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Fishing baits series

Do you know your pinkies from your squatts? Our new series looks at the different types of angling baits, their history and how to use them successfully.

Fishing bait

Pinkies, casters, gozzers or just the good old maggot, in this series we're going to look at the various angling baits available, how to look after them and how to use them successfully. With video hints and tips from canal fishing champion, Simon Mottram, and a bit of historical background from our regular angling historian, John Essex, you'll find there's more to baits than just fish food.

Last Edited: 28 July 2023

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