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'!
Meat punches are really handy tools because they allow you to cut out lots of regular sized baits very quickly.
You can buy square or round punch sets and most tie in with popular pellet sizes.
This allows you to feed a similar mixture of meat and pellets, or to use a soft meat hook offering over identically shaped pellet feed.
Softer pellets of meat tend to pull more bites over pellet feed.