FISHING TIPS

 

 

My list of a few UK species I've caught off my kayak and tips on what bait I've caught them on and what rigs I've used

Bait

Mackerel                  Squid                      Lugworm

Rig

Tip: Use loads of bait ideally a combo of squid and lugworm

Bait

Rig

Tip: Put four or five worms on depending on the size of the Rag and with the squid cut long thin strips and hook on to one end leaving the rest to trail behind the hook. 

Ragworm                 Squid                      

Rig

Bait

Tip: Don't get your fingers caught in their mouths and watch out for the thorns on their backs. Use a towel or cloth to handle them if you don't have gloves.

Mackerel                  Squid                      Crabs

Bait

Crabs                         Lugworm                   Squid

Tip: Make sure your drag is on because when these guys take the bait they run!!

Rig

How to catch Smoothound

Bait

Rig

Tip: Small strips of squid and small hooks work best. Also watch out for the spikes.

Mackerel                  Squid                      Ragworm

Tip: Can also be caught lure or fly fishing. When paddling around troll a lure behind the kayak and leave the drag on!

Rig

Bait

Mackerel                  Squid                      Ragworm               Crab                         Lugworm

Bait

Tip: Watch out for the spikes! Use gloves or a cloth to handle if you have any of them to hand.

Rig

Mackerel                  Squid                      Ragworm

Bait

Rig

Mackerel                  Squid                      Ragworm                Lugworm

Tip: Hold the head and tail together in one hand when unhooking the fish as they move a lot and have sand paper skin. Also they throw up so expect half digested bait all over you and the kayak.

Bait

Tip: These little guys have got teeth so don't stick your fingers in their mouths.

Rig

Ragworm                

Bait

Squid                      Ragworm

Tip: Strips of squid on Feathers jigging seems to do the trick

Rig

Rig

Tip: Small long shank hook tipped with Ragworm along shallow sandy ground

Bait

Squid                      Ragworm

Rig

Tip: Small long shank hook tipped with Ragworm along shallow sandy ground

Bait

Squid                      Ragworm                    Lugworm

Rig

Bait

Tip: Good bait for Rays

Squid                      Ragworm                    Lugworm

Rig

Bait

Tip: Tip each feather with little strips of Squid

Squid               

Bait

Rig

Tip: Beware of the teeth!!

Mackerel                     Squid                        Ragworm                  Lugworm

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