King was on permanent peg 35 where he started by dumping six helpings of groundbait with fishmeal and brown breadcrumb, using his swimfeeder
at 40 yards.
We were going to set up our cart rods coupled to a swimfeeder
and a monkeyclimber bait alarm, and fish near the island with the recommended bait, luncheon meat for the bigger fish.
Rhymney AS member Dave Forester caught roach to 1lb when he used a swimfeeder
with maggots as bait at the club's Fochriw Pond.
Fontburn: Orange Sparkle PowerBait Paste, worm, Magic Dust in swimfeeder
A small swimfeeder
rig with bigger baits - maybe corn or worm - can be effective for the bream and tench.
Bill set up a leger rod with a swimfeeder
and Dave assembled a long, reel-less pole.
He used a small block end swimfeeder
as did the runner-up Dave Hipkiss who had 6lbs 12oz.
quivertip rod, landing net, 2 rod rests, swimfeeder
, hooks, shot, reel and 3 bait boxes - one containing maggots, the second casters and the third a mixture of breadcrumb, maggot and worm essence groundbait.
Gerald Parker, from Skewen, won the latest open match at Port Talbot Docks when his swimfeeder
and maggots approach resulted in 30lb 7oz of bream going on the scales.
BAIT BOX Derwent: Orange PowerBait Eggs with Magic Dust in a swimfeeder
RIVER DANE Chub are plentiful between Holmes Chapel and Davenham with small swimfeeder
kits with double bronze maggot accounting for fish in the 3lb bracket.
He cast a simple swimfeeder
leger rig under an overhanging tree at an Edenbridge fishery in Kent but only gudgeon and tiddlers went for his dyed red maggots.