I'm pretty sure it's a petroleum product, but I've heard that as well. I've been known to put diesel on the corn in my hog traps to keep coons out, and the hogs don't seem to mind. Maybe catfish like oil?
Im with Austin,
I think its potrolium as well but I have heard its also a good scent attractor for cats,,,:wink: I dont know if its a curiosity thing that brings them in and then they find your bait or if they like it:confused2:
I use garlic spray,, A buddy taught me that this spring :wink:and it works...