catch Reports

    Some nice carp there lads. This is my first carp in over a year, due to not fishing much, and blanking when I have got out! Only a little un but very welcome!
  3. Hi Carl, have PM'ed you! Can't believe I got top prize. It's been a busy few weeks (or is that months?!) so haven't been on here much. I really hope I can squeeze a week at Rushes in sometime.
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    The next Terry Hearn?

    Missed it, and can't be bothered to go out and buy it! A reference to the thread, or has someone just decided to rip off the idea for an article?
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    HELP! Im going stark raving mad!

    Hi mate, Do you use rig foam on the hook when fishing in the weed? I tend to use that to mask the hook and fish a critically balanced bait that will rest on top of any bottom weed. When you reel in you will still get a ball of weed on the hook but your presentation should be ok until you start pulling the rig back.
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    **Carp.com Charity Raffle for SCOPE**

    Well done mate! That is quite some distance.
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    I'M EXTREMELY HAPPY

    Nice one zammo! You can't beat floater fishing. The only day I have ever had like that was with 4-9lb carp, which was great fun but not quite the same.
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    Some more them there North American wild River Carp

    Well done mate, good to see you are still getting amonst them. Whats the killer bait out there?
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    Chod Chod Chodyy Chod Chods: Rant and rigs

    Great post mate, I was recently thinking it would be good to get some examples of the rigs people actually use on here. I'll try to get a couple of mine on here when I get the chance. I agree the chod is a great rig in the right situation, over light weed or silt. I caught my first 20 on one. I do think it's a set up the carp will get used to avoiding if they see it day in day out.
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    new to commercial carping

    Hi mate, these are inline leads. They should have a plastic sleeve through the middle and you simply thread your mainline through and then tie on a swivel. Tie your hooklink onto the other end of the swivel, which should pull snugly into the plastic sleeve through the lead.
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    Bigger than Two Tone?

    I'm not sure you can dismiss a story like that. Most on this thread have agreed that there must be unknown monsters out there. If Dick Walker and Chris Yates can catch 40 and 50 pounders from a small pool in the 70s and 80s then I don't see why not an unknown 60lb fish in the 90s. The Carp in Redmire were left unfished for for a long time and grew fast on a natural diet. With not so many dedicated carp anglers around even in 1993 I would be surprised if there wasn't a few 50-60lb fish in the UK, either uncaught or unpublicised. Not everyone wants to claim a record and there is a lot of water out there. Not that I'm 100% sure that Gerry caught them all, but you never know. I'm looking forward to those photos......
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    **Carp.com Charity Raffle for SCOPE**

    I'll have a guess at 199 boilies and some random raffle tickets for my fiver please. Good luck getting to your target mate.
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    new to commercial carping

    Have a look at this one mate: A simple running rig is what I would go for.
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    My Lake

    If there are no bream then pellet is a cheaper option to bulk out the boilies. Best of luck!
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    social venues

    Was rather looking forward to joining you guys one day. Loved reading about the last one, sounded like a lot of fun. Shame to have lost it all over a disagreement between two members.
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