Maggot and Pinkie Riddle

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Re: Maggot and Pinkie Riddle

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What is the mesh size of that riddle.
Also how do you store your turned casters?

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The mesh size is 3mm. I store the casters in airtight sandwich bags of about half a pint. Before a roach session, I drop the bait into a jug of cold water and skim off the floaters. Floaters then get mixed in my groundbait for the session.
Trouble is, the fish just don't read the books......
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Troydog wrote: Sat Aug 05, 2023 10:18 am I have used the kit attached for some twenty years. I usually buy two pints of maggots these days and I tip them onto the mesh when I get home. Any dead maggots are saved for ground bait. The others are put in the fridge if I want to keep them as maggots. if I want casters I leave them out of the fridge and the sieve them every day or so to collect the casters. Simple, clean and effective.
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That's a fat tinca Tim, you kept that one quiet :Wink:

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Troydog wrote: Sat Aug 05, 2023 4:18 pm The mesh size is 3mm. I store the casters in airtight sandwich bags of about half a pint. Before a roach session, I drop the bait into a jug of cold water and skim off the floaters. Floaters then get mixed in my groundbait for the session.
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Sworn to secrecy. dave….
Trouble is, the fish just don't read the books......
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