Have you got all the tackle you need?

ukzero1

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I thought I had, until I unpacked the bivvy to give it an airing and found it had been chewed. So the search is on for an 'instant' bivvy.
 

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I refreshed almost all my tackle last year, so to acquire anything new now, it would be an extension to what I'd want to do, rather than a need. Last thing I bought was my margin pole as I'd never owned one and wanted to try it.

If there was one upgrade I'd like to buy but just can't bring myself to pull the trigger on, it would be Shimano Stella reels. Not for any particular reason other than they will probably be very good quality and look nice.
 

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Very possibly

looking at what lurks in cupboards, tackle rooms, sheds etc

Im sure that theres enough tackle, be it rods, reels poles, boxes and consumables to last the rest of my life
 

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I thought I had, until I unpacked the bivvy to give it an airing and found it had been chewed. So the search is on for an 'instant' bivvy.
I had one of those once. It was brilliant to erect but the poles must be made of viagra because the damn thing absolutely did not want to go down.
 

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I had one of those once. It was brilliant to erect but the poles must be made of viagra because the damn thing absolutely did not want to go down.
The one I had was really easy. TFG Force 8, very nice and roomy.
 

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I want a brolly that doesn't get in the way, a catty that doesn't snap midway through the pull back, bait tubs with hinged lids(where do bait tub lids go to?) hooklengths that dont tangle when you take them out the packet, a pole that doesn't hydraulically lock when it gets wet, waterproofs that keep my @rse dry, thermals that keep me warm without having to plug into the national grid, braid that sinks, barb hook friendly landing net(dont believe what they tell you) groundbait that doesn't float 5 yards out of your swim before sinking, weighing scales with a dial that doesn't flicker like a Chernobyl gieger counter(dont like digi scales) crystal floats that dont sink because without knowing, you split the plastic............. there are more but l need to lie down😕
 

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I suppose if I fished for carp there would be a lot I need, but as a leisure angler for silver fish I've got everything I need as per the fruitless search for the last couple of weeks. Everything I see in the stores online I've already got. Thought there might be something I was without, but evidently not. Over the past 3 years I've bought a new seatbox, a new 16m pole and a new whip, all expensive articles that I've hardly, or never, used. The only thing I do need regularly is bait, maggots, worms, casters, pinkies etc;
 

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Lightbulb time! A bait fridge!!!! I need a bait fridge. I live alone so usually use the fridge in the kitchen, but after an Asda delivery there's no room for a week or so for bait boxes. The search starts once more. :)
 

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So..... rather than start a new thread, what's the best fridge to use for bait? Has to be big enough for at least 4 baitboxes but not so big said boxes would look lonely. I don't use pellets and any leftover groundbait goes in the bottom drawer of the freezer.
 

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Lightbulb time! A bait fridge!!!! I need a bait fridge. I live alone so usually use the fridge in the kitchen, but after an Asda delivery there's no room for a week or so for bait boxes. The search starts once more. :)
quick search on the facebook selling pages will get you a good one for £25
 

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I'm actually on Facebook but haven't used it for over 5 years. Got fed up with keyboard warriors and trolls.
Why don't tackle shops sell bait fridges? I'm sure there must be some sort of demand for them.
 

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I'm actually on Facebook but haven't used it for over 5 years. Got fed up with keyboard warriors and trolls.
Why don't tackle shops sell bait fridges? I'm sure there must be some sort of demand for them.
There must be a market for "orange" fridges..... I see a gap in the market there. ;-)
 

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I recently went into a very large fishing tackle shop. Looked around and came out without making a purchase. I sat in the car in total disbelief, nearly took my temperature to see if there was something wrong.....
 
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