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  1. Rushmore League at Gold Valley Lake 06/01/2019 - Callum Dicks

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F99AyrGYXY8 "Well we're here today at Gold Valley. It's the first round of the Rushmore League, now the Rushmore leagues I really like fishing. There's a lot of money to be won and it's a team match as well, it's not only you trying to win a lot of money for the individual price but there's also a team prize...
  2. Number One Pole Choice For F1 Fishing With Callum Dicks

    Right guys, this is my setup. First of all, the pole i'm using is the Maver Signature Pro 800. Now this pole fufils my requirements perfectly. The best  best thing about it for me is how stiff it is, you can fish it at lengths of 14-16m and when you're getting little tiny bites from these F1s, it's really responsive...
  3. How To Shot A Pole Rig Correctly With Callum Dicks

    My shotting pattern in the last month has actually changed totally to what I used to do. I know these floats that I'm using today take eight no. 12 shot, and what I used to do is just string them out over a four inch gap in a very basic 'shirt button style', but I've actually changed totally what I'm doing now...
  4. How to sharpen hooks correctly - Pinpoint owner Marc Voosen talks you through it.

    PinPoint owner Marc Voosen talks you through how to correctly sharpen hooks, this video will talk you through pretty much everything you need to know about How To sharpen hooks. How do i clamp the hook correctly in the vice? How many strokes of the file do i give each side? How much pressure do i apply? How do i test to...
  5. EuroBanx 4 ft Alan Blair and Oli Davies

    Euro Banx 4 certainly lived up to it's expectations, Alan Blair and Oli Davies go on a mission around Europe. Firstly visiting Belgium where they visited the awesome Monkey Climber Syndicate, then onto a open access public water in Denmark where Alan went on a Choddy attack. They then moved onto Sweden and with an eventful ferry ride and Alan getting...
  6. Urban Baits Competition, WIN 5kg of Boilie, Glug and a Tub of Pop Ups

      We've teamed up with Urban Bait to bring you this great bundle bait prize! The bundle consists of 5KG of boilies, a bottle of glug and a tub of hookbaits! All you have to do is 'LIKE' the Bristol Angling AND Urban Bait Facebook pages, 'SHARE' this post and 'COMMENT' 'WIN' below. Good luck! Last entry 23:59 Sunday 11th...
  7. How To Splice Leadcore / Lead-Free Leader Materials By Liam Hodges

    This weeks top tip from me is going to be how to splice a Lead-Free leader. The components you need for splicing are a Leadcore/Lead-Free leader of your choice, the one I'm using today is Submerge from Fox, you also need a nice sharp pair of scissors and a Splicing Needle. You can cut the leader to whatever length you...
  8. Stalking Carp With Freelining Tactics In The Winter By Dan Shipp

    I'm going to quickly talk to you about one of my favourite ways of catching carp, and that's being able to watch them in the edge and stalk them. I've found that particularly on smaller shallower lakes, it doesn't take a lot for the water to warm up and when it does those fish will actively be searching out the...
  9. Special Tiger Nut Hookbaits By Mike Jones

    This is my next top tip; how to enhance your Tiger Nut hookbaits. Firstly, I take my ready prepared Tiger Nuts into my empty pot and fill it about halfway. Next I take some full fat Coco-cola, tip a little bit of that in. Next, a tin of Red Bull and add the same amount of that as well, just...
  10. Tying A Solid PVA Bag By Liam Hodges

    This is my top tip for all year round fishing, it's solid PVA Bag fishing, it's perfect for chucking at showing fish and for your general day ticket waters. To make the solid PVA bag I use the Fox Rapide Loading System and what I put in the bag is a mixed pellet, this is the Mighty Mix Pellet; a...

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