Cocktail sausages for bait?

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Andyman
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Re: Cocktail sausages for bait?

Post by Andyman » Wed May 13, 2020 4:55 pm

Aitch wrote:
Wed May 13, 2020 3:19 pm
isn't that Graeme Pullen as the presenter...?

That's the one.
Very entertaining in these times.
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Re: Cocktail sausages for bait?

Post by Mick » Wed May 13, 2020 7:50 pm

Just to add to the meaty list, black pudding is brilliant. It makes into a paste very easily, just remove the larger white bits and mould into a paste. It gives off a fantastic scent trail in rivers and a scent cloud in stillwater.

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Re: Cocktail sausages for bait?

Post by Duckett » Wed May 13, 2020 11:05 pm

On quiet days fishing my Mum loved to dip into the family lunch boxes to try new baits - everything from chicken skin to grapes! Her two favourites over the years, regular fish catchers, were Edam Cheese and Cumberland Sausage. She always called Edam, “Cheesepaste without the effort.”
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Re: Cocktail sausages for bait?

Post by Bobthefloat » Thu May 14, 2020 6:28 pm

I used to freeline hot dogs on the Wandle to catch chub
You had to hold the rod as takes were savage but I found it only worked after dark???
We used slugs in daylight hours
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