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THERE’S ALWAYS A CHANCE!
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THERE’S ALWAYS A CHANCE! Posted by ,

Pete Castle is one carper who believes there is always a bite opportunity somewhere in the lake – even in the most unlikely of circumstances as we are about to find out…

Shallow lakes are some of the best to target in winter
Shallow lakes are some of the best to target in winter
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TACTICS AND APPROACH

Travelling light and priming spots is key to my approach
Travelling light and priming spots is key to my approach
Make your time count and have a few things ready
Make your time count and have a few things ready

BAIT

Balls of Groundbait are highly attractive and easy to dispatch onto my spots
Balls of Groundbait are highly attractive and easy to dispatch onto my spots

01 Here are all the baits and bits I use to make-up my balls of Groundbait.
01 Here are all the baits and bits I use to make-up my balls of Groundbait.

RIGS

I like to keep my rigs simple
I like to keep my rigs simple
Fluorocarbon is great for the clear water conditions
Fluorocarbon is great for the clear water conditions

EXPECT THE UNEXPECTED!

The fish can often be located near the surface bring Zig Rigs into play
The fish can often be located near the surface bring Zig Rigs into play
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10mm Hybrid pop-ups: a superb surface hookbait
10mm Hybrid pop-ups: a superb surface hookbait

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A Ladywell stunner nears the net
A Ladywell stunner nears the net
Nailed off the top
Nailed off the top

SUMMARY

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