HOW times have changed – from the days when freshly rolled, home-made and frozen boilies were thought to be the ul­ti­mate big carp bait, to to­day’s var­ied bait menu where frozen boilies of­ten don’t even get a look-in. Here are a few of the con­sid­er­a­tions…

Anglers Mail - - Carp Crew -

Apart from be­ing slightly harder due to be­ing dried more thor­oughly, there is no dif­fer­ence in the qual­ity of rep­utable shelflife ver­sus frozen boilies, other than con­ve­nience. The big ben­e­fit of shelf-life bait is that the food re­mains the same qual­ity as long

2 Most frozen bait is sent frozen from a man­u­fac­turer rather than freshly rolled, then on an overnight car­rier and in­evitably it is de­frost­ing as it trav­els. Then it has to be de­liv­ered to a shop, un­packed and re­stocked into a tackle shop bait...

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