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TACKLING BIGGER WATERS!
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TACKLING BIGGER WATERS! Posted by ,

Cornish carper John Kneebone explains how fishing larger lakes can be a lot easier than you think...

A big water, Upper Tamar carp in perfect condition!
A big water, Upper Tamar carp in perfect condition!

LOCATION

Finding fish is the main priority
Finding fish is the main priority
Be mobile: if the fish move, you move
Be mobile: if the fish move, you move
Getting the location right is what will put fish like this on the bank
Getting the location right is what will put fish like this on the bank

FEATURES AND BAIT

Food source boilies are a must
Food source boilies are a must
Image © Mainline Baits

Halved boilies and flat leads will help your presentation on the marginal slope
Halved boilies and flat leads will help your presentation on the marginal slope
Image © Mainline Baits

TACKLE AND RIGS

An uncomplicated simple Balanced Wafter rig is ticking all the boxes for me
An uncomplicated simple Balanced Wafter rig is ticking all the boxes for me
An easy change system means I can always be using a fresh rig and fishing with confidence
An easy change system means I can always be using a fresh rig and fishing with confidence

Using a throwing stick to spread your boilies is great tactic on large waters
Using a throwing stick to spread your boilies is great tactic on large waters
A simple PVA Stick made from crushed boilies can add attraction and reduce the risk of tangles
A simple PVA Stick made from crushed boilies can add attraction and reduce the risk of tangles

SUMMARY

Choose a well-stocked venue such as Upper Tamar and the action can be prolific
Choose a well-stocked venue such as Upper Tamar and the action can be prolific
A stunning big water, Upper Tamar carp!
A stunning big water, Upper Tamar carp!

VENUE: Upper Tamar
SIZE: 81-acres
ADDRESS: South West Lakes Trust, Kilkhampton, Bude, Cornwall, EX22 9SB
PHONE NUMBER: 01566 771930
WEBSITE: www.swlakestrust.org

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