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Get fish competing first

Get fish competing first
If you prefer to stay in one spot rather than rove around, there is another way of catching consistently when rivers are low and clear. This tactic relies upon the opportunist nature of fish.
The trick is to get fish competing for food before you start fishing, and a bed of small food particles such as hemp or micro pellets, or the introduction of loose feed little and often, can both work. It is important, however, that you don’t introduce a rig or start to catch fish until the fish have built up confidence, and a competitive feeding regime has been established.
It can take anywhere from 30 minutes to several hours to build up competition. Once the fish are feeding competitively, it is often possible to remove several members from the shoal without the others becoming spooked and leaving the area.