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Big baits catch big fish...

And small baits catch big and small fish.  Myself and Rob were being pestered by what we assumed were small micro bass trying their best to take our baits. After another missed hit and run affair, I remembered a technique that I used to use years ago to catch the scoundrels. I picked this idea up from a YouTube American catfish video when I was obsessed in finding out the best way to use circles. It's nothing revolutionary, but it involves using chunks of mackerel, rather than the traditional fillets or head and guts, and lightly hooking across the back of the chunk diagonally in order to help avoid the bait spinning in the gape and masking the hook point. So out went the next bait and I explained to Rob what I had done, and no doubt bored him once again with my story about the YouTube video! Within a couple of minutes the line peeled from the reel, but this time it had no intention of stopping. Engaging the freespool I became attached to a bass that although wasn't huge defini

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