As an all-rounder, whether it’s tactics, species, venue or even tackle and bait, doing something different most certainly keeps the passion fresh as far as I’m concerned.
This time round, a session on the middle Severn, in Shropshire, saw a number of perch on the bank. They weren’t massive fish, with the lead image the largest, but it was great fun.
Tackle was a Fox Barbel Special 11’ rod and an Okuma Zeon reel. The 6lb Maxima Chameleon went straight through.
The six-inch hook-length was created by a size 6 Dinsmores shot and a 5mm ESP bead. The cage feeder was a Drennan 15g and the hook a Drennan Super Specialist size 10.
I fished worm on the hook and filled the cage feeder with brown crumb and red maggots.
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