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ALL types of baits used for fishing!!!

Post by ekkewang » Tue Jan 18, 2011 9:34 pm

Hello people!

im quite inexperienced in fishing. But i really enjoy fishing even though i seldom catch anything haha!

1st i would like to thanks the owner and creator of handlinefishing.com! i think its a really great site! and i hope it can be completed soon with more infos!

About myself, i used to go fishing at lower seletar resv catching peacock bass using live goldfishes.

Now im learning to fish in saltwater regions.

I find that normally ppl only use live prawns and milkfish. therefore im wondering if there are any other kind of baits used..

pls continue the list if you have ideas or knowledge on baits used. (for salt/sea water fishing)

1) live milk fish
2) live/dead prawns
3) small cubes of prawn meat/fish meat for catching threadfins
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Re: ALL types of baits used for fishing!!!

Post by dBs™ » Tue Jan 18, 2011 10:37 pm

ekkewang wrote: 1) live milk fish
2) live/dead prawns
3) small cubes of prawn meat/fish meat for catching threadfins
4) tamban
5) belt fish meat
6) crabs
7) arrow squid
8) octopus
9) mussels
10) catfish ....


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Re: ALL types of baits used for fishing!!!

Post by Peace » Tue Jan 18, 2011 11:20 pm

ekkewang wrote: 1) live milk fish
2) live/dead prawns
3) small cubes of prawn meat/fish meat for catching threadfins
4) tamban
5) belt fish meat
6) crabs
7) arrow squid
8) octopus
9) mussels
10) catfish
11) Wolf Herring (the say good for threadfin fishing!)
12) Sand whiting (good for stingrays)
13) Mantis Shrimp (for tuskfish)
14) Sarong / wat wat worms
15) Goldfish (great for soon hock)
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Re: ALL types of baits used for fishing!!!

Post by ekkewang » Wed Jan 19, 2011 1:04 am

thanks guys for the inputs...

hmmm im actually more into starting small.. is it really possible to use freshwater goldfishes as baits to fish at saltwater ponds or in the sea?

im looking to catch smaller fishes at the start similar to peacock bass at freshwater.. any recommendations?

thus far i have tried fishing at labador park with dead prawns and live prawns at pasir ris main pond... but both no catches... i used float type rigging.

is it the bait is too big for the smaller fishes? cuz i have a few times the bait sinking dwn , seems like pulling by smaller fishes... then no hook ups at all... when i reel back, the live prawn alrdy dead... head sometimes peel off... legs gone... but still intact at the tail part with the hook...

any reason for that??

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Re: ALL types of baits used for fishing!!!

Post by Peace » Wed Jan 19, 2011 8:16 pm

You can use it although they won't last long in even with the low salinity in the commercial ponds. Anglers usually use mollies, small tilapias or milkfish for pond fishing. For peacock bass, you can try earthworms. I haven't met a cichlid that says no to it. :lol: But bear in mind that if you're fishing in a reservoir, only artificial baits may be used. :nod: Check out this recent Peacock CR by SGPU. ;)

Regarding your use of prawns, it's usually attacked by small fishes like the many Chromides in commercial ponds. If you use live prawns with float in the sea, it shouldn't get nibbled off too frequently unless you fish very close to breakwaters. And very often, todaks (needlefish) will attack the prawn and try to run away with it. But when it senses the tension of your line, it may let go thus resulting in your prawn in the state you described.

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Re: ALL types of baits used for fishing!!!

Post by Mr.LURE » Thu Jan 20, 2011 10:37 pm

how bout: squids
crickets
worms
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Re: ALL types of baits used for fishing!!!

Post by ilurbtambans » Thu Jan 20, 2011 11:39 pm

try using sarong, the others worm name not sure @.@

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Re: ALL types of baits used for fishing!!!

Post by dBs™ » Fri Jan 21, 2011 10:45 am

ilurbtambans wrote:try using sarong, the others worm name not sure @.@
wat wat ... :D


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Re: ALL types of baits used for fishing!!!

Post by ekkewang » Fri Jan 21, 2011 5:55 pm

i read online that wat wat can sting the hand and cause irritation... is it true?? thats y i dun dare go buy to use sia... anyone used b4? its using the whole worm or cut into smaller pcs?

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Re: ALL types of baits used for fishing!!!

Post by dBs™ » Sat Jan 22, 2011 9:37 am

Depending on the "length" of the worm and hook size ...
If worm too long ... cut the worm.
If hook small ... cut the worm.

I don't enjoy using all worm baits be it wat wat or sarong ...
But you'll be amazed at their attractiveness to fishes.
Why not get a pkt of it and try ?
Sometimes ... it is fun just to find out ... how it feels to fish with worms !
Just be more careful when handling ... it should be fine.
Don't forget to leave one end of the worm wriggling ... :D


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Re: ALL types of baits used for fishing!!!

Post by Peace » Sat Jan 22, 2011 5:51 pm

I have been bitten by sarong worms before, just a sting but it didn't cause any irritation; more like a needle prick. Now I have a little bit of worm phobia ever since I got stung by mutliple bristles from fireworms. :cry: For sarong worms, you can use it whole but most people cut it into small pieces that just covers the entire hook.

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Re: ALL types of baits used for fishing!!!

Post by limfish » Sat Jan 22, 2011 7:43 pm

hmmmm
ive thought of sumthing....
why not mahlongs????
I remeber documentaries saying there used in america to catch fish..
Urrrgh, no time to fish now~

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Re: ALL types of baits used for fishing!!!

Post by ilurbtambans » Sat Jan 22, 2011 8:10 pm

in the america, the fishes are way bigger and more variety =/
so i doubt it applies to local waters

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