Carp absolutely love luncheon meat, so fishing with cubes or torn strips of meat can prove deadly on most commercial carp waters. Tench, bream and barbel love it too.
But, most anglers know how effective luncheon meat can be, and after many months of meat being used on a venue the fish can switch off to it.
Many anglers refer to this as 'being blown' - where the bait has been so overused that the fish steer well clear of it.
That's the time when you need to try something a little different, namely flavouring the bait so that the fish view it differently and therefore will suck it up again.
Here's just one way that you can alter the flavour (and texture) of your luncheon meat, and persuade the fish into taking it again...