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 can be anchored on a hair rig with various types of bait or boilie stops, but these tend to be on the small side and pull through soft baits quite easily.
There are bigger meat stops you can buy from tackle shops, although there are plenty of impromptu stops you can normally find out on the bank.
Short cut pieces of grass, reed and stalks make brilliant anchors and they don’t cost anything!