mussel wraps

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andy1_i
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mussel wraps

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hi guys thought i would have a go at making my own,using an old bathroom "scrunchy thingy"
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they are a bit messy and fiddly to make,i used the mussels frozen(from my exstensive supply i have in my freezer,dont ask lol).they go on hook well,and the "wrapping" comes back on the hook when the crabs have eaten all the mussel,i did however have some success with a whiting or two.
put them on just like a strip of squid (concertina style).

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Post by manic_muppet »

Hi Andy, get one of those really thin crepe bandages, much easier to work with. If im not mistaken them bathroom scrunchy thingys are nylon, and very springy. :D

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yeah they are a bit springy but roll up very tight,and besides rather than the missus chucking it out,thought i would go all heath robinson on it.
but cheers anyway manic,and give rockhoper my best regards,top bloke to fish with. the northern hospitality knows no bounds!!

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Post by alien »

Sounds like a good idea, I always thought that sloppy baits like shellfish and peelers would be better attached to a hook wrapped in some sort of porous fabric.

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Post by joliroger »

What about using cheap childrens baloons perferated with a fork ???

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Post by andymad »

thats not a bad idea,isuppose you could make some with left over lug ect

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Post by andy1_i »

or nick the scrunchy thingy of the missus like i did lol.well she had two of them!!!

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