Definition of prebaiting in English:



  • [mass noun] The practice of accustoming vermin or fish to harmless bait, so that they will take poisoned or hooked bait more readily.

    • ‘For prebaiting and to attract the carp while fishing, I prefer hemp and groats which have been well soaked and then boiled.’
    • ‘I am a great believer in prebaiting whenever possible for Thames carp.’
    • ‘A few years ago, I decided to fish my prebaited swim after prebaiting for only one week.’
    • ‘‘I prebaited with my own mini boilies to stop other anglers getting the benefit of all my hard work prebaiting if they fished the swim,’ I explained.’
    • ‘Let's face it, these bird feeders are doing a great job prebaiting for us anglers!’