If you want to get feeder fishing on the commercial pools but money is tight, here's a bargain route into the sport.
Mail order giants Chapmans Angling are offering a great rod/reel/feeder and mould combo for just £29.99 (plus £7.99 p&p).
You get an 8ft, two-piece, 8ft Stillwater Pro Carp Wand supplied with three push-in quiver tips rated at 1oz, 2oz and 4oz and capable of fishing reel lines from 4lb to 8lb at ranges up to 40m. It's perfect for casting beyond normal pole range, and tight to fish-holding features like islands.
You also receive a compact, nine ball bearing, Stillwater Pro GT4000 Baitfeeder reel with longcast machined aluminium spool, Power drive gear and lightweight, high tensile body. It can be used by left or right handed anglers.
The final piece in the combo is a pack of two, 24g Stillwater Pro flatbed, inline, Method feeders and matching mould.
Mail order price of the items bought separately is £29.99 for the reel, the rod is £19.99 and the feeders and mould is £2.99, a total of £52.97. That's a saving of £22.98 on list price.