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How to Make a Scent Bomb to Catch more Halibut, Lingcod and Rockfish

By: Terry Wiest Halibut, lingcod and rockfish rely on their sense of smell to find food. Bait usually provides enough scent to catch them. Meanwhile, adding scent to the bait boosts action. Bottom fishing in Alaska I combined these concepts to create a homemade scent bomb which attracted all these species while we were anchored.