Fishery Pellets

The Landlord

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When fisheries insist you buy their own feed pellets such as micros, are they normally coppens or skrettings?
Looking to do a bulk buy from a local supplier & wondering which would be best.
 

Neil ofthe nene

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Fisheries use both. There is also a third type of pellet I have come across, whether made by a third manufacturer or just a different pellet from one of the major two I don't know (Shearsby Valley is one fishery that sell these as fishery own).

I much prefer Skrettings to Coppens. Coppens tend to go into a sticky, solid lump when soaked/wetted. Skrettings remain individual particles. The third type don't seem to take on water at all. or very slowly and for that reason I find them great for banding.

The stickyness of Coppens can be used to an advantage on the Method feeder and I think it is Jamie Hughes that recommends mixing the two brands in different proportions depending how you want the pellets to stick to the feeder.
 

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Skrettings, they're currently around £35 for a 25kg sack plus postage from places like pure pellet or the pellet guys. You will have to shop around for delivery prices usually around £8.
Looking around fishingbaitworld do free delivery over £25 I think.
 

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Cheers chaps. I'll be using these guys who do a click & collect service. As you say @carphauler, it's £35 for 25kg or you can get smaller quantities such as 5kg for £9. They're only 10 minutes from my house, a mate put me onto them ages ago but I completely forgot about them. Fed up of running out, only to find out the local tackle shops are closed.

 

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No delivery charge if you collect from park field farm in moels. Think it was £33 for 25kg last time I bought them.
Really? Didn't know they sold them in bulk. I'll be going there this week, they're the only place open for maggots at the moment.
 
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