Sea Fishing Articles
Sea Fishing Articles by John Staten
Here we have a list of articles mainly about using fishing baits and what fish they are good for, how to present some and how to get your own. There are also a few about fishing in Whitby and what fish to expect to catch at what time of year.
You can use jigs, jelly worms, lures, plugs, poppers, bottom fish or float fish for catching Bass.
Blueys have a reputation for being far oilier than fish baits such as mackerel.
Cod are the one fish that really stir the primeval hunting instincts in most of us fishermen
Cod Bait Article
Amongst the better cod baits are some of the following:
Crab Bait Article
There are other crab baits that are available but the most popular is the peeler crab
Crab Cart Article
Crab cart is the insides of an edible crab, as simple as that. You can get the crabs from most fishmongers / shell fish suppliers.
Hermit crabs are an under-rated and an under used sea fishing bait
Lugworm comes in different guises: Blow / Common Lug - Black Lug - Yellow Tails / Runnydowns
A great variety of other fish will readily take mackerel...
Mussel is a very under-rated bait and a lot of anglers are missing out by not using it.
This is a bait that will be top of most anglers lists of priorities at the start of the cod season
Popular Cod Baits
Here is a list describing various cod baits used around our coastal regions but not including all - just the most popular
Prawns are easy to collect and one of the deadliest baits...
King Rag - Harbour Rag / Maddies - White Rag
A lot of anglers fail to realise that razor fish are a natural food source for many species of fish.
Sand eels often catch more fish than any other bait...
It can be fished by itself or as a cocktail with just about anything.
Winter Sea Fishing in Whitby
It's that time of the year now when grown men are reduced to a quivering wreck at ...