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The best of our range of baits for catching specimen tench and bream. Including boilies, pastes, Gloops, liquids, groundbait and hookbait extras (such as pop-ups and hard hookers) from The Hook Bait Company flavours range.

Whilst all of our hookbaits and loosefeed will catch tench & bream, some have been specifically created to target big tench and others have proven themselves in testing and through anglers’ catches to be our best baits for bream & tench. View some of the many tench and bream captures on our baits here.

We designed our Tincaberry baits from scratch (in conjunction with Drennan Cup winner, Iain McDonald) specifically to catch tench and bream. And boy did they hit the mark! The reputation of Tincaberry is growing each year and it has already accounted for tench to over 12lb! Tincaberry has quickly established itself as one of the finest tench baits on the market, and is used & endorsed by many members of the Tenchfishers specimen group.

Tincaberry boilies are available right down to 10mm in size and we have pop-ups available too.

Besides Tincaberry, you’ll find the selection below are all great tench & bream baits. Whether you are looking for a good bait to catch your first tench, or you’re a seasoned specimen hunter looking for a serious edge to increase your bream PB, the following ranges of baits have proven our best baits for bream fishing and tench fishing:

Targeting another species? Take a look at our Best Barbel Baits, Best Chub Baits, Best Carp Baits and Best Catfish Baits.

Nimrod from the Hook Bait Company is one of the best all-round baits on the market for barbel, chub, carp and tench. It is available as boilies, barrels, pop-ups, pellets, paste, groundbait, Gloop and liquid additives. Nimrod is also available with garlic, scopex and salmon livers flavours

Nimrod, Garlic Nimrod, Scopex Nimrod and Salmon Livers Nimrod boilies, chops, pop-ups, pellets, paste, groundbait, Gloop and liquid additives from the Hook Bait Company - superb specialist baits for barbel, chub, carp and specimen fish

Nimrod is our flagship bait. Developed as a big fish bait to cater for carp, tench, barbel and chub, Nimrod has exceeded expectations in all fields but particularly with barbel.

During extensive trials our testers caught 100’s of double figure barbel from venues such as the Upper Severn, Hampshire Avon, Dorset Stour, Yorkshire Wharfe, Dove, Derbyshire Derwent and of course the Trent.

Without giving away all our secrets we can divulge the following ingredients: salmon meal, blended meat meals, various milk derivatives, selected spices and meat flavourings.

Nimrod Products:

Boilies, Barrels & Chops

Base Mix (1kg base mix makes 1.4kg of boilies)

Hook Bait Extras (Pop-ups, Hard Hookers & Flakeys)

Groundbait /Stick Mix, Pellets & Paste

Liquids - A-tract (Pellet & Groundbait additive), Bait Soak (Bait glug), Gloop (Extra thick and sticky long lasting bait glug) Oil (Heavy density additive or soak for all baits)

Garlic Nimrod Products:

Based on the tremendous results achieved by young Dan Thorpe, targeting big barbel on the River Trent over the Winter period, we have now included Garlic to the Nimrod range. Garlic Nimrod certainly helps to put more barbel on the bank in less than favourable conditions.

Dan Thorpe with a Trent barbel 15lb13oz caught on Garlic Nimrod 01

Boilies, Barrels & Chops

Base Mix (1kg base mix makes 1.4kg of boilies)

Hook Bait Extras (Pop-ups, Hard Hookers & Flakeys)

Groundbait /Stick Mix, Pellets & Paste

Liquids - A-tract (Pellet & Groundbait additive), Bait Soak (Bait glug), Gloop (Extra thick and sticky long lasting bait glug) Oil (Heavy density additive or soak for all baits)

Scopex Nimrod Products:

New to the Nimrod range are Scopex Nimrod, and Salmon Livers Nimrod. These baits are aimed more for the carp community as these are proven carp catching flavours. Adding them to our fantastic Nimrod range gives a complete rounded profile.

Boilies, Barrels & Chops

Base Mix (1kg base mix makes 1.4kg of boilies)

Hook Bait Extras (Pop-ups, Hard Hookers & Flakeys)

Groundbait /Stick Mix, Pellets & Paste

Liquids - A-tract (Pellet & Groundbait additive), Bait Soak (Bait glug), Gloop (Extra thick and sticky long lasting bait glug) Oil (Heavy density additive or soak for all baits)

Salmon Livers Nimrod Products:

Boilies, Barrels & Chops

Base Mix (1kg base mix makes 1.4kg of boilies)

Hook Bait Extras (Pop-ups, Hard Hookers & Flakeys)

Groundbait /Stick Mix, Pellets & Paste

Liquids - A-tract (Pellet & Groundbait additive), Bait Soak (Bait glug), Gloop (Extra thick and sticky long lasting bait glug) Oil (Heavy density additive or soak for all baits)

Nimrod - boilies, paste, pellets, groundbait, Gloop and liquids - barbel bait, chub bait, carp fishing bait from the Hook Bait Company

Paste Pots from the Hook bait Company - paste fishing bait for specimen fish

Handy 250ml pots of ready-made, shelf-life paste to enhance the pulling power of your bait, which we highly recommend.

Of course, our pastes can be used on their own as a highly palatable, soft hookbait. With a host of flavours to choose from – including all of our Hook Bait Flavours range – they are handy to have in your bait bag for any given angling situation.

Paste Pots


250ml Paste Pot (Shelf-Life Paste)



AQUAV8 - fluorescent bait stimulant for carp fishing which releases a bright attractive cloud of attractors and flavours. Soak for hook bait & PVA bags

AQUAV8 is a fluorescent bait stimulant that clouds up the water releasing the attractors and flavours, providing both visual attraction and feeding cues. Soak hook bait and pva bag for optimum attraction.

Available in all our Hook Bait Flavour Range.

AQUAV8


AQUAV8
Flavours



Worm Krill boilies, chops, pop-ups, pellets, paste, groundbait, Gloop and liquid additives from the Hook Bait Company - superb specialist baits for barbel, chub, carp and specimen fish

Well what can you say about the humble worm as fishing bait that has not been said before… not much, we can tell you! Worms are simply brilliant as bait for a multitude of fish species and we thought we would incorporate the very essence of the worm into our new ‘Naturals’ range.

Worm Krill is an exciting new bait concept that has been put through its paces with some very encouraging results.

The base is a combination of meat and marine meals that have been blended with krill, another fantastic fish attractor. The dry ingredients are blended together using a mixture of egg and real worm extract and the worm carcasses help give the finished boilies structure and also help to disperse the real worm aroma. We have incorporated yeast with the worm extract so that the enzymes start to feed off each other making this a pre-digested food that is simply irresistible. The protein value of this food bait is absolutely tremendous and beneficial to the dietary requirements of the fish, add to that the natural aroma of the worm combined with the krill and yeast makes for a long term food source that will prove its worth in a sustained baiting campaign.

Worm Krill Products:

Boilies, Barrels & Chops
Base Mix (1kg base mix makes 1.4kg of boilies)
Hook Bait Extras (Pop-ups, Hard Hookers & Flakeys)
Groundbait /Stick Mix, Pellets & Paste
Liquids - A-tract (Pellet & Groundbait additive), Bait Soak (Bait glug), Gloop (Extra thick and sticky long lasting bait glug) Oil (Heavy density additive or soak for all baits)

River Secret boilies, chops, pop-ups, pellets, paste, groundbait, Gloop and liquid additives from the Hook Bait Company - superb specialist baits for chub, barbel, carp and specimen fish

The bait that started it all off for the company back in 2001! Specifically designed for attracting the nomadic chub in the ‘upper’ reaches of the river Severn in Mid Wales.

This hugely successful bait has caught countless big chub to over seven pounds with its unique mix of fish and meat products and natural ingredients that constantly leach out scent trails that signal the presence of food. Every ingredient used is completely natural and quite delicate so boiling times are kept to a minimum and are part air-dried to harden off the finished boilie.

This bait is the original and still one of the best.

River Secret Products:

Boilies, Barrels & Chops
River Secret Base Mix (1kg base mix makes 1.4kg of boilies)
River Secret Hook Bait Extras (Pop-ups, Hard Hookers & Flakeys)
River Secret Groundbait /Stick Mix, Pellets & Paste
River Secret Liquids - A-tract (Pellet & Groundbait additive), Bait Soak (Bait glug), Gloop (Extra thick and sticky long lasting bait glug) Oil (Heavy density additive or soak for all baits)

Rage boilies, chops, pop-ups, pellets, paste, groundbait, Gloop and liquid additives from the Hook Bait Company - superb specialist baits for carp, tench, chub, barbel and specimen fish

If you are looking for a nut based boilie then this mix is the one for you. We have incorporated copious amounts of powdered and crushed tiger nut and peanut and blended them with protein enriched fish meals and milk products and thrown in a bit of biscuit and betaine for good measure.

The flavour is a combination of malt & maple with natural sweeteners to promote the nutty smell and flavour of this bait.

Rage Products:

Boilies, Barrels & Chops
Base Mix (1kg base mix makes 1.4kg of boilies)
Hook Bait Extras (Pop-ups, Hard Hookers & Flakeys)
Groundbait /Stick Mix, Pellets & Paste
Liquids - A-tract (Pellet & Groundbait additive), Bait Soak (Bait glug), Gloop (Extra thick and sticky long lasting bait glug) Oil (Heavy density additive or soak for all baits)

Spicy Fish Pro boilies, chops, pop-ups, pellets, paste, groundbait, Gloop and liquid additives from the Hook Bait Company - superb specialist baits for barbel, chub, carp and specimen fish

Spicy Fish Pro is made up from an enticing blend of fishmeals that include Tuna, Krill and Salmon.

The flavours used are completely natural and are not over powering but they do hang around giving out signals of food present.

Initially launched at the Barbel Society conference, the bait has since been enhanced and re-branded to Spicy Fish Pro and is already proving itself to be a classic.

Spicy Fish Pro Products:

Boilies, Barrels & Chops

Base Mix (1kg base mix makes 1.4kg of boilies)

Hook Bait Extras (Pop-ups, Hard Hookers & Flakeys)

Groundbait /Stick Mix, Pellets & Paste

Liquids - A-tract (Pellet & Groundbait additive), Bait Soak (Bait glug), Gloop (Extra thick and sticky long lasting bait glug) Oil (Heavy density additive or soak for all baits)

Spicy Fish Pro barbel baits - boilies, paste, boosters, pellets and groundbait for specimen fish like carp, barbel and chub fishing

Natural Crave boilies, chops, pop-ups, pellets, paste, groundbait, Gloop and liquid additives from the Hook Bait Company - superb specialist baits for barbel, chub, carp and specimen fish

A very dark and rich bodied mix which contains a multitude of natural food items including snails, shrimps, daphnia and krill – blended with fish and marine meal and top quality milk derivatives making this mix truly natural.

For flavour we thought long and hard and, after trials we came up with a blend of anchovy and real worm extract along with a liquid fish protein that just smells superb.

We highly recommend this bait for use on pressured waters but especially if you are targeting barbel or chub.

Natural Crave Products:

Boilies, Barrels & Chops
Base Mix (1kg base mix makes 1.4kg of boilies)
Hook Bait Extras (Pop-ups, Hard Hookers & Flakeys)
Groundbait /Stick Mix, Pellets & Paste
Liquids - A-tract (Pellet & Groundbait additive), Bait Soak (Bait glug), Gloop (Extra thick and sticky long lasting bait glug) Oil (Heavy density additive or soak for all baits)

Tincaberry tench boilies, chops, pop-ups, pellets, paste, groundbait, Gloop and liquid additives from the Hook Bait Company - superb specialist baits for tench, bream and specimen fish

Tincaberry is a new bait primarily designed for tench. Former Drennan Cup holder and team member Iain McDonald asked me to design a bait for his tench and bream fishing in Mid Kent a couple of seasons ago and he and his fishing companion Jamie Kerr have caught very well on it. Tincaberry has already accounted for numerous large tench, including several double-figure specimens.

The bait contains all the key ingredients that tench like, including high grade milks, fish and meat protein as well as halibut. Flavour-wise it could only be natural worm extract enhanced with a splendid fruit flavour and a few taste enhancers.

The largest reported tench caught on Tincaberry so far was a monster 12lb 7oz tench caught by Rob Spinks, which was the largest tench of 2021!

A classic in the making for sure.

Rob Spinks with a monster 12lb 7oz tench caught on a Tincaberry pop-up from the Hook Bait Company

A 12lb 7oz tench caught on Tincaberry

Tincaberry Products:

Boilies
Glugged Baits
Hook Bait Extras (Pop-ups)
Bait Soak (Bait glug)
Pellets & Groundbait

The Tincaberry from the Hook Bait Company - bait for specimen tench - boilies, Gloop, Aquav8, pellets, pop-ups and method mix groundbait for tench