Artificial bait

Bait manufactured from non-natural substances as a substitute to natural bait that may render it less appealing to non-target animals

Challenges of estimating post-release mortality of istiophorid billfishes caught in the recreational fishery: A review

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summary

Effect on bycatch species: 

High speed trolling with J hooks and artificial bait and slow trolling with circle hooks and natural bait resulted in less internal hooking, tissue damage and increase post release survival.

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