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   Old Thread  #174 13 Sept 2021 at 7.55pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Many thanks…..just learning how to post photos and picked a large image to start with 😂😂
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   Old Thread  #173 13 Sept 2021 at 3.43pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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   Old Thread  #172 13 Sept 2021 at 3.19pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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This 52lb Mirror is the queen of a low stock pit in Berkshire and it fell for a sting pop up in very deep water when the lake had not produced any carp for a month. The carp caught a month before was also caught on the same hookbait!
The 52lb was caught in December on a day where the temps never got above 2 degrees celcius.

I have always found that this little 12mm pop up saves me a blank, especially in cold water, when I do most of my angling.
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   Old Thread  #171 13 Sept 2021 at 2.53pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Yep she’s a cracker and it came at a time when the lake was fishing really tough. Excuse the photo of the sting hookbaits as that is an old and dated image from the winter with the old packaging.
What makes the sting so effective? Well anyone who has ever made pop ups will know that certain liquids destroy certain aspects of your basemix……..I soon worked out that those liquids for whatever reason are very attractive.
Aniseed
Bunspice
Tutti
Certain spices………all very destructive in a volatile basemix
The Herb which we launched this summer contains several of these elements and surprise surprise it’s been a mega bait so far, in fact it’s impossible to keep in stock.
Also hydro liquids in hookbaits………what an eye opener that has been! I have always been obsessed with hookbaits seeing as it’s the one on the end of your rig.
Be advised though as September is not the greatest time of year to be putting out hi viz hookbaits on certain venues. Matching dull Wafters or bottom baits is a deadly combo right now.
Right, back to work now as the bait isn’t gonna make itself!
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   Old Thread  #170 13 Sept 2021 at 1.43pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
Cracking fish that Gav 👏
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   Old Thread  #169 13 Sept 2021 at 1.33pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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   Old Thread  #168 13 Sept 2021 at 1.06pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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This is the Sting 12mm ultra buoyant pop up, it is made using the Sting essential oil which I get directly from Nash. I believe it was Shaun Harrison who came up with the blend whilst at Nash. We blend it with our own unique set of flavours and sweeteners to make the finished product and is one of our biggest sellers.

Nash bait sting was a spicy fishmeal that contained a bovine meal which is no longer allowed in bait production, that smelt a little bit like Mulligatawny soup and was probably one of the best baits I have ever used.
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   Old Thread  #167 13 Sept 2021 at 12.54pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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May be different and Gav will answer but they bloody work
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   Old Thread  #166 13 Sept 2021 at 11.15am Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
I’m sore Gav can answer that, it works though trust me 👍
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   Old Thread  #165 12 Sept 2021 at 10.21pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
I listened to Gary Bayes on one of the podcasts recently and he said he wouldn’t make the old Sting anymore as you can’t get the correct ingredients. Are these baits a different ‘Sting’?
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   Old Thread  #164 12 Sept 2021 at 10.17pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
Been using these for a few months now, have to say quality is second to none and they do the business. The Sting is something special, Eton Mess and others 👌
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   Old Thread  #163 11 Aug 2021 at 8.46pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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It’s amazing what we can produce 😂
If any of you think of a hookbait that is a bit special or perhaps got some winter mileage then drop us a message. We won’t be under so much pressure in winter and maybe we can run some smaller batches off. This week has been ridiculous! That blooming herb bait and all its accessories has had us under a bit of pressure.
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   Old Thread  #162 10 Aug 2021 at 9.57pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Hardened hookbaits arrived today, look and smell great 👍
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   Old Thread  #161 10 Aug 2021 at 9.31pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Thanks for the link, that lake looks rather special.
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   Old Thread  #160 31 Jul 2021 at 12.17pm Login so you can post / reply  Register so you can join in!
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Happy days, many thanks.
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