fishing with hot dogs as bait catches 50 Fish in 1 hour

fishing with hot dogs as bait catches 50 Fish in 1 hour

fishing with hot dogs. Another fishing video and yes another experiment worth watching. This time I’m fishing using only a hotdog as bait. Fishing in the Yarra channel under the West Gate Bridge for just over 1 hour I manage to catch over 50 fish. Wow!! Surprising which house hold items make good bait and having no other bait available I decided to fish with hot dogs or skinless Frankfurt’s on a paternoster rig and the results were very surprising.

So next time your keen to have a fish and don’t have any pilchards, worms, blue bait, pipis or mussels hanging around why not give hot dogs or even bread a go. You will be pleasantly surprised.

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48 Responses

  1. mc see says:

    Great video that will be great for kids to watch and then get Dad to take them down to wet a line. Thanks Alan.

  2. Robert Beer says:

    are there bag limits in Victoria

  3. Mate can you tell me what hooks you were using in your rig? By putting a link to them or something that would be much appreciated 😊

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  5. Iain McLean says:

    Tried this yesterday with my son because we live just around the corner from Lorimer St but the hotdog pieces kept coming off. How'd you keep the bait on the hook mate?

  6. It 5:30 am and about to take .y 8 years old fishing in an inlet in North Carolina. Thanks for the great video for inspiration. I might have to bring some hot dogs for fun.

  7. notsolucky says:

    Great video mate. How deep is it at high and low tide?

  8. Is it okay to microwave them since they get that extra scent? I think fish would be attracted to it.

  9. no taboos says:

    Not surprising at all. Baby snapper will take cheese or cockroaches. Just about anything.

  10. George Pana says:

    Can you eat these if over 30cm?

  11. Wow great video. What kind of hot dog you used?

  12. Thanks for the high quality content πŸ‘

  13. how to purchase hotdog online, link plese.

  14. 666 Percent says:

    They work very well in my experience at night in estuaries. I haven't been able to use them in the surf, they just don't hold up through the swell and the pickers. A shame ! Good work !

  15. Craig whyte says:

    Hey Alan what is parking like around this area?

  16. Caught my biggest ever flathead on cut up hotdogs on Good Friday!

  17. All the while we been eating fish bait

  18. Great video so interesting nice catch

  19. We’re they cooked al or straight out of the packet? Brand of hot dog/ cocktail frank that stays on the hook better?

  20. Bo Ta says:

    I bet you were praying to catch some other species other than pinky lol

  21. Samer Nikho says:

    Hi mate this location is good in February
    Thank you for great video πŸ‘

  22. paul taylor says:

    close down use spoon live worms bugs hot dog bread chicken neck wing liver fishing code bait shop are close

  23. Hey Alan, the kids loved that! Hot dogs are now on the shopping list. Question, do you think the pinkies would be biting at this time of year?

  24. I tried using hotdogs and got nothing… what are you doing where they’re biting so fast?

  25. Great video Alan soak them in tuna oil,,,,,, chicken works as well ,,,,,,,

  26. Bash Ka says:

    Awesome mate whereabouts is the spot mate what street is it off Lorimer

  27. david lee says:

    Wow really?? For real?? Hotdogs???

  28. Jen florin says:

    Hey Alan! were u using circle hooks in this video? cheers

  29. Neil Anchor says:

    Cooked or raw hotdog? What size hook?

  30. Angus Butler says:

    Great video Alan, I was just wondering what size reel you used in this video.

  31. Great vid and great catch there! I’m from Perth and will definitely try those hotdogs soon! May I know what are those reels you were using? Thanks!

  32. That’s a lot of fish for an hr! I’ve only recently discovered your channel and in the few that I have watched thus far, I noticed that you don’t really set the hook on a fish bite. You tend to just lift to put pressure on the fish instead of hard jerks like many others including myself. Why is that? I think you might be on to something.

  33. Jason Vuong says:

    Hi Alan! I was wondering what would you recommend if I wanted to do a lot fishing like in this video and also a lot of pier fishing. The savage gear 1dfr inshore 6 ft or 6 ft 6? Cheers man. Keep up the great video content man!

  34. we were catching pinkys on cooked yabbys

  35. Nice experiment and that mean they eat everythin that smell AKA my socks LOl…

  36. Great vid Alan. I must try this out!

  37. Great stuff man you deserve more subs.

  38. Hi Allan, great video, just would your eat the pinky’s from there?

  39. Another amazing video Alan, I swear the fish love you doesn’t matter what our using. Great vid, also is this video aswell as the whiting video this week? Loving it mate.

  40. Great upload my little bro and I want to give this challenge a go πŸ‘πŸΌπŸ˜ŽπŸŽ£

  41. Afl Stuff says:

    What is the legal size for snapper

  42. Ken Ezos says:

    Good vid mate. Would you eat fish from there?

  43. Well done mate. Do you think they'd work in fresh water lol?

  44. Darren Adams says:

    Great video mate. Just shows when they're hungry and competing with each other for a feed, they will eat anything. Reminds me of when I was in my mid teens, (probably 1990-92), me and my mates, between four and six of us, used to have our own fishing comps in the Maribyrnong river, up around Kealba. Just catching carp, tench, roach and the odd redfin. I was always runner-up to my best mate, every time. He always won, and I always came second! Always! This one day, probably the fifth comp, he had three fish and everyone else, myself included, had zero. I was sitting back eating fish n chips, having given up basically, and on a whim, threw some chip on the hook, and bang, up came a fish. A roach. So it was 3-1. More chip on the hook. Then another roach! Now it was 3-2! All of a sudden, it was game on! In the end, I still came runner-up though. I never did beat him. (I always won the table tennis comps though!) But when maggots, worms, bread and corn don't work……how about some hot chips fishy's!!!

  45. Ok that just blew my mind haha! I need to go fish docklands again that's if my parents will let me lol. The hero 8 also seems to handle the wind like its nothing!

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