Getting the best from peeler crabs

Peeler crabs make superb baits for many sea fish, but are often wrongly used. Alan Yates reveals how to get the best from peeler crabs, shows when to use them and how to prepare them for the hook quickly and effectively.

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Preparing and hooking shellfish

Shellfish, such as mussels, limpets and razorfish, are much under-rated as bait. Fish go wild for shellfish after storms, when they can find broken shells easily. Here Alan Yates teaches you how to remove the bait and use shellfish on the hook.

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How best to hook sandeel

Hooking sandeel correctly can increase the chances of catching massively. Alan Yates shows his preferred method, using a 1/0 or 2/0 long shank hook, making sure the bait oozes juices and blood to attract plenty of fish.

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Get the most from ragworm

Ragworm give sea baits plenty of attractive movement that draw in all manner of sea fish. Alan Yates shows how to hook ragworm and white ragworm effectively, plus he reveals a secret to lift the bait attractively off the bottom.

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Get the most from lugworm

Alan Yates shows how to get the most from lugworm. See how best to hook lugworm to ensure long-lasting scent trails, plus how to create great lugworm cocktail baits that provide movement to attract different sea fish.

 

 

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