How do i hook up live bait

Published: 01.11.2017

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How to Hook Live Bait. threading the hook through the bait’s anal cavity and out near its stomach causes the bait to wobble and dart head-up.

John Raguso's tips for hooking them. Cookies make wikiHow better. This causes the bait to swim down about 6 to 8 feet and away from the boat. Any of these hook methods will maximize the fish's ability to swim with a natural motion to attract predator fish. Sometimes fish just want live bait. Remove dead bait if you are not successful and rig again.

This is both a blessing and a curse for local fishermen, as the game fish will also spread out and graze, making them more difficult to locate.

Pin the larger loop of a Duolock snap through the nostrils, with the hook free-swinging inside the snap. Even if some of your baitfish perish, you can still-fish a freshly-dead bait. I recommend egg sinkers. Use worms and mealworms when in doubt.

Cool Live Bait hook-up Technique

A bridle is tied between the hook and the bait fish in order to keep the bait fish alive for a long time and to increase the chance of a good hook, since it is difficult to pull the bridle off. Clinch it down tightly. Fasten the bridle in place. It lets you slow-troll and drift the bait.

    1. San_Chrome - 04.11.2017 in 14:59

      An alternative to nostril hooking is to jaw-hook a bait. Thanks for the useful info.

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