Picking out the best baits for a particular species can be a subjective topic. In this article, we outline our top five favourite cod fishing baits, in no particular order.
Kevin Legge holder of the British Tope record demonstrates how he baits up with top big fish bait, snake launce.
A step by step guide to creating a peeler crab bass bait.
A step by step guide on how to prepare shore crab for smoothhound fishing.
WSF takes a step by step look at how to make a huss squid bait.
A step by step guide to creating a half fillet mackerel bait
Wayne Thomas looks at frozen baits and how they are effective for catching all manner of species.
Once of the most popular and readily available baits for the sea angler, WSF takes a look at lugworm including collection, storage and presentation of lugworm baits.
Little used in saltwater fishing, groundbaiting can be a highly effective way of attracting more fish to your location and triggering a feeding response, WSF explains about how to groundbait in saltwater.
We take a look at bluey bait, an oily bait that has been highly successful as a bait for various species in the UK.
A popular, versatile fish bait used to catch numerous species both on shore and afloat, frozen or alive, WSF takes a look at the habitat, collection, storage and use of sandeels as bait.
Shrimps are one of those baits that never seems to get much attention from many sea anglers, the reality is however that shrimps and prawns and an especially good bait for a wide variety of species.