MAKE AWESOME BOTTOM BAITS: STEP 1

To make these baits, you'll need these bits! Activ-8 base mix and Activator, eggs and kit.

MAKE AWESOME BOTTOM BAITS: STEP 2

Crack an egg into a bowl and whisk it up.

MAKE AWESOME BOTTOM BAITS: STEP 3

Shake some Activator up.

MAKE AWESOME BOTTOM BAITS: STEP 4

Check the back of the packet for instructions.

MAKE AWESOME BOTTOM BAITS: STEP 5

Add 15ml of Activator.

MAKE AWESOME BOTTOM BAITS: STEP 6

Add it to the egg and whisk.

MAKE AWESOME BOTTOM BAITS: STEP 7

Add base mix a little at a time and whisk.

MAKE AWESOME BOTTOM BAITS: STEP 8

This is a little too wet.

MAKE AWESOME BOTTOM BAITS: STEP 9

Add more mix until the paste comes together, while still soft.

MAKE AWESOME BOTTOM BAITS: STEP 10

This is the sort of consistency you're looking for.

MAKE AWESOME BOTTOM BAITS: STEP 11

Roll a sausage to the same width as the groove in your roller.

MAKE AWESOME BOTTOM BAITS: STEP 12

Pop the sausage across the table and roll the baits out.

MAKE AWESOME BOTTOM BAITS: STEP 13

Pop the baits into a pan of boiling water and boil for 90 seconds.

MAKE AWESOME BOTTOM BAITS: STEP 14

Drain the baits with a colander.

MAKE AWESOME BOTTOM BAITS: STEP 15

Allow the baits to dry.

MAKE AWESOME BOTTOM BAITS: STEP 16

Coat the baits in Activator liquid.

MAKE AWESOME BOTTOM BAITS: STEP 17

The baits should be nice and glossy.

MAKE AWESOME BOTTOM BAITS: STEP 18

Add a little pinch of dry base mix.

MAKE AWESOME BOTTOM BAITS: STEP 19

The resulting baits will be super attractive! Pop them straight into the freezer.

Make Awesome Bottom Baits Mechanics

This is the simplest form of boilie making, although we've added our own subtle tweak to the process. The bait that we're demonstrating here is Activ-8, but the same process applies to almost all bottom-bait recipes.
Although many anglers prefer to buy bait ready-rolled baits, there's certainly a sense of satisfaction that comes only from rolling your own baits and catching on them!