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30.10.2019

Deceptively realistic to pike!

Tostedt. Quantum test angler Gunther Schülzle delivers his exuberant report on the new Quantum Hybrid Tench and Swimbait Tench open-water lures: “When I fish large, clear lakes in the Alpine foothills for open water pike, my favorite baitfish is still the cisco, also known as whitefish (Coregonus). For years, I tried to create the perfect imitation of this baitfish with all different types of lure. Then, one day, I was taught a vital lesson. I made an exciting discovery that was so far-reaching it resulted in the creation of an innovative open-water lure for the Quantum brand. This is...

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13.09.2019

Jon Whincup joins Browning

Tostedt. Jon Whincup, winner of countless matches and festivals including top prize money of £70,000 from a single final, has joined Browning as a sponsored angler. Commenting on the sponsorship Jon, formerly with Frenzee, said “Now the secret is finally out I would just like to thank everyone at Frenzee for the last 5/6 years, I really enjoyed my time there with some of my biggest achievements in angling to date, plus I made some lifelong friends but as they say life moves on and I couldn't be happier to be joining the mighty Browning and I look forward to what the future holds with...

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29.08.2019

10 years of the Bloody Chicken boilie – a success story!

Tostedt. In 2009, Zebco Europe launched the Bloody Chicken boilie onto the market under its then newly created “Radical” carp brand. Not only did the eye-catching packaging design grab the attention of customers but carp throughout Europe flocked to the boilie from the outset. Ten years on, the developer Benjamin Gründer, who remains closely associated with the company, is just one of those who looks back on the development of the cult bait with pride. When you consider how many bait developers and hundreds of varieties of boilie are vying for the favour of anglers, the fact that these...

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06.08.2019

Listen up clonking fans!

Clonking is without doubt one of the most thrilling methods of catfish angling. Thick crescents of rising fish on the fishfinder, attracted by the sounds of the catfish clonk, provide all the confirmation you need. However, it’s also the insight into the underwater world and the certainty of what’s happening with your bait that make this fishing method so incredibly appealing and exciting. When properly executed and with the right tackle and bait presentation, clonking can produce magical moments for catfish anglers on many waters. But first, you need the right approach and...

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25.06.2019

Top secrets for targeting catfish

No other river in Europe has caused a furore like the Po in recent years. For all anglers with their sights set on the Italian river, here are some heavyweight tips to set you on your way. Catfish camp or do it yourself? A number of catfish camps have established themselves on the banks of the Po in recent years, extending from the delta to the middle reaches of the river. While staying at one of these camps may be more costly than organising your own trip, there are too many positives for me to decide against them. Organising fishing permits alone is almost impossible for foreigners...

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07.05.2019

Team Quantum wins the 2019 Predatortour in Sweden

Tostedt. Quantum team anglers Timo Rosche and Fredrik Harbort landed some incredible fish in one of Europe’s largest predator matches and claimed victory after three days of competition. Every year, the Predatortour in Sweden brings together top anglers from all corners of the globe to hunt down the top prize in teams of two. This year’s venue was Vänern, the largest lake in the country. A total of 122 teams registered for the match, which was held between 25 April and 27 April, with 101 teams actually competing. The six largest pike caught by each team over the three days would count towards...

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03.05.2019

Spinning for catfish – unbeatable!

In life, we often have to make important decisions. The same is true when it comes to choosing the right method to catch a monster catfish. Should I settle in on the bank for a stationary session or would I be better off spinning? Let's consider these options in detail.For me, a spinning rod remains the most exciting method around for tempting catfish. Any angler who has felt “one of those bites” down the rod will surely never want to do anything else. Before you’re faced with this decision yourself, I'd like to pass on a few valuable tips. On German waters in particular, I'm repeatedly...

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