Catching the biggest carp and F1s in the lake, especially late in the session.
Don’t risk getting bust by a big carp and use 6lb mainline to a 5lb hooklength. A strong float with a thick tip is a must.
Corn is unbeatable in the margins.
SLOPE Plumb up carefully to help read the contours of the bottom ELASTIC Forgiving but strong is the key, with a size 14 or 16 hollow a good choice for big fish HOOKBAIT Alternate between straight hooking and hairrigging your meat hookbait FEEDING Cup in a few cubes of meat after every fish to keep them competing in the swim