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  1. Flatfish forum.
    Recently learnt that flatfish prey on gobies. I'm now wondering if you could livebait gobies/blennies/small fish etc. for Flounder or Plaice. Has anyone ever tried this or could provide me with further information? Any other unusual baits for flatfish?
  2. Bait Discussion
    Hi all, I'm trying to get my hands on some live sandeel and wonder what are/is your preferred way of catching them (from the shore). Some of the methods I've heard about are - Catch them in a pushnet just like prawns, A bigger net pulled about by a couple of people, Dig them out with a fork...
  3. Bait Discussion
    i realise this topic seems to come up every so often. I was wondering though if anyone had ever tried using a drop net for collecting them as seems easier to do from a pier or off a kayak than the traditional netting method? If not though then does anyone have any tips for netting them more...
  4. Tackle & Equipment Discussions
    I would be considered a serious live bait fisherman, this got my undivided attention. This internet article was all about how offshore fishermen can “Supercharge Your Live Baits” by George Poveromo http://www.georgepoveromo.com/content.php?pid=64 Do any of you live baiters use a pure O2 kit...
  5. Europe
    Hi all, im in mallorca for a couple of weeks, early april, and was wondering where the best places are , what tackle to use and what baits are the most effective at this time of year. Im nearer the south side of the island. So any info or past experiences are greatly appreciated.
  6. South Coast & CI Catch Reports
    Was there last night from about half seven to half one. Usual bait, nearly the usual place with the usual rig. 2x Small pout and that's about it. I will keep going back until it works
  7. Tackle & Equipment Discussions
    Hi, I'm hoping someone would be able to suggest a small multiplier reel, I'll be using it to cast small 2/3 inch live bait a maximum of 15/20 feet, I'll be using it with a short medium weight spinning rod, fishing for fish which need to be able to take the bait and run, so am I right in saying...
  8. Bait Discussion
    Hi All, I am looking for some advice, please can I have your guidance? I am planning a fishing trip this weekend at the Haslar wall, in Gosport and want to try for the first time, catching and using live bait. I have just purchased and airator and bucket, i just need to catch my live bait, not...
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