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Is live bait or lures better?

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Is live bait fishing legal UK?

Bait and lures You can use live bait (using small fish to catch bigger fish) providing you keep the bait fish at, and only use them in, the water you took them from.

What bait catches the most fish?

The bait that catches the most fish will be the bait that resembles food the fish are eating. Casting dry flies and small poppers with a fly rod, for example, can be effective for bass and bluegills by presenting the bait to resemble an insect landing on top of the water.

How do you get live bait for fishing?

Word of Mouth. Last but not least, the quickest way to find live bait is by simply asking. Next time you want to catch bait, swing by the local tackle shop and ask for pointers. More often than not, you’ll save yourself a lot of time and effort.

Can you fish without live bait?

Artificial Lures: They can start catching fish right away, not to mention cover a whole lot more ground than someone fishing with live bait. Regardless if you are beach fishing, fishing from a pier, or fishing from a boat, you will have more opportunities in front of fish while using artificial bait vs live bait.

Why is there no live bait?

Fish Tend to Not Let Go of Live Bait For this reason, when fish hit live bait, they tend to hold onto it longer and “suck it down” without spitting it out. In pressured areas, educated fish might “feel the hook” and spit it out, but in most cases, fish ignore “the other stuff” and just eat it.

Do worms count as live bait?

Living organisms, like worms, insects and minnows are live bait. However, some fish and wildlife agencies may group both living and non-living bait into a broad category of “bait” which includes anything used to attract fish by scent or taste.

Can I fish in any river UK?

‘Close seasons’ are seasons when you can’t fish for some types of fish on certain types of water. For example, you can’t fish for coarse fish on any river in England and Wales from 15 March to 15 June.

Can you use dead fish as bait?

Dead ballyhoo, menhaden, mullet and bonito, as well as strips and chunks of those baitfish, can at times actually be more effective than live bait. A dead bait can be deployed exactly where and how it needs to be fished, whereas a live bait can swim out of the target zone or tangle another line.

Is it free fishing in the UK?

In the strict legal sense, the public only has a right to fish for free in the officially recognised fully tidal parts of rivers and in the sea, except where an individual owns a private right of fishery.