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compatible groundbait, which leads to the deadliest method of all, using ultra-soft paste made from groundbait. This is only possible under the rod tip or with pole tackle. DYNAMIC TRAVEL
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Paste can be a lethal bait on hardfished, day ticket venues. I don’t think many anglers get around to using this stuff, either finding it too tricky to prepare or too fiddly to use. In both cases I would argue that it’s worth the extra effort, because if you get paste right, it opens up a new world.
I can remember many occasions where I’ve turned to paste as a last resort and have gone from catching almost nothing to ‘emptying’ fisheries. I once caught 100 lb of tench on paste after the bailiff told me that they hadn’t been showing well!
If you can’t be bothered with making paste, you can buy it in tackle shops, but to get the best out of it, combine it with a similar recipe groundbait.
Paste works much better if you fish it over a fine bed of