Using our bait
Materials for a properly rigged Baitrix Midi Strip.
1. Leader material- 40 lb.
2. Leader Length 40 to 70 inches behind a Dodger or Flasher
3. Hook – 2/0 Siwash
Hook is positioned so that the curve of the hook is even with tail of bait. Hook is not embedded.
This is a deadly set-up for Chinooks & Coho. particularly in areas where Needlefish are present. It is also very effective for large Trout and Char. Click here to watch the animated version.
The photos are compliments of David Murphy – Murphy Sportfishing, Port Alberni, B.C.
Below are pictures of catches made using Baitrix Artificial Bait Products properly rigged.
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RIGGING OF BAITS
Rig as you would a natural. Most common bait-holders and bait rigs work well with all Baitrix baits. We recommend leader lengths, using 40 lb. test line, of 58-72 inches when using the Baitrix Herring. You will find the built-in “roll” is a perfect 1-2 revolutions per second behind your favourite Flasher or Dodger at normal trolling speeds. A bend in the bait is not required. Glow Baits are rigged the same and are recommended when fishing depths below 60 feet…More
Chinook top the list because they’re the largest Pacific salmon and you can find them all year round. Chinook hunt smaller fish, so anchovy or herring strip works well. If the anchovy or herring can be made to look injured, they will be of even more interest to the Chinook. The best bait is anchovy or herring so try both the Baitrix Herring and the Baitrix Anchovy because natural details ensure that they appear life-like; and you can use the anchovy in a Rhys Davis Teaser Head for best results….More
Using Scented Bait
It’s well documented that many fish are attracted through a sense of smell. Catfish, for instance, love stink bait. Salmon have a keen sense of smell, and of course the most well known of them all is that a shark can follow a blood trail from miles away. Almost all creatures secret pheromones, making scent/smell an important part of their lives for various situations. In the case of fish, scent is an important part of feeding…More
Add Color to your bait
IPermanent Markers are very handy and will provide much more versatility to the bait. There are various products to add color, but “Mark-It” by Bic works very well.
You can try variations of coloring the bait to suit what you need to catch more fish…More