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'!
You’ll find lots of ready flavoured luncheon meat in tackle shops.
It’s very popular and typical flavours include Scopex, Strawberry or spicy variations.
Species like carp, barbel, chub, crucians, bream and tench love flavoured meat, particularly in coloured water.
Flavoured luncheon meat specifically produced for angling also tends to be a bit tougher, so it stays on the hook better.