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Iain Smithson catches his first cat on Baitwize RF1

Well I’ve done it I’ve landed a cat, this 19.4lb beauty was caught using a Baitwize RF1. I’ve been introducing these baits in since last Sunday and on its first official outing on Thursday it gave me a run the I just could not stop or control eventually my line gave in on my hook link.

Making stone fishing weights

You may have seen some of the previous videos we have shared by “The Handmade Fisherman” but we think this one in particular is brilliant.  Not only does Paul show you how to make weights that will fit in on any gravel lake bed but, these weights are also much better for the environment than

Making your own floats

There have been a couple of articles recently on handmade floats by professional traditional float makers but did you know that it is fairly easy to make your own?  You can find all the materials on eBay very easily such as the balsa wood dowels on eBay here –> http://ebay.to/2tIxoQ1 This article has been written in

Solar Tackle team member Julien does it again

Following the capture of a 55lb mirror in May, Solar Tackle team member Julien Porquet has done it again. Targeting a huge public water an hour and half’s drive from his home in Calais, France, Julien presented an 18mm TunaMino bottom bait, a current test bait for Solar, over a large bed of matching freebies, all

Fishing with bread pellets

Bread is one of those baits that has caused a lot of controversy over the years because although the fish absolutely love it, there isn’t any real nutrition within the bread for them to eat bread only and stay healthy which is the reason that some fisheries have banned bread as a bait. If you