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Alan MABBETT

Brad's Bream

BRAD'S BIG FISH BONANZA By Brad Hancock Brad's 27lb 14oz linear Brad Hancock’s campaign for massive bream on a vast Northern water proved fruitful…here’s how he caught a 9.14 bream, an 8 lb tench and his PB carp! FLOATING NEEONZ - THE ULTIMATE STANDOUT POP-UP FLOATING NEEONZ - THE ULTIMATE STANDOUT POP-UP FLOATING NEEONZ - THE ULTIMATE STANDOUT POP-UP Brad's 9-14-0 beast of a bream Brad's 9-14-0 beast of a bream The locals call it the dolphin show, scores of huge bream… I love tackling a new water, but my latest adventure is my biggest challenge yet. On my first...

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Alan MABBETT

Wafters & Pop-Ups…What’s the difference?

In simple terms, the main difference is buoyancy. A popup is basically a floating bait, which (as its name suggests) ‘pops-up’ off the bottom.   A wafter on the other hand is a bait which is designed to have neutral buoyancy, so it sinks - but only just!   Because the Fjuka Hookable Pop-ups and Wafters can be direct hooked or divided into smaller baits, they have even more applications than the harder alternatives on the market. How to use Pop-Ups Watch any underwater video (and there are hundreds out there on YouTube) and you’ll soon realise that most fish...

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Alan MABBETT
Brad's Big Fish Bonanza

Brad's Big Fish Bonanza

Fjuka ace, Brad Hancock got more than he bargained for on a recent bream session - after hooking and landing the lake record carp!

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Alan MABBETT
How Fjuka Carpo won Tom Scholey £10k (nearly)…

How Fjuka Carpo won Tom Scholey £10k (nearly)…

If ever proof was needed that you can have too much choice, just watch your average angler in the hookbait section of his local tackle shop. I’ve been there myself. Hundreds of little brightly coloured tubs, all containing different colours, flavours and buoyancies. Pellets, wafters, pop-ups. Hard baits, soft baits and everything in between. FLOATING NEEONZ - THE ULTIMATE STANDOUT POP-UP FLOATING NEEONZ - THE ULTIMATE STANDOUT POP-UP FLOATING NEEONZ - THE ULTIMATE STANDOUT POP-UP Feeder Fishing Confidence The problem is of course, carp feeder fishing needs confidence. Bite times can be 20 minutes, or half an hour, so you...

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