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.
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...
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 day.
Luring carp to your hookbait, to experience those screaming runs, is every carp angler’s mission. Feeding is one of the most important aspects of carp fishing and can be daunting, especially when targeting a new venue.
With the famous Cape Doctor (south-easterly wind) blowing from September to March each year, fishing conditions can become fairly tough down here in the Mother City.