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Old 03-10-2017, 08:02
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Default Milk protein baits

Hi, just wondering if there are those out there who still use milk protein baits and still find them effective compared to fishmeal types? I know cost is a massive issue for pure milk hnv, ie john bakers super milk gold, and a few years ago they were a popular choice for barbel anglers especially in the winter, just curious to know if any users of them then still use them or switched to alternatives
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Old 03-10-2017, 09:40
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I've found milk protein boilies to be very effective at certain times of year - including multiple captures in a session which is a rarity on the Loddon. Now is the time
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Old 03-10-2017, 19:31
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John Bakers mixes can be costly but have a great track record. I'm planning on trying calf milk powder with other ingredients as hopefully I can get some from a friendly farmer. I know milk protein will often be a big draw for barbel and on the Thames, with a low density of fish, you need something to draw them!
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Old 03-10-2017, 19:38
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Pm for you Luke
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Old 05-10-2017, 06:12
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a bit of baby milk is just as useful in your mix
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Old 05-10-2017, 16:30
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Alex

I hope the chub and bream don't have a liking for them, otherwise it could be a costly exercise!
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Old 05-10-2017, 17:00
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baby milk aint too expeensive
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Old 05-10-2017, 20:20
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You can buy a small ready made bottle of formula these days, about 90p for about 200ml. Probably enough to make a batch?
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Old 06-10-2017, 22:50
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I hope the chub and bream don't have a liking for them, otherwise it could be a costly exercise!
Not planning on spending too much Mick, know a couple of friendly farmers! At the moment, even a chub or bream would be welcome!
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Old 06-10-2017, 23:52
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What you need is a friendly cow
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