bait cotton?

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kayakfishing
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bait cotton?

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is there any point in me buying special bait cotton or will usual sewing cotton do the job? cheers



dontcatchmuch

Post by dontcatchmuch »

hi kayakfishing
the baiting stuff is not cotton it is elastic so no i shouldent think sewing cotton would do the job but i might be wrong
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The idea that the material is elasticated is so it pulls your bait inwards and so fixes it firmly to the hook for both presentation and aerodynamics. I dont know if you could achieve that with cotton. at a guess I would say bait elastic is probably cheaper than cotton anyway

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Post by kayakfishing »

yeh, think i'll just use bait cotton, its not the price thats annoying its just trying to get to the local tackle shop :D cheers guys

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Post by andy1_i »

if you have a haberdashery nearby,sewing shop!!,they might have elasticated cotton ;) and possibly abit cheaper as it hasnt got the word "fishing " on it

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