Bait isn’t a popular choice for Kayakers due to all the seals and occasional sharks in the water. They don’t take your lures however bait is a whole different story. The reality is you are going to one day head out and try everything but come out empty handed. Right next to you the commercials are pulling YT out one after the other using bait. Then… we use bait. Some pilchard fillets wrapped on a 9/0 hook and we drop it to the depth of where the sounder shows these buggers. A picture of my setup below.