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Vaalriver Bait Application no. 1

The most frequently asked questions by anglers are the following:

What can be used as bait for fishing?
What bait is the best bait for fishing?
What bait works at a certain venue?

These are just a few of the most commonly asked questions.

A more important question would be. How do I apply my bait for the best results?

In this series of articles we will show you exactly how to apply your bait to ensure a high success rate.

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1) Spookasem, Swiss and Dcx Combination

You will need the following for this bait application:

Boldips: Spookasem, Swiss and Dcx
Chooby's: Spookasem and Plain White (Chooby Video Clip)
Soft Floaties: Spookasem and Dcx

Step 1: Bottom Hook Application: Spookasem Soft Floatie on the bottom hook with a Spookasem Chooby Backing

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Hook one Spookasem Soft Floatie and pull it through to the bend of the hook.

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Squeeze out a small piece of Spookasem Chooby and roll into a small ball.

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Apply the ball of Spookasem Chooby to the back of a the Spookasem Soft Floatie to serve as a backing.

Step 2: Top Hook Application: Dcx Soft Floatie on the top hook with a Plain White Chooby Backing

Step 2

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Hook one Dcx Soft Floatie and pull it through to the bend of the hook.

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Squeeze out a small piece of Plain White Chooby and roll into a small ball.

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Apply the ball of Plain White Chooby to the back of a the Dcx Soft Floatie to serve as a backing.

Step 3: Hook the two hookbaits into the feed ball.

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Hook the Spookasem Soft floatie with the Spookasem Chooby Backing into the one side of the feed ball.

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Hook the Dcx Soft floatie with the Plain White Chooby Backing into the other side of the feed ball.

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The bottom and top hook baits hooked into the feed ball.

Step 4: Apply the Attractors

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Spookasem Boldip

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Cover the half off the feed ball, that you hooked the Spookasem floatie with Spookasem Chooby into, with Spookasem Boldip. 

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Swiss Boldip.

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Cover the half off the feed ball, that you hooked the Dcx Soft Floatie with Plain White Chooby into, with Swiss Boldip.

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Dcx Boldip.

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Pour Dcx Boldip on the top of the feed ball and let it run over the Spookasem Boldip and the Swiss boldip.

You are now ready to cast!

Here are just a few of the carp that I caught in the Vaalriver on this bait applicationKarp op Spookasem Swiss en Dcx kombinasie

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This last carp I caught with the exact boldip combination with a small change to the hookbait. I use a 'geknipte' Caramel X mealie with a Spookasem soft Floatie.     

Karp op Spookasem Swiss en Dcx kombinasie 3

You can also read:

Vaalriver Bait Application no. 2

Vaalriver Bait Application no. 3

Vaalriver Bait Application no. 4

 

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