Fishing smells

Zerkalo

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My favourites are the smell of cooked hemp, usually done last minute on the morning before I go. Apparently it’s a laxative and I don’t know whether it’s because it’s morning or the coffee I have but it always seems to help me go before a day on the bank.

Have a couple of couple of bags of Dynamite Baits Big Fish Explosive Caster groundbait, it smells like casters, actually quite a nice smell and reminds me of opening a bag a casters.

Not all fishing smells are bad, Roach and Bream slime I’ve found being the worst. Any smells that you like of different bait you associate with fishing?
 

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Mulberry, Strawberry, Tutti fruiti, sensas lake groundbait.
 

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My favourites are the smell of cooked hemp, usually done last minute on the morning before I go. Apparently it’s a laxative and I don’t know whether it’s because it’s morning or the coffee I have but it always seems to help me go before a day on the bank.

Have a couple of couple of bags of Dynamite Baits Big Fish Explosive Caster groundbait, it smells like casters, actually quite a nice smell and reminds me of opening a bag a casters.

Not all fishing smells are bad, Roach and Bream slime I’ve found being the worst. Any smells that you like of different bait you associate with fishing?
Bit too much info there Zerkalo. ??
 

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I'm putting off going to work today and moving some bags of groundbait in the garage reminded me, just got 10kilos of hemp in tubs ready to cook too. :poop::coffee::ROFLMAO:(y)
 

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Sticky baits Krill boilies, smells like Barbel time ?

Found Barbel fishing leaves a particular smell in my car, not sure if it's the smell of the fish or the bait I use but it's not a bad smell, reminds me of good times.
 

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Agree that roach and bream slime stinks, roach in particular is really distinct and is just about the only bad thing about roach in my opinion!

Agree hemp has quite a nice smell and some of the sweet and spiced groundbait me can be quite nice. Doesn’t have the effect on me it does on you though haha

Another bad one is squid, washed is bad enough let alone unwashed!

The smell of the water you’re fishing itself is also quite nice.
 

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I don’t recall any nasty smells, and like many additives and groundbaits. One I used to love and not smelt for a long time was VDE River ace groundbait. Lovely stuff, if I was a fish, I would be caught everyday, if that was used.
 

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RH wasp grub is lovely (and it works too).

I also like the smell of any butterscotch or maple based flavours, but I really detest Scopex.

The worst of the lot is anything with Butyric acid In it (eg Baitworks ‘Scent from hell’. unfortunately fish love it, particularly in cold water.
 
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