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How to make Krill Balls

And it's not just loose feed you're making here - you can create matching hookbaits too!

Groundbait balls: it’s a forgotten method these days… and that’s exactly why you need to create these power-packed balls of krill goodness! The balls can be introduced via a catapult, catapult sling if you’re fishing at range, Spomb, or simply by hand to likely looking areas. As they begin to breakdown, they release a multitude of layered attraction: the finer Krillmeal sediments rise in the water column, while the dense, tacky, Krill Clusters separate along the lakebed which creates a distinctive halo of attraction to help draw fish into the baited area.

The most important part to creating Krill Balls is the crusting process. It is crucial to leave the balls to rest between each step so the powders cling and form a unique, highly soluble crust around the baits. Here’s how you do it…

What you need:

Krill Clusters
2.3mm Krill Pellets
Pure Krill Liquid
Krill Powder
GLM Extract

How to make Krill balls

1. Add a bag of Krill Clusters to a bait bucket, followed by a couple of handfuls of the 2.3mm pellets (a 80:20 mix of Clusters to pellets works best).

2. Begin to form the balls and then place them in a bait tub or bucket, covering them in the Pure Krill Liquid before leaving them to rest for 20 minutes.

3.Take a large tablespoon of the GLM Extract and give the balls an even dusting. Repeat the process with the Krill Powder, ensuring they are completely covered.

4. Place the lid on and give them a shake, not too vigorously, but enough to cover. The balls should be sugar-coated with powdery goodness, which will form a crust. Leave them to ‘rest’ for at least another 20 minutes.

5. To make some matching hookbaits, take some of the mix and place within a piece of Fox’s Arma Mesh or some tights.