Potato - anyone still using them ?

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Harry H
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Re: Potato - anyone still using them ?

Post by Harry H » Sun May 01, 2016 6:04 pm

Danny Boy wrote:
Stour Otter wrote:Only recently I have heard of pole fisherman at one of our club lakes using sliced potato soaked in coffee. These they then use as a punch bait. It has all the appearance of pellet, but because it is softer has greater hooking ability.​ Something I plan to try.

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If I remember it s a trick that bob nudd has used for years ,but keep it under your hat. :Hat:
I can remember Bob Nudd teaching Kev Green how to fish the pole in preparation for a Match using potato soak in coffee grounds.
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Re: Potato - anyone still using them ?

Post by Ian » Tue May 10, 2016 8:34 am

Sounds like the coffee in the potato is a sort of laxative,after all a potato must fill those fish up,just like after a Sunday dinner ha.
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