How to design your own base mix
Mar31

How to design your own base mix

This is a very basic guide for those anglers who want to start mixing and rolling their own boilies. When it comes to boilies the possibilities are endless and you can make it as complicated or as simple as you like.

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Master the method mix
Feb12

Master the method mix

Homemade boilies have become a well-known bait in South Africa over the past decade. This has given anglers the opportunity to learn more about carp nutrition, giving them the edge to improve their catch rate and personal bests. Over the past few years I have not only played with new boilie recipes, but also with method mix recipes and the success I have had speaks for itself. My idea for it took shape by adding homemade boilie...

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Chemical Caution
Nov18

Chemical Caution

e are surrounded by various chemical products in our day-to-day lives; in fact, most of our daily routines involve some kind of chemical: cleaning products, cosmetics, fuels, food items, etc. We also use chemicals in carp fishing, from flavours and glugs to PVA items, but the list is much smaller compared to the household items we use every single...

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Homemade Boilies – Your questions answered
Aug07

Homemade Boilies – Your questions answered

Where can I find all these recipe ingredients? Most ingredients are available in local supermarkets. For specialised ingredients, you can have a look at most specimen tackle shops. – Jaco

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Homemade Boilies – How To Guide
Jul31

Homemade Boilies – How To Guide

Boilies are specialised fishing baits that consist of nutritional ingredients. In this article, we will explain the basics of boilie making and give you a kick-start with a simplified recipe. There is a lot more to boilie making that simply meets the eye, and as we progress in this series, we’ll cover it all in more detail. But first, you need to know the basics of making boilies. When making boilies, your mix will consist of two...

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Shelf Life vs. Homemade Boilies
May07

Shelf Life vs. Homemade Boilies

A large part of carp fishing revolves around the baits we use, such as particles (which mainly consist of seeds and nuts), and more nutritional baits in the form of boilies. Boilies have been around for a while in South Africa, but it is slowly growing in popularity as anglers realise its benefits. New anglers can find fishing with boilies daunting and confusing – it is so easy to get lost between all those colours, flavours, smells...

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