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HITTING THE SURFACE!
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HITTING THE SURFACE! Posted by ,

Mainline carper, Jack Brown reveals his thoughts tactics behind one of his favourite methods of catching carp: Floater Fishing!

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An opportunist carp!
An opportunist carp!

TACKLE

Its essential that the main line floats
Its essential that the main line floats
Three hooklink breaking strains to cover every situation
Three hooklink breaking strains to cover every situation
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Bolt machine style floats are my favourite style of controller
Bolt machine style floats are my favourite style of controller
Size 10 Mixa hooks fit the bill for me
Size 10 Mixa hooks fit the bill for me

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With only the minimum of gear needed, floater fishing is also a very mobile tactic
With only the minimum of gear needed, floater fishing is also a very mobile tactic

BIRDLIFE

Feed off the birds before try to feed the carp
Feed off the birds before try to feed the carp

FEEDING

I like to use a mixed feed
I like to use a mixed feed
Hempseed Oil is a great floater additive
Hempseed Oil is a great floater additive
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HOW TO GIVE YOUR FLOATERS A FLAVOUR TWIST

HOOKBAITS

Trimmed down pop-ups is my number one a hookbait
Trimmed down pop-ups is my number one a hookbait
A few mixers soaked in Fosoil provide another good hookbait option
A few mixers soaked in Fosoil provide another good hookbait option

HOW TO TRIM DOWN AND BALANCE YOUR HOOKBAIT

SUMMARY

Ignore the floater gear at your peril!
Ignore the floater gear at your peril!

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