How to Make Korda Goo Carp Bait Glug

by bencarper

10 Nov 18 12:40


Many bait companies, such as Korda, offer various types of carp fishing glugs or goo. These products are very effective, but can you make your own homemade version that will catch you carp?

Well, in this tutorial we are going to show you how to produce your own homemade pineapple flavour carp fishing goo glug. It is a simple process and one you must try out! You will get some serious satisfaction catching carp using a bait you produced at home. So let's get started!

What you will need

  • Pineapple syrup (we are using a tin of pineapples)
  • 400ml of water
  • 250g / 1 cup of sugar 
  • Yellow food colouring
  • Cornflour or plain flour 
  • Measuring jug for mixing
  • Saucepan  
  • Reusable bottle to store the goo glug

Step 1

Measure out the 400ml of water in the measuring jug 



water in measuring jug


Step 2

Measure out 250g / 1 cup of sugar


cup of sugar


Step 3

Drain the syrup from the pineapple tin and set to one side



Step 4

Add the water, sugar and pineapple syrup to the saucepan




Step 5

Melt the sugar over a medium heat until the liquid is clear


saucepan on medium heat


Step 6

In the measuring jug, mix the cornflour and a small amount of water. Do not add the cornflour directly to the hot liquid as it will cook and become stoggy


cornflour in jug 


Step 7

Add a few drops of yellow food colouring along with the cornflour mix to the saucepan and simmer for 5 minutes


simmer saucepan


Step 8

Pour the mix into the measuring jug and allow to cool. When the liquid cools it will become thick and goo like


goo in jug


Step 9

Once cooled add the goo to the reusable bottle


homemade carp goo glug


There you have it, a very cheap and simple homemade carp fishing goo glug. The concentrated pineapply syrup provides a lovely strong smell that the carp will love. Simply coat your rig in the glug goo before casting. Note - if you plan to use PVA bags, add some salt when adding the sugar to the saucepan to ensure the PVA will not melt.


carp rig with glug