Bait tests

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New E-S-P pop-ups in five different flavours!

CARP specialists E-S-P have just released their first ever baits. Check out the full range below.     Salt n Pepper Squid (white) A combination of two of the best all…

Carp Kinetics

METHOD MIXES – TESTED!

Tested by STEVE LOCKETT CARP KINETICS METHOD MIX £5 for 2 kg A blast of marzipan greets you when opening the bag. There are back notes of orangey fruit, too.…

Tesco Value Sweetcorn

SUPERMARKET SWEETCORN – TESTED

Tested for Angler’s Mail by Duncan Charman   LIDL FRESHONA SWEETCORN 39p Kernels in water with sugar and salt added, sold in 340 gr ringpull tin (drained 285 gr). A…

DYNAMITE BAITS XL SWEETCORN

BEST READY-TO-GO CORN BAITS – TESTED!

Tested by STEVE LOCKETT BAG ‘EM MATCHBAITS SWEETCORN £2.99 Handy 200 ml plastic tubs can be resealed after use and kept for some time in your tackle bag. The flavours…

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Essential Baits Shellfish B5

ANGLER’S MAIL is number one for product ideas! Here’s a favourite bait used by magazine contributor Andy Browne… For the past 17 years my carp fishing has revolved around using…

The Berkley Gulp! range of carp baits is impressive and is in tackle shops all over the country.

THE A-Z OF BOILIE COMPANIES

Angler’s Mail has been scouring the country for bait companies… Below are the 122 boilie firms we found. If you know of more, or have a favourite brand, add your…

ILCHESTERMEXICANA

SUPERMARKET CHEESE – TESTED

Tested by DUNCAN CHARMAN TESCO ROUSSAS BARREL AGED FETA £2.18 for 200 gr A three-month matured Greek cheese made from goats and sheep’s milk. Almost white in appearance and leaking…

KINGPRAWNS

SUPERMARKET SEA FOOD BAITS – TESTED!

Tested by Bill Rushmer COOKED COCKLES £5 for 268 gr A well established tough sea food bait that can be fished directly on the hook. You need to be careful…

BOUNCE

SUPERMARKET MEAT SPECIALS

Tested by Bill Rushmer SAINSBURY’S PORK SAUSAGE MEAT £2 for 500 gr Sausage meat is more like a base mix in that you need to add additives and process (cook)…