Before I set off for Y Waen, in Wales, a visit to the Staffordshire/Worcestershire Canal, in England

The tackle I fished with was as follows: 

Greys G Lite 6’ Spin (4-8 lb), Fox Rage Ultron 2500 reel, 18lb Sufix 832 low vis green braid on reel. 

Drennan Double Strength 10lb (1 metre) joined to the braid with a small swivel. 

Micro jig head 0.7g size 6 hook. Two-inch glider rubber fish. 

All knots (3) blood knots.