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08-06-2009, 12:43 PM
Does anyone know of a good place to get (in the US) one of the “catapults” (slingshot) that is used in Europe to bait an area further from shore for carp?

08-06-2009, 12:54 PM
I couldnt find anywhere, so ended up making my own. Far more actuate baiting an area with a catapult

08-06-2009, 01:20 PM
Agreed some leather and surgical tubing tied to just about anything in a Y shape will get the job done.

08-06-2009, 01:44 PM
Yeah, I could jerry-rig something but I like having the right tools for the job. For example I think they have cups shaped properly to hold different baits. I don’t know, I tend to save up (not that this should be costly) and get nice equipment instead of being frustrated by makeshift stuff.

08-06-2009, 02:35 PM


These are what I use back in the UK, I have 6 of these

08-06-2009, 02:36 PM
Pets stores have the big sling shots that shoot tennis balls - they should work perfectly for what you need.

Also have you guys tried bass pro? I'm sure I've seen there there too.

A dog ball thrower may work too, although it wont go as far.

08-06-2009, 06:10 PM
Just go on Flea Bay, they are a couple of quid, sellers in uk will send to you.