How to catch using paste in the cold

An unseasonal paste approach has helped a top match angler outscore his opponents on a weekly basis and rack up four wins on the trot.

Former Division 1 National champion Steve Ellis has been using an ultra-positive tactic at Scunthorpe's Messingham Sands and has been cleaning up on the prolific Tripp Lake.

While his rivals have adopted a sensitive approach in search of crucians and F1s, Steve has been using a robust paste rig that those on the next peg snigger at. That's until they have been taught a lesson or two during the contest...

In this video Steve shows exactly how he tackles the water using his heavy baiting technique, clearly showing how it's done.

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