NEXT GENERATION TACKLE
AThe most obvious float rig to use is a pellet waggler, combined with an 11 or 12 ft rod. This is a very simple method, where regular casting of the float and constant feeding of a few pellets around it with a catapult will quickly stir carp into feeding.
A self-cocking pellet waggler is locked on the line and the normal starting depth is around 3 ft. Use a small swivel to connect the hook length to the main line, which apart from preventing line twist, also helps to sink your hook bait slowly through the water’s surface tension.
It’s best to use a banded pellet, which secures the bait well enough to survive multiple casts. Use 6 mm pellets as feed and on the hook and you won’t go far wrong. is available from reputable tackle dealers.
To find your nearest stockist, call
More of your questions answered in p.30