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Catfish Bait?

Old 07-23-2007, 07:03 PM
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I was wondering what you guys use for catfish bait and what has proven to be the best for you. Thanks
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Old 07-23-2007, 07:08 PM
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Anything from nightcrawlers to chicken livers.I have had good luck with shrimp,live/dead shad or any other cutbait.
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Old 07-24-2007, 12:47 AM
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night crawlers are the best but if you decide on dead bait you cant beat calves liver.
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Old 07-24-2007, 11:48 AM
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I like shrimp and sucker early in the season and then use cut goldeye and live leopard frogs as the season progesses. You can use shrimp all yr but I find you catch alot of drum and bullhead, but somehow the drum have grown to like cut goldeye too.[:'(]
I fish in areas w/heavy current so I don't really like livers or crawlers.
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Old 07-24-2007, 12:44 PM
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deer, hot dogs, worms, bream, minnows, liver, turkey hearts, etc
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Old 07-24-2007, 06:33 PM
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night crawlers and minnows about 4-6 inches long
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Old 07-24-2007, 06:59 PM
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Canned biscuits dipped in Blue Cheese Dressing.
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Old 07-25-2007, 10:12 AM
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i usually catch small sunfish, cut them in 3rd's and cast a peice back out.
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