I need to puton weight.Thaw me.
Did you know that some seabirds diveup to 40m underwater or their ood? The heavier your bait, the aster itwill sink. The aster it sinks, the lesschance a bird will try dive or it, andthe more chance you’ll catch a fsh.
Frozen bait — 100s to sink Thawed bait — 20s to sink Your bait
Follow theblueline on thethaw metre to see when your bait is ready to use.Your bait issae to use
By derosting your bait you help to save the Black Petrel, a seabird ound only in New Zealand.The Black Petrel, like many other seabirds, dive or their ood. They eed mainly on Cephlalopoda— a marine animal commonly known as inkfsh —and the animal you’re trying to catch — fsh.When they dive or their ood, the Black Petrelcan dive up to ten metres under the waters surace,so it’s really important that you sink that bait as ast as you can. I you don’t then they can end uphooked or tangled to your line, which can result indeath, or damage to their becks and wings.The Black Petrels aren’t the only seabirds thatdive — you’ve got the Shag and the Gannett aswell. So go on, do the good thing — thaw that bait,and help us look ater the seabirds o New Zealand.20m 30m40m 50mBlack PetrelShagGannett
Sink it faster
Weight your lineBuying lead-core line canincrease the rate at which your bait sinks. It’s also great or trawling.Weight your baitPop a twenty gram weight onto your line and you’ll be away laughing. Adding weights candecrease the sink-time by up to 5‒10 seconds