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    CC Moore Northern Special Pop Ups


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    Over a number of years Gaz and a few of his closest angling colleagues
    have developed a small range of incredibly attractive hi-viz pop ups. Combining
    a selected blend of potent flavours and attractors with a high level of a vivid
    bait dye they have created these ‘Northern Specials’ (‘I.B.s’) that, due to their
    unprecedented level of success, have gained an almost mythical status.

    We will let Gaz tell you the story of their development……

    The Northern Special; everything including the name is a nudge to the
    history and background of its evolution. I grew up fishing the meres in the
    North West back in the mid-late nineties, at the time there were a few lads
    doing especially well on one particular attractor combination when used as a
    small single pop-up and, eventually, I too became privy to a couple of the
    ingredients that made up the especially effective blend. Often a couple of us
    would get together and roll big batches for the season ahead as a little team,
    excitedly discussing which ones would be the ‘one’ to catch us the target we
    each wanted. It was all good fun and collaboratively we worked out sets of
    attractors that were far and above anything available off the shelf.

    To this day back in the North West all the lads still make their own
    specials; their own customised sets of trusted attractors that are lovingly rolled
    into single hookbaits. A tweak here, a tweak there, a few extra mil of this, a
    bit more of that, hop up the colour, tone it down a bit…it is all experimental.
    Those same North West lads have done exceptionally well wherever they have
    taken them, with the baits almost always out-fishing anything else by a long
    shot and they’ve accounted for an amazing amount of fish from all over the
    country; on everywhere from pressured day ticket venues to the hardest of the
    hard on the big fish circuit.

    The original attractors actually ended up being discontinued so we were
    forced to work out new and equally as effective combinations. The baits evolved
    into many different versions utilising slightly tweaked sets of attractors, but
    one thing always remained consistent, when the chips are down, you could always
    rely on one to get you a bite.

    The resulting hookbaits that have been developed over the last 12 months
    are based on the original key liquids that we have eventually managed to
    re-source, and that same ethos and blend of incredibly effective attractors
    that we have all done so well on over the years, and thus, the ‘Northern
    Special’ has been born; just as effective in the south…although the northern
    lads always did say they were easier down there!

    Gaz Fareham

    Since Gaz joined us we have worked together with him to produce these
    superb 12mm and 14mm ‘Northern Specials’ in bright pink, yellow, red and white-
    the colours he found most effective in his personal fishing campaigns.

    In developing these hookbaits we combined the key flavours and
    attractors to make a product that will release a strong food signal over a long
    period of time. In testing, the flavour and attractor combination used in these
    pop ups proved instantly effective at stimulating fish to feed in even the most
    adverse conditions; a characteristic that has made them an essential addition
    to the bait armoury of some of the most successful anglers in the country.

    Don’t miss your chance to gain that all-important edge!

    Tip: To really increase the potency of your Northern Specials, give
    them a coating of the supplied booster liquid, let it dry in and then repeat
    this as many times as necessary. This gives them a huge boost of attraction,
    making them simply irresistible.

    Important notice about buoyancy:
    Soaking NS1s in liquids or excessively or repeatedly adding liquids to them
    will reduce their buoyancy. We strongly advise that baits are given
    a light coating and are fully dried before use. This can be repeated to
    increase their attraction, but the more times this is repeated, the more their
    buoyancy is likely to be reduced. It is essential to fully dry them before use
    if the original level of buoyancy is required.



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