In the Swim We re­veal three deadly chub rigs you’ve got to try on the rivers

Angling Times (UK) - - WELCOME -

IT’S all well and good iden­ti­fy­ing where in the swim you plan to fish for chub on a river, but can you be sure that your rig is work­ing to max­i­mum ef­fect once the cast is made?

With chub be­ing such oblig­ing fish, the an­gler is faced with plenty of op­tions when it comes to pick­ing a way to catch this pop­u­lar river fish in colder weather – but there are some that can be ruled out from the word go when clear wa­ter and low river lev­els are fac­tored into the equa­tion.

You’ll still be able to fish a static bait, us­ing a sit-and-wait ap­proach or a run­ning line to cover as much of the swim as pos­si­ble, search­ing ev­ery square inch of the wa­ter – but how big should your float be? Which feeder is best? What should go on the hook? They’re all im­por­tant ques­tions to get right…

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