The best whiting bait

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The best whiting bait

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While fishing last week, i had a 3 hook clip down rig on each rod, 1 using chunks of sandeel and 1 using squid strips.
I continuosly caught whiting on the squid and not on sandeel,
so does this mean whiting prefer some fish to others because i always thought they ate anything?



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If i was to target whitting i would use mackeral or squid.

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Post by eccles »

They will take squid and sometimes mackerel but the number one bait in my experience is lug worm. I had a great whiting session about a week ago, was taking a fish about every 15 minutes - they nearly all took the lug even though the other hook on the rig had quite fat mackerel strips ont.

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Sprats mackeral squid and lug all catch whiting :)

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The man in my tackle shop told me that the smaller fish will take worms and the bigger whiting will prefer fish baits, but i never found any conclusive evidence of this in a session.

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Always found that Mackeral is the bait for Whiting,up the Crouch this time of the year..............a few years back !!!!!!!!!!! 40-50 Channel Whiting was a bad session .

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Post by 4CodsSake »

Whiting will take pretty much most bait. But lug, rag, macky, squid are the best I know of that have produced most for me.


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Post by andy1_i »

doner kebab!! no sauce on it,but it does work.

half a squid head cut lenghtways is a very effective bait

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Hi Andy is that a 'wind up' re Donner meat.........cos iv'e heard it before but didn't believe it ..............what's the truth ??????????
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its no 'wind up' myself and a few mates ordered a kebab for delivery on the pier (yes its true) and for a laugh we tried some doner meat,the whiting took it!!

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A Man was telling me in the local fishing shop he ran out of bait wile fishing for whiting on a boat and he used christmas cake out of his lunch box and they still took it.

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xmas cake !!!!! how the heck do you put that on a hook???? im not sure on that one,sorry fella :)

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It's quite tricky.....................keep the mazipan/icing face up and fasten with bait elastic !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Post by andy1_i »

i was gonna try tinsel and fairy lights but hey ho lol

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andy1_i wrote:i was gonna try tinsel and fairy lights but hey ho lol

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