MATCH FISHING TIPS | GET DOWN THE MARGINS EARLY! – VINCE CROSS

Action down the margins can start early on

by Angling Times |

Unlike a lot of anglers, I always feed and fish the margins from the start as I’ve found that a few catchable carp can move into the edge early.

My plan is to fish two margin lines, feeding one negatively and one positively and beginning on the positive one.

This is fed with a full pole cup of loose groundbait and some particles, be they dead maggots, meat or corn.

Feed two margin lines by cupping in.
Feed two margin lines by cupping in.

If I catch two carp early on, then that’s good going.

After this I will leave the swim alone until there’s around two hours of the session. This gives the fish ample chance to move into the edge and start feeding properly.

You don’t have to leave the margins till the last hour. Bonus fish can be caught early on.
You don’t have to leave the margins till the last hour. Bonus fish can be caught early on.
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