Winter Barbel Recipes

Winter Carp and Barbel Recipes

Winter is on us and water temperatures are dropping each week. Fish are eating less, and their metabolism is entering winter-mode. All fish will still need to eat of course, but they will eat much less food, including our bait, within much shorter time period each day. We should still be offering them a balanced…

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Recyclable Packaging

Coming soon…NEW 100% Recyclable Packaging

Coming soon NEW 100% Recyclable PACKAGING: Our flavours and some additives will soon be packed in neat wide-necked 100% Recyclable amber PET PHARMA containers. These new pots are easier to use and better for long-term product storage. Both the container and cap will be accepted in your normal household recycling bin. Please just wash them…

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NEW product! Shrimp Liquid Extract

I am very pleased to announce a new product available in my online shop, Shrimp Liquid Extract. In the constant search for new products I am pleased to now offer for the first time in the UK this exceptional natural liquid shrimp extract. Sourced from southern hemisphere, this is a hydrolysed extract made from whole…

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bait making

Coming Soon…

I am very pleased to announce that coming soon to the JB Web Shop is a bespoke range of new baits and additives. The plan for 2019 is to encourage and motivate anglers to make small batches of their own bait. I would love to help anglers return to some of the traditional ways of…

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Cheese Special Bait Sauce

New Products Coming Soon…

There are two new and exciting JB product ranges now available. First is a new range of liquid ‘Bait Sauces’ in clear 250ml squeezy sauce bottles. These versatile products have wide range of uses and may be applied to boilies as a glug or dip, or used with pellets, particles or maggots. The key to…

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Supermilk

The importance of advanced bait

Boilies play a major role in the dietary habits of freshwater fish and this is especially the case with carp and barbel. There are now many fisheries throughout Europe where carp depend on angler’s bait. I believe we can make the most of this dependency. In this article I will be discussing why the use…

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carp bait

Are your boilies too strong?

Are your boilies too strong? I would like to discuss the subject of washed out baits, the use of dips and glugs, the benefits and pitfalls of pre-soaking bait and the leak-off, or strength of boilies in general. To understand the whole issue we should consider the main dry ingredient recipe or boilie base mix…

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