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The Truth About Pole Fishing

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The pole is now the preferred technique on many commercial venues across the country. In this highly informative series Alex Bones teams up with a number of top matchmen to demonstrate a variety of tips and tactics that show how the pole can be put to great use.


This impartial series contains a wealth of information for every pole angler - who can pass up unbiased advice from one of the country's top fishermen?

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Paste is one of the most popular baits on commercial fisheries and the best way to fish it is on the pole. However, fishing paste can be as easy or as complicated as you want to make it and in this DVD Alex Bones shows you the simple route to success. With nothing more than a bag of pellets and half a bag of groundbait, Alex demonstrates paste fishing made easy on the Thames Pool on Phase Three at Makins Fishery. It's a typical Snake Lake that contains a good head of carp and Alex explains the best areas of the swim to target, how to prepare the paste, rigs and the feeding techniques required to catch more fish on this deadly bait.  
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Big Fish
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There are few things more exhilarating in pole fishing than hooking a double-figure carp and winning the battle. Join Alex Bones and his special guest, ex England International Darren Cox, as they tackle arguably the best big-fish water for pole anglers in the UK, the specimen lake at Maver Larford Lakes. Everything is covered from the best areas of the swim to target, the best baits and feeding patterns to use and, crucially, what tackle to use to tame these beasts! You can't fail to become a better pole angler after watching Alex and Darren in action and catching some of the lumps that Larford is famous for.  
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Current England Interantional Des Shipp is regarded by many as one of the finest pole anglers this country has ever produced. This is even more true when we're talking about catching silver fish, so join him and Alex Bones at the viaduct fishery where these two top anglers give a masterclass in pole fishing. To make the day even more interesting, Alex fishes the modern way of feeding pellets and uses an expander pellet on the hook while Des adopts a more traditional groundbait, worm and caster approach. See how the different baits produce different bags of fish and, as usual, there's plenty of instruction, hints and tips to help you become a better pole angler.    
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The pole is now the dominant method on many commercial venues across the country and in this highly informative and action-acked show, the first in the series, Alex Bones is joined by top match angler Grant Albutt on the house Pool at the awesome Tunnel Barn complex to show you how to master shallow fishing tactics - If there's one pole fishing method that will produce fish after fish, this is it! To put an extra salnt on the day, Alex fishes the pellet while Grant, arguably the best angler in the country at this style of fishing, uses the lesser known slop method. For plenty of action, tips and information, join the duo as they fill their nets with F1s and Carp.  
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