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what fish???

Posted: Thu Apr 08, 2010 8:57 am
by geordiesandman
can any fish be used as successfull bait or only the fish that is generally preyed on by the target fish?

i ask as i have a collosal salmon i boght from tesco for next to nothing, and although i'm gonna make a nice meal from it, not all of it will get eaten, so was wondering if i could use some of the uncooked scraps for bait?

or should i just make and freeze some posh fish cakes?

graham

Posted: Thu Apr 08, 2010 10:19 am
by dontcatchmuch
hi fella ive used it for pike fishing but not sure as to sea fishing try some and see might just supprise you/us all let us know
steve

Posted: Thu Apr 08, 2010 10:33 am
by baitdigger
Stick with the fishcakes :D :D Salmon is one of the oily fish so it could have potential as bait but I still think you would be better off eating it.

Posted: Sun Apr 25, 2010 11:40 am
by benbo128
why dont you buy yourself a trap get them on ebay for a decent price.

Any fish I catch that are over sized or from tesco ha ha ha once I have filleted them I freeze the head and guts and use them as trap bait last summer got quite a few crabs and sand eel's in the trap I used.

This year think am going to use traps a bit more and see what I can pull up in there and on the line.