in this post I write how I prepare my base mix for boilies and recipe. I always mix boilie base mix at least one week (usually one month) before making boilies. I do this to give the mix a special scent from all the ingredients. But of course this is not absolutely necessary and you can skip this step. This is my method of preparation, but of course you can upgrade it to your own, as this is also the charm of making your own boilie base mixes.
You can use different flours and other ingredients in boilie base mixes. At the beginning of making your own boilie base mixes, it is important not to buy expensive ingredients (at least not in quantity) and I recommend that you focus on making simple recipes. Simple recipes mean that base mix consist of 3 to 5 ingredients that are more or less available at the grocery store and of course they catch fish.
Boilie base mix described in this post does not fall into the category of simple mixes, but you can try using some of the ingredients in your mixes or use my recipe described below. Because I make boilies by hand I do not use a boilie sausage gun (i had it and i sold it) and I also very rarely use boilie roller. So I don’t know how this mix works with these tools for making boilies.
Boilie base mix recipe
Recipe for one kilogram (1000 gram/gm/g) boilie base mix.
- Polenta: 38% or 380g or 13.4 ounce or 0.84 pound
- Buckwheat flour: 20% or 200g or 7.1 ounce or 0.44 pound
- Supergold 60 (60% maize protein): 20% or 200g or 7.1 ounce or 0.44 pound
- Bird seeds mix (: 7% or 70g or 2.5 ounce or 0.15 pound
- Krill meal (antartic): 5% or 50g or 1.8 ounce or 0.11 pound
- Herring meal: 5% or 50g or 1.8 ounce or 0.11 pound
- Blood powder (purified): 3% or 30g or 1.1 ounce or 0.07 pound
- Brewer’s yeast: 2% or 20g or 0.7 ounce or 0.04 pound
The combinations of ingredients to make a boilie base mix are enormous. All you have to do is research and test different ingredients to make the bait stand out from the competition. Most importantly, keep the ingredients in a cool, dark place and I recommend buying the ingredients as much as you need. Old, moldy, rotten and expired flour and other ingredients are not suitable for fish and aquatic life (you probably wouldn’t eat it yourself).
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