What is the best carp rig for silt?

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What is the best carp rig for silt?

In these instances, a pop up rig would be your best chance of presentation, something like a Ronnie or a hinge would fit the bill perfectly. If you find the silt is really soft and smooth with little or no debris, then fishing in amongst it can be a killer tactic.

How do you fish over silt?

So to summarise: Ignore the ‘sticky’ stuff. 3 Large, heavy, round boilies will sink into the silt, so try using lighter baits. 4 Glugging your freebies will help prevent them taking on the smell of the silt. 5 Rigs: never use an in-line set-up and opt for the lightest lead you can get away with.

Can you fish PVA bags in Silt?

If you’re chucking it into silkweed, the bag will go into silkweed and it’ll fold over the top and make things really hard for the carp to find. If it’s really light weed, not a problem at all. “Silt is absolutely fine too.

What rigs to use in Silt?

The classic way of carp fishing over silt has always been to use some form of helicopter rig, because the lead will always hit the bottom first and the hooklink can be positioned further up the leader or mainline.

What’s the best carp rig for weedy lakes?

The rig I use for most of my fishing in weed is the 360 rig. I believe it is the most efficient rig out there and have used it for many years. There is a lot of negativity surrounding the rig, but there are a few things that you can do to ensure that it doesn’t create any problems.

What time of day are carp most active?

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Traditionally the best times of the day to catch carp are early morning, early evening or at night though they can be caught at anytime throughout the day. They feed more aggressively under cover of darkness and so dawn and dusk tend to be the most successful times.

Can you use PVA bag with Ronnie rig?

I like to use a small PVA stick with the 360 or Ronnie, and just a PVA nugget with the Multi rig to stop the loop from slipping down the hook shank, as it would if you tried using a PVA stick.

How long should a PVA bag rig be?

4. Keep the Rig Length Short. Keep the length of the rig inside the bag between 3-5inches and ensure you use a supple braid as the hooklength material. As fish are not moving far and feeding close to the lead the short hook length wallows a greater chance for the fish to be hooked.

What is a Ronnie rig?

The Ronnie rig is essentially a low lying pop up rig, enabling the boilie subtly sit up just off the lake bed making it ideal for when there is not too much weed or debris.

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