Pike Baits by Gadda Baits

Gadda Baits - A Pikers Bait

Gadda Baits provides top quality Pike Bait and took its name from the Swedish translation of PIKE (gädda). At Gadda we pride ourself on excellent customer service and promise our customers fresh quality bait with each and every order.

Pike Baits

A Pikers Bait – All baits are within specification stated and any baits that have small defects are packed up as extras for our customers.

 

AFW titanium surfstrand 1×7

Titanium Surfstrand is an uncoated, 1×7 super-elastic leader wire that stretches to absorb the strike of a fish – then snaps back and recovers during the hook-set! This wire is made with a special blend of Titanium alloy wire and engineered to deliver tremendous strength along with dramatic kink resistance. Fish with confidence knowing this is among the highest quality leader wire available. Use Titanium Surfstrand for the best bite protection, flexibility, and unmatched kink resistance! Made in USA by AFW.

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Hi Viz Pike Forceps Red

Gädda pike forceps are specifically designed with a short nose for better control / grip whilst unhooking pike.

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Sizes Available:

  • 6”
  • 8”
  • 10”
Also available in various hi viz pike pattern colours or natural pike pattern.  Hi Viz Pike Pattern colours are (red, orange, blue & green)

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Hi Viz Pike Forceps (set)

Gädda pike forceps are specifically designed with a short nose for better control / grip whilst unhooking pike. ( Full set of 3 )

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A full set of 3 contains the following lengths:

  • 6”
  • 8”
  • 10”

Colours Available:

  • Orange || Red || Blue || Green

Price: £30.00
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Forceps Natural Pike Pattern

Gädda pike forceps are specifically designed with a short nose for better control / grip whilst unhooking pike.

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Items Available:

  • 6” forceps
  • 8” forceps
  • Mono nippers
Finished in a natural pike pattern.

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AFW surfstrand micro ultra 1×19

Surfstrand Micro Ultra is miniature diameter 1×19 stainless steel leader wire that is more flexible than 1×7, but not as flexible as 7×7. Surfstrand Micro Ultra is an economical alternative to Surfstrand Micro Supreme.

This 19 Strand wire was originally designed for European Pike and Walleye (Zander) anglers. The extremely miniature diameters are practically invisible in the water. Ideal for catching toothy fish such as European Pike where delicate bait presentation is required. Made in USA by AFW.

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AFW surfstrand micro supreme 7×7

Surfstrand Micro Supreme 7×7 feels more like thread than wire and is more flexible than our 1×19 variety, listed below. This miniature 49 Strand stainless steel trace wire slips through the water and has virtually no memory or stretch.

Surfstrand Micro Supreme 7×7 is the preferred wire of professional European Pike and Walleye (Zander) anglers. Camouflaged Brown finish blends well in most rivers and lakes reducing visibility. An outstanding leader/trace wire for finicky toothy critters! Made in USA by AFW.

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Natural Pike Pattern (set)

Gädda pike forceps are specifically designed with a short nose for better control / grip whilst unhooking pike. ( Full Set )

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Full Set Includes:

  • 1 X 6” forceps
  • 1 X 8” forceps
  • 1 X Mono nippers
Natural pike pattern finish

Price: £22.00
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AFW mighty mini split rings

AFW mighty-mini split rings. Up to 3x stronger than brass split rings. 100% stainless steel these are perfect for making titanium traces with.

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AFW mighty-mini crane swivels

AFW might mighty-mini crane swivel components are 100% stainless steel

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AFW might mighty-mini crane swivel components are 3 times stronger than conventional components of the same size. Tight tolerances assure smooth rotation.

  • Pack of 10 Swivels
  • Gunmetal black finish

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AFW brass crane swivels

AFW brass crane swivels are manufactured to exacting specifications to provide smooth rotation and prevent pull-out.

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  • Pack of 10
Finish:
  • Black
Breaking Strain:
  • 75lb
  • 90lb

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AFW mighty-mini snap swivels

AFW mighty-mini snap swivels are 100% stainless steel. Compact, strong & reliable!

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  • Pack of 10
Breaking Strain:
  • 70lb

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Brass coastlock snap crane swivels

Smooth operating brass swivels provide fluid motion preventing line twisting and kinking.

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Snaps are made from high strength wire for superior holding power.

  • Pack of 10
Finish:
  • Black
Breaking Strain:
  • 75lb

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Duo lock snap swivels

Duo lock snap swivels for lures and barrel swivels

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  • Pack of 10
Breaking Strain:
  • 55lb

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Heavy Duty Split Rings

Power oval split rings & heavy duty split rings. Both types of split rings are very strong fot their sizes, perfect for making up with titanium traces.

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I have been using these for years and have never let me down yet. USA made

  • Pack of 10
Available in:
  • Heavy duty split rings 7.5mm 80lb bs
  • Power oval split rings 8mm 65lb bs
  • Power oval split rings 10mm 70lb bs

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AFW mighty mini crane swivels

Mighty-Mini components are 100% stainless steel and are 3 times stronger than conventional components of the same size. Smart anglers know that terminal tackle can spook wary game fish. This line of compact, 100% stainless steel tackle was engineered to be smaller and stronger than the leading brands of tackle on the market.

Recent advances in manufacturing enable us to bring you these revolutionary, smaller and stronger components. Now you can use smaller swivels for your rigs, and smaller snap swivels for attaching lures, that are less visible and significantly more powerful!

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Beads

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  • 6mm in packs of 20
  • 8mm in packs of 10
Colours Available:
  • Green
  • Black
  • Red
  • White

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AFW ball bearing swivels with welded rings

These solid brass Ball Bearing Swivels and Snap Swivels are engineered to survive the fiercest one-on-one battles. The patented bullet shape provides fluid rotation and decreased water resistance.  Swivels have a solid brass body, stainless steel bearings, and welded rings for maximum security and to endure the unforgiving environment.

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Vmc treble hooks barbed (7556)

Vmc Treble Hooks barbed 7556

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Available Sizes:

  • Size 2
  • Size 4
  • Size 6
Finish
  • Black Nickel
Each pack contains 5 hooks

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Vmc treble hooks barbless (7547)

Vmc treble hooks barbless 7547

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Available Sizes:

  • Size 4
Finish:
  • Black nickel
Each pack contains 5 hooks

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Vmc treble hooks barbless (7554)

Vmc treble hooks barbless 7554

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Available Sizes:

  • Size 2
  • Size4
  • Size 6
Finish:
  • Black nickel
Each pack contains 5 treble hooks

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Vmc treble hooks barbed (7554)

Vmc Treble Hooks barbed 7554

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Available Sizes:

  • Size 2
  • Size 4
  • Size 6
Finish:
  • Black nickel
Each pack contains 5 treble hooks

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Eel

These responsibly sourced fish are a good tough bait. A big part of a pikes natural diet

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Vmc barbarian outbarb 8570

Vmc barbarian outbarb 8570 

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Available Size:

  • Size 2
  • Size 4
  • Size 6
Finish:
  • Black nickel
Each pack contains 10 treble hooks

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Vmc barbarian 8573

Vmc barbarian 8573 black nickel

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Available Size:

  • Size 2
  • Size 4
  • Size 6
Finish:
  • Black nickel
Each pack contains 10 treble hooks

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Vmc short shank (9651)

Vmc short shank 9651

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Available Sizes:

  • Size 2
  • Size 4
  • Size 6
Finish:
  • Black nickel
Each pack contains 10 treble hooks

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Lined Shrink Tubing

lined shrink tubing is perfect for finishing off traces

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Available Sizes:

  • 12 inches 1 meter
Colours
  • Red
  • Black
3 to 1 glue lined shrink tubing is perfect for finishing off traces, uptraces or even stiffening up lead weights. Simply cut to size and heat to shrink.

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Sardine

Sardines are a very soft oily fish. A cheap and great all round bait.

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Vmc Caps

High quality, stylish VMC caps

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Colours:

  • Black
  • Red

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Snake Launce

Limited stock of Snake Launce

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AFW crimps

AFW crimps , Black oxide

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Available Sizes

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
Each pack contains 25 AWF crimps

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Smelt

Smelt can provide that winning formula due to there unique cucumber aroma and visual appearance.

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SMELT  Osmerus mordax - are a firm favourites among pikers nationwide, with there unique cucumber aroma they have accounted for thousands of big pike over the years, and still catch big fish to this day, even on those pressured waters.

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Titanium tracewire

AFW titanium surfstrand 1×7 tracewire, Come in lengths of 10″

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Breaking Strain:

  • 30lb
  • 50lb
Finish:
  • Black oxide
Having used this material for dead baiting for years now I can say with complete confidence that it won’t let you down! Come in lengths of 10″

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Run rings

Can be used as a running rig with weights

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Each pack contains:

  • 5 x run rigs
These fit for purpose run rings can be used as a running rig with weights being easily changed to meet requirements on each session.

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Buffer beads

Buffer beads are soft beads used to protect knots

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Colours Available:

  • Dark Green
  • Black
These soft beads are used to help protect knots and stop run rings going over the swivel of a trace. Each pack contains 10 buffer beads

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Ready made wire traces ( VMC faultless )

High quality ready made wire traces ( hand made ) using the finest materials

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  • Approximately 24”
High quality hand made traces using the finest materials including:
  • AFW 1×7 surfstrand
  • AFW swivel (75lb bs)
  • Strong VMC treble hooks
  • Finished with glue lined shrink tubing.
All are available in various breaking strains, treble hooks & colours. All Gädda ready made traces are made to suit bait sizes. Size 2 trebles have a 5” gap between hooks, size 4 has a 4” gap & size 6 have a 3” gap. Traces can be made on request.

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Ready made wire traces ( VMC barbarian )

High quality ready made wire traces ( hand made ) using the finest materials

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  • Approximately 24”
High quality hand made traces using the finest materials including:
  • AFW 1×7 surfstrand
  • AFW swivel (75lb bs)
  • Strong VMC treble hooks
  • Finished with glue lined shrink tubing.
All are available in various breaking strains, treble hooks & colours. All Gädda ready made traces are made to suit bait sizes. Size 2 trebles have a 5” gap between hooks, size 4 has a 4” gap & size 6 have a 3” gap. Traces can be made on request.  

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Titanium Traces Single

Ready made titanium dead bait trace. Gadda baits titanium traces are made from the highest quality materials. This includes AFW surfstrand titanium 1×7 wire, 3  mighty mini swivels (180lb test), 2 magnesium alloy oval power split rings (70lb test), all double crimped and finished with glue lined 3 to 1 shrink tubing. All that’s needed is 2 trebles of your choice (not included) and you’re ready to fish! These hand made traces (highly unlikely to kink) will far outlast the life of the hooks which can be easily changed in seconds. If looked after properly, anglers can catch scores of pike on each trace!

 

all titanium traces are 22 inches in length and have a gap of around 4 inches between trebles.

 

Traces and be made to order for larger/smaller baits or to suits specific needs.

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If you are frustrated of traces kinking or failing after a few fish then look no further!These titanium traces are made from the finest materials.

  • AFW 7 strand surfstrand titanium wire (30lb & 50lb)
  • AFW might-mini crane swivels (180lb test)
  • Power oval split rings (70lb test)
  • Glue lined shrinktubing (red or black)
  • and all traces are double crimped!
The life of the titanium will outlast the life of the hooks, hence the use of the split rings. The shrink tubing can even be replaced when it get a little dated. Having used this material for dead baiting for years now I can say with complete confidence that it won’t let you down! Come in lengths of 10″

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Hi Viz Pike Forceps Blue

Gädda pike forceps are specifically designed with a short nose for better control / grip whilst unhooking pike.

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Sizes Available:

  • 6”
  • 8”
  • 10”
Also available in various hi viz pike pattern colours or natural pike pattern.  Hi Viz Pike Pattern colours are (red, orange, blue & green)

 

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Titanium Traces Pack

3 X Ready made titanium dead bait trace. These traces are made from the finest materials.

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If you are frustrated of traces kinking or failing after a few fish then look no further!These traces are made from the finest materials.

  • AFW 7 strand surfstrand titanium wire(30lb & 50lb)
  • AFW might-mini crane swivels (180lb test)
  • Power oval split rings (70lb test)
  • Glue lined shrinktubing (red or black)
  • and all traces are double crimped!
The life of the titanium will outlast the life of the hooks, hence the use of the split rings. The shrink tubing can even be replaced when it get a little dated.

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Braid

GRAND SLAM BRAID

Grand Slam Braid is thinner, rounder, and packs uniformly on spinning and conventional reels. The line will not bury in reels, knots are stronger and don’t slip, and abrasion resistance is greatly enhanced. Its 4, 6, 8, & 16 carrier construction and compact diameter reduces wind knots and rod tip wraps. You’ll cast further and feel your lures or baits working like never before with unprecedented performance. Because the line has near zero stretch, even the most subtle bites will be transmitted back to your hands for immediate response. When it’s time to set the hook, a flick of the wrist will do the job! Grand Slam Braid is the absolute pinnacle of fishing performance. Its a line that can make anyone fish more like a pro! Made in USA.

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Hi Viz Fluorescent Red Pike Float

Hi Viz fluorescent red pike float

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A range of hard wearing floats with great visibility, ideal for deadbait and choppy water! Available in various sizes:

  • 12cm
  • 13cm
  • 16cm

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Mono

From ultra-light to big game, Grand Slam is up to the challenge! Its formulation provides high impact strength, excellent abrasion resistance and superior knot strength. It’s equally at home on conventional and spinning tackle. Every yard is computer checked for consistent diameter and breaking strength to provide you with an unequalled level of performance – performance you can rely on. That’s why we say with confidence – Grand Slam is BIG FISH TOUGH!

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High Density Polystyrene Pike Floats

High Density Polystyrene Pike Floats ( 1.5 oz )

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Colours Available

  • 16cm (1 1/2 oz) white/red
  • 16cm (1 1/2 oz) white/yellow
  • 16cm (1 1/2 oz) white/orange
These hard wearing high density polystyrene pike floats are available in 3 day glow colours:  

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Crimping tool

crimping tool

The crimp tool with teeth is designed to crimp single-barrel sleeves sizes #0 – #6. The specially designed teeth help the sleeve grip the wire and provide a tight hold. Recommended for connecting titanium surfstrand. Features an all stainless steel body, textured grip handles and box joint construction . 6 in (15.2cm)

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High Density Polystyrene Pike Float

Hard wearing high density polystyrene float ( 2oz )

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Heavy duty and hard wearing hi viz float, Ideal for large dead baits ! Available in: 20cm (2oz) black/red

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AFW surfstrand 1×7

Surfstrand 1×7 is made of corrosion resistant, spring temper stainless steel. Compared to our competitor’s old style 1×3 construction, Surfstrand’s 1×7 construction offers higher break strength and more realistic action.

The wire is specially stranded to deliver superior kink resistance, and the high strength of stainless makes this an excellent wire for  lures, traces, and trolling. Camouflaged Brown finish minimizes reflections and disappears beneath the water. Attach Surfstrand using crimping sleeves and crimping pliers or tie with a Figure 8 Knot. Made in USA by AFW.

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Hi Viz Pike Forceps Orange

Gädda pike forceps are specifically designed with a short nose for better control / grip whilst unhooking pike.

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Sizes Available:

  • 6”
  • 8”
  • 10”
Also available in various hi viz pike pattern colours or natural pike pattern.  Hi Viz Pike Pattern colours are (red, orange, blue & green)

 

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AFW bleeding leader wire

Bleeding Leader Wire is the World’s First Blood Red nylon coated leader wire. The unique red nylon coating mimics actual blood in top water fishing conditions to attract fish. In deeper water, the color Red is filtered out faster than other colors on the spectrum and ‘vanishes’ to fish. Bleeding Leader Wire is ideal for all types of toothy fish and is made from our strong Surflon 1X7 stainless steel leader wire. Made in USA by AFW.

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Hi Viz Pike Forceps Green

Gädda pike forceps are specifically designed with a short nose for better control / grip whilst unhooking pike.

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Sizes Available:

  • 6”
  • 8”
  • 10”
Also available in various hi viz pike pattern colours or natural pike pattern.  Hi Viz Pike Pattern colours are (red, orange, blue & green)

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Lamprey

Lamprey have become a must for most pike anglers over the years due to the copious amount of blood that seeps out them.

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LAMPREY Lampetra fluviatilis – they can be halved or fished whole. Gadda lamprey are said to be one of the best baits on the market. Top pike anglers in the UK have reported them to be irresistible.

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Mackerel

A great tough, oily bait that keeps on pulling out pike after pike on every type of water. A very reliable pike bait!.

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Mackerel Scomber scombrus – what can be said about mackerel that already hasn’t been said?. A very oily bait that lures fish into you’re swim. Many a pike angler has had there personal bests on mackerel, whether it be a joey or a tail, these baits keep catching fish time after time. Gadda mackerel are sourced from the cold waters of Iceland and frozen straight from the sea.

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Sprats

Sprats are part of the herring family this bait is a very oily fish with plenty of natural attractants.

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Sprat Sprattus sprattus once a very popular bait with pike anglers has lost its appeal over the years due to new bait becoming available on the market but could give you an edge on those sea baits only waters.

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Bluey

A fairly new bait on the market, blueys are fast becoming a popular pike bait amongst pikers!.

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Bluey Cololabis saira – blueys are a very oily fish similar to mackerel but seem to expel more blood. Blueys can be halved or fished whole, hopefully to tempt a bigger pike in your chosen water. Also a good choice on “sea baits only waters”.

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Roach

One of the most natural baits you can present to a pike and have produced big pike nationwide.

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Roach Rutilus rutilus – lots of pike anglers wouldn’t be without roach and can be fished in lots of ways, on a drifter, hard on the bottom, popped up and even wobbled. Gadda roach are sourced from within the UK and are frozen instantly to maintain their silvery appearance and red colouration within their eyes and fins.

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Perch

This little predator makes up a large part of the Pikes diet, do not be put off by its appearance.

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This little predator makes up a large part of the Pikes diet and has had a population explosion with the last 10 years, making them an unknown quantity. Anglers either love or loath this bait however this little predator could be the difference on those hard fishing days.

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Pollan

Pollan is a freshwater whitefish that is known only from five Irish lakes, making them excellent pike bait.

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Pollen – Coregonus pollan The pollan is a freshwater whitefish that is known only from five Irish lakes, Lough Neagh, Lower Lough Erne, Lough Ree, Lough Derg and Lough Allen. These fish have tough skin and full of natural attractants. Gadda pollan are caught fresh from Lough Neagh and vacuumed less than a mile away from the waters shores, ensuring fresh quality pollan every time..

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Herring

Herring are very appealing due to their very oily flesh and silver appearance, a favourite amongst pike anglers for many years.

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Herring Clupea harengus – can be used as whole bait or cut in half. When cut and fished as a half bait head and tail, you are increasing your chances of catching, because the natural oil is able to escape into the water quicker. Gadda herring are sourced within UK waters and frozen instantly to maintain their silvery appearance, which is known to trigger a feeding response in pike.

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Bream

Bream are becoming increasingly popular with pike anglers up and down the country.

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Bream Abramis Brama are a relatively unused pike bait, however it is this bait that accounts for the director of gadda baits personal best. A stunning 36lb 4oz.  

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