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Can you make your own fishing pellets?

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Boil a kettle, tear two lumps of jelly off the 'brick', put them in a heat-resistant container or glass pellet pump jar and dissolve them in 150 ml or 200 ml of hot water, depending on how firm you want the finished bait to be. I then add about 20 ml of the glug, stirring everything up to ensure it is evenly mixed.

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