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  • Haith's world-famous Red Band® Pigeon Conditioner,  SuperClean seeds, premium bait ingredient.
  • Bird food in scoop, suitable for coarse fishing can be ground down into a fine powder
  •   A bird food  blend mixed with slightly larger seeds flavoured with aniseed oil.  Available from Haith's in bulk
  • Bird food baits containing maize that has been soaked. Available in bulk weights up to 20 kilo.
  • Bird food fishing bait for use as a groundbait  that has been boiled. Available for bulk weights from Haith's
  • Ken Townley, fishing expert, with his catch using award winning Haith's fishing bait Red Band® Pigeon Conditioner.
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Red Band® for fishing

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Haith's paper bags for Fishing bait. Available in bulk up to 20 kg.

Our world-famous Red Band Pigeon Conditioner also makes a great fishing bait!

Now well known within the carp fishing community throughout Europe, Red Band was originally one of the best-kept secrets of carp anglers in the Home Counties. It featured heavily in the success of anglers on Savay as well as those on the other prestige venues in the Colne Valley. An effective, yet inexpensive, blend of slightly larger seeds flavoured with aniseed oil, Red Band is highly attractive to carp, tench and other large coarse fish. It’s perhaps one of the best seed mixes of all time (according to some) and it's outright famous for fishing! Ground down to a fine powder - I (Ken Townley) use a coffee grinder - Red Band can be included as an integral part of a birdfood base mix, especially if other top quality products are used to supplement the recipe. Red Band is a nutritionally balanced, medium protein/high energy seed mix, which is supplemented with high-attract mini pellets and topped off with aniseed.

Preparation is simplicity itself: simply soak the Red Band overnight, and then boil it for 15-20 minutes so that much of the water is reduced. Correctly prepared Red Band exudes a thick, glutinous, milky goo and carp find this sticky liquid practically irresistible.

Bait making tip:

To make a larger batch of bait, leave five kilos of Red Band in soak for a minimum of 24hrs, and then boil it in a Baby Burco for 15mins. Switch off the heat and allow the mixture to cool. After a further 24hrs, the Baby Burco will be is full of sweet-smelling seeds swimming in a juicy soup of thick glutinous liquid. Don’t worry if you haven’t got a Baby Burco, as you can prepare smaller amounts on your cooker at home in exactly the same way.

No longer on the secret list, Red Band Pigeon Conditioner is one of the best seed mixes going.

Match anglers also benefit from the pulling power of our many seed and groundbait products, so give our Red Band a try. You might be surprised at the success it will bring!

Analytical constituents:
Oil A: 9.29%,
Crude Protein: 12.4%,
Crude Fibre: 4.9%,
Moisture: 11.2%,
Ash: 3.6%,
Total Oil: 10.04%,
Starch: 54.9%

Please note: Recipes may change without notice in line with crop availability, but we'll always select a suitable replacement.

Customer Reviews

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Dave P (Birmingham, GB)
Great feed for carp

I've been using this for a while as the carp love it and its quite cheap compared with other baits. It's also easy to prepare and doubles in volume whem soaked and boiled. I then mix it with some ground bait and it keeps fish in the peg for ages.

Hello Dave, many thanks for your great review.

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Robert Skrine (London, GB)
Red Band Conditioner

Awesome product, been around for years, good price & next day delivery, easy to prepare, always take to France when chasing bigger fish, often add molasses for good measure, a couple of 50lbers

Hi Robert, thank you for leaving such a great review.

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Jamie Muffett (Whitechapel, GB)

2 weeks of prebaiting every night just 2 to 3 scoops resulted catching my target fish in just 8 hours fishing.40lb 8 common what more can I say

Hello Jamie, thank you for your review. that is fantastic news, well done on catching the 40 kg plus common.

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Roy GIFFORD (Cambridge, GB)

Wow what can i say about this product it's a fantastic feeding trigger for fish man i love this stuff .

Hello Roy, many thanks for your great review. We're so pleased that the product has worked for you.

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Peter James (Macclesfield, GB)
Redband

Excellent next day delivery, been using this product for a few seasons always gets results, the swim is often fizzing after the first few spods and keeps them there. The addition of molasses certainly enhances the aniseed flavour of a proven particle feed.

Hello Peter, thank you for your lovely review. We're so pleased to hear that you get good results with this product.

Customer Reviews

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Dave P (Birmingham, GB)
Great feed for carp

I've been using this for a while as the carp love it and its quite cheap compared with other baits. It's also easy to prepare and doubles in volume whem soaked and boiled. I then mix it with some ground bait and it keeps fish in the peg for ages.

Hello Dave, many thanks for your great review.

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Robert Skrine (London, GB)
Red Band Conditioner

Awesome product, been around for years, good price & next day delivery, easy to prepare, always take to France when chasing bigger fish, often add molasses for good measure, a couple of 50lbers

Hi Robert, thank you for leaving such a great review.

J
Jamie Muffett (Whitechapel, GB)

2 weeks of prebaiting every night just 2 to 3 scoops resulted catching my target fish in just 8 hours fishing.40lb 8 common what more can I say

Hello Jamie, thank you for your review. that is fantastic news, well done on catching the 40 kg plus common.

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Roy GIFFORD (Cambridge, GB)

Wow what can i say about this product it's a fantastic feeding trigger for fish man i love this stuff .

Hello Roy, many thanks for your great review. We're so pleased that the product has worked for you.

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Peter James (Macclesfield, GB)
Redband

Excellent next day delivery, been using this product for a few seasons always gets results, the swim is often fizzing after the first few spods and keeps them there. The addition of molasses certainly enhances the aniseed flavour of a proven particle feed.

Hello Peter, thank you for your lovely review. We're so pleased to hear that you get good results with this product.