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Baitbox Frozen Smelt

SKU S5
by Baitbox
Original price £4.50 - Original price £4.99
Original price
£4.50
£4.50 - £4.99
Current price £4.50

*When ordering dead bait ourselves, we package all of our live bait & dead bait in temperature-controlled pouches compromised from BOPP (biaxially-oriented polypropylene). We do not offer returns on any live bait or dead bait due to late delivery so order at your own risk! We do ship Monday-Thursday via DHL Parcel UK & Royal Mail 24 Tracked depending on the status of the courier networks.*

Amongst the most popular of all deadbaits, smelt have all of the key features that we look for in a pike bait and are a must-have for the modern pike angler. These small brackish water fish are the perfect size for pike and zander baits, and are normally available in several sizes ideal for a wide range of different tactics.

The tough skin of the smelt means that they are easy to hook and stay on well, even when fishing at long range. The body is cylindrical, and they are a dense bait packed with muscle. Smelt have accounted for a huge number of big pike for us and our customers, and it is rare that we do not have this bait on one of our rods.

Smelt have a unique cucumber-like smell, but we think it is the bright white colour which really makes them stand out to any passing pike. Especially when contrasted with the lake or river bed smelt really stand out and cannot be missed. At times a more subtle colour can be required, so we also sell large smelt in both red and gold colours.

Being a tough bait, smelt can be used under a float for trotting baits on rivers, or even for fishing sink-and-draw style. They really are a very versatile bait and account for huge numbers of pike each year.

Size: Medium 5-6pk