Coarse Fishing Articles

How to make your own extract

HOW TO MAKE YOUR OWN EXTRACT By Anthony Wood One of the things a lot of bait makers use is extracts and herb extracts are a fantastic additive to have in your armoury.  So how do you go about making a good extract? In this article I will show you how to make a good

UK Fishing Rod Licence

The new fishing licence pricing has been in effect for a few months now and it seems to have settled down nicely after the usual expected delays when introducing a new system.  So when do you actually need a UK fishing licence? Well you need a fishing licence if you wish to fish for salmon,

Homemade Milk Bottle Feeder

There are so many different feeders out on the market that you have more choices available to you now than you ever have. However, we are a huge fan of homemade fishing tackle too.  Paul Adams aka ‘The Handmade Fisherman‘ produces some fantastic videos on his youtube channel and we particularly liked the homemade milk

Preparing Chickpeas

PREPARING CHICKPEAS Well the first thing you will need to do is put a layer of chickpea’s into a saucepan as shown in the photo.  You want enough to put maybe two layers of peas on the bottom. Next you want to add your flavouring, colouring and any additives such as Corn Steep Liquor or

Colne Valley Tackle & Bait Ltd weekly update

There has been some exciting news come in from all over our team this week, to start us of, our quality control man Ade, he had a quick 48hr on Westfield fishery before going and helping out at an event hosted by the ffdk( fishing for disabled kids ) He managed to land a mid