The big lakes are an exceptional playground for trophy fish! We are talking about an approach posted on the bank for a session of several days. Sometimes you have to go and look for carp at a very long di
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stance, and sometimes you find them in your boots. In any case, in the majority of the cases, the removal of the lines and the fights are done with the assistance of a boat. Obstacles such as grass beds, trees or rocks are often present depending on the type of lake. Powerful rods are often needed to control the fight and to be able to strike effectively at long range.
As the rigs are often placed far from the post, the use of braid is almost systematic to obtain a good detection of the bites and an efficient hooking at these distances. This will require a progressive action to avoid stalling. For the power, rods of 3,25 or 3,5lbs will be ideal. There are no rules for length. From 10 to 13 feet, each length will have its advantages and disadvantages. For this fishery, we have selected 3 blanks of different lengths that meet these specifications :