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IT’S ALL ABOUT PREDATORS NOW FOR KORUM CREW
DID everybody have a good Easter break? This time last year the sun was beaming, the carp were biting and most of our lads were out chasing monster tench and bream.
Suffice to say, there’s not much to write about of a similar nature this month! Even the Korum team have been quiet, nobody really setting the world alight with their captures.
Phil Spinks has been bagging plenty of pike and perch, as usual. He uses the Korum Bite Indicator Kit for this to present worm hookbaits. The Kit comes with a special clip, so you can attach the indicator to your rear bankstick, drop-off style. Great for sensitive, shy biters like perch it appears, as Phil has been catching dozens on short sessions.
You can read all about his approach in the Korum Fishing Made Easy magazine, which will be out very soon. This great mag includes loads of features from our anglers, which are sure to help improve your fishing.
Shaun Hodges has also been amongst the perch, including one hefty ‘stripe-less’ stripy. I love Shaun’s approach to fishing – he doesn’t play by the rules and proves that fishing to suit the situation, rather than the textbooks, often brings rewards.
Speaking of unorthodox, the inimitable and always entertaining Chris ‘The Pons’ Ponsford proved recently that even when it’s minus 1, you can still catch tench! He and our media co-ordinator Adam Firth went out to shoot an Angler’s Mail Action Replay and despite Arctic conditions, Pons bagged tench! Unbelievable skills from the big man. Be sure to read the feature in the magazine soon.
One thing Chris found out-fished all other tactics was a Dura-Method feeder loaded with new Sonubaits.com goodies. This awesome bait brand has really produced the goods this year.
Check out their new website if you haven’t seen it all yet (www.sonubaits.com). Chris particularly found the new Semi-Buoyant Oozing Boilies most effective, using the new Salted Nut Crush groundbait on a Korum Dura-Method feeder. These ‘wafter’ type hookbaits wobble attractively above the feeder, leaking out a brightly-coloured mist that fish love. The flavour and sweetener combinations are right on-point, they really are.
As for Salted Nut Crush. Look out! This is THE groundbait to be on this year. The results the Preston Innovations lads managed on this during testing were nothing short of epic. So epic, they didn’t want Sonubaits to release it onto the market. The Flavour Shaker and Liquid Enhancer have the smell of a true American Peanut Butter and taste even better. If you haven’t checked it out yet, you are definitely missing a trick.
I’m sure the Korum lads will be loading up with the pellets and groundbait from Sonubaits this year ready for their tench and bream campaigns, but for the moment it’s all about predators, it seems. Our predator experts like Gary Knowles and Ed Matthews have been bagging plenty of pike in this cold weather, I know that. This recent sunshine will no doubt have them running for the shallow water, lures and deadbaits in hand!
I’ve actually got a meeting next week with Gary and Ed to discuss more developments for our successful Snapper range, and I’ll also be able to show them some of the new bits and pieces we’re releasing this month.
There are some new hooks, rigs and imitation baits on the way from us this April – keep your eyes peeled in Angler’s Mail for Product News as soon as we’re able to let the cat out of the bag.
Until next time, enjoy your fishing.
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