Angler's Mail looks at some of the main types of meats used as fishing baits, with some top tips on getting the best out of them. Flick through all the following pages and you will become a bona fide 'meat master'!
THE CAT’S WHISKERS
You need a strong stomach to use cat food, which is extremely pongy, but also brilliant bait!
Match anglers clean up with this gear on coloured commercial fisheries, often landing some really lumpy carp with it.
Cat food tends to have a medium consistency so it stays on the hook quite well.
You need to use a big strong hook and stepped up tackle, fishing hard on the bottom with float gear.