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Rudd

Discussion in 'Fishing' started by Farty, Sep 8, 2019.

  1. Farty

    Farty Totty GURU

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    Nearly didn't go fishing today but glad I did, had session of catching stonking rudd
    that biggest went 1lb 2oz and had a dozen or more between half pound and three quarters.

    Method was fishing micro carp style with 1.25 tc rods and 4000 Shimano bait runners
    and helicopter rigs.

    The bait was red maggot and 55 grm GURU maggot feeder on one rod and the other had a GURU groundbait feeder. The groundbait was a home made concoction black treacle and bannana flavour with sweetcorn and a selection of pellet mixed through..

    I was getting bite after bite and was also catching quality roach to similar weights,
    seeing a one pound plus rudd is something special, these fish are stunning,
    the best thing is these fish are not fished for in the water it's all carp fishing.
    One guy last year showed me a picture of a three pounder this was caught on a 12mm pink boile
     
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  2. mikeyhall1

    mikeyhall1 Pepe Le Pew

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    Excellent fishing there matey. Great stuff
     
  3. sabc

    sabc Donator

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    I’ve had a few Rudd over the years but never one over a pound, well done sounds like you’ve had a good day.
     
  4. Nubble

    Nubble Donator

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    Fantastic Farty.
    My sister used to have pool stuffed with 'em but they only went to about 10 oz at best.
    A 1lb + Rudd is a lovely looking fish. 3lb is unbelievable :eek:


    :thumb:
     
  5. the dog

    the dog Petrol engines do NOT like diesel

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    Gorgeous fish is a Rudd. I'm lucky as my syndicate water has some massive Rudd in it. I had a three pounder last year. This year one of the lads had a 4 1/2lb monster which was all over social media. They are true Rudd and not hybrids as there are no bream, or roach for that matter, in the lake. Although it's a carp syndicate, some lads join just to target the Rudd. I'm confident there is a British record in there, judging by what I have seen myself.
     

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