hope some of the receipes will help. Catfish/Carp Corn Bait Ingredients: Can of whole corn Vanilla extract Preparation: Drain the water from the can of corn, and leave only about 5 percent water in the can. Pour enough vanilla in the can until the corn turns a brownish-yellow color (use your own judgement). Shake the can, and let the vanilla absorb into the corn. Depending on your hook, I personally use a #2 treble hook, you should be able to slide on about 4 or 5 good sized pieces of corn. Anise Carp Bait Ingredients: 7 slices white bread-remove crusts 1 raw egg 1 raw carrot-shaved 1 cap anise flour Preparation: Break up bread into 2 inch pieces Add egg, carrot, and anise Hand mix Refrigerate overnight Next day, lightly flour Make small dough balls (keep in plastic bag sealed to prevent drying out). Simple Dough Bait Ingredients: 1 cup flour 1 cup corn meal 1 cup water Vanilla extract (as much as desired) Preparation: Put the corn meal and flour into a bowl. Put the water into a pot and add as much vanilla flavor as you want. After the water begins to boil add mixture of flour and corn meal, let absorb the water then take the pot off the heat. Knead and mush the mixture until dough is thick enough to stay on your hook. Put into a ziploc baggie after it cools. Sure Shot Carp Bait Ingredients: Wheaties vanilla extract wheat germ banana whole corn sugar Preparation: Put Wheaties in large type bowl several handfuls Add banana combine with Wheaties until it begins to stick together then add vanilla extract Add in wheat germ, then corn Put a pinch of sugar in also Mix all together until you get sticky type results. Strawberry/Rice Ingredients: Rice Ketchup Hot sauce Strawberry Kool-aid or strawberry Jello Preparation: Cook rice Mix ketchup Add hot sauce Add Kool-aid or strawberry Jello Mix and put it in a container. Let sit in the refrigerator. Blood Bait Ingredients: Brown sugar Vanilla Extract Bag of fresh chicken breasts or some other kind of meat with plentiful blood Piece of plywood or some other container. Preparation: First start off by pouring your blood onto your container (make sure its a flat container.) Then sprinkle a thick layer of brown sugar onto your blood bait. Let the blood dry up and become crusty and dry. Pour your bottle of vanilla extract onto the blood bait covering as much as possible. Once again sprinkle a thick layer of brown sugar onto the blood bait again, then using a fork punch holes all over the bait. Remove your bait from the plywood or container and let that side dry if necessary, then cut into 3/4 of an inch by 3/4 of an inch squares or something appropriate for the hook you use. Sure Fire Bait Ingredients: 4 to 5 cups of crushed corn flakes. 1/4 cup vanilla abstract 1 cup Big Red (or any strawberry soda) Preparation: Mix the crushed corn flakes and ingredients into a microwavable bowl and microwave for 6 minutes. Let stand for 10 minutes. Mix well and make into small balls. Note: If mixture is not firm enough to remain on a treble hook, add more crushed corn flakes. Buffalo Bait Ingredients: Cotton seed meal Chocolate syrup or strawberry syrup Add black pepper for buffalo carp. Preparation: Combine ingredients and use water, as needed, to make into dough balls. King Cat Bait Ingredients: Tuna (3 cans) Minced Garlic (1 tsp) Rotten Cheese (1/2 stick Velveeta) Preparation: Add Tuna, Rotten Cheese and Garlic in 1 quart bowl. Stir with spoon. Peanut Butter/Bread Bait Ingredients: Peanut Butter 2 pieces of Whole Wheat Bread Water Preparation: take two pieces of wholewheat bread and cut off crust spread peanut butter on one side only of each piece put peanut butter slices together and put into bowl add (only) 2 tablespoons of water and work with your hand when ready it will leave your hand and bowl clean. Catfish Cornflakes Ingredients: Corn Flakes water cheese powder from Mac and Cheese mix creamy peanut butter Preparation: Take the Corn Flakes and add water and smash it together with a fork. Let it sit for 5 minutes than add the cheese powder and mix. Then add the peanut butter and mix and mash very well. Freeze it until you are ready to fish. Strawberry Catfish Bait Ingredients: 2cups of instant oats 3 oz of straberry jello lake water (from where your going to fish) Preparation: Mix instant oats, straberry jello, and lakewater in a 1 gallon zip-loc baggie. Mix until blended well. Press mixture (in baggie) flat and let sit for 2-3 days. Nuke Bait Ingredients: 2 cups cornmeal 1 1/2 cups flour 1 cup oatmeal 3 tsp maple syrup 1/2 tsp salt 1 pkg gelatin(strawberry,cherry,grape-Any flavor) 1 tsp vanilla 2 cups water 1 bag of small flavored marshmallows Preparation: Pour all ingredients except flour into pot, mix together On medium-low heat, stir all ingredient together till all marshmallows are gone Add 1/2 cup flour and stir till there is no flour left. Add another 1/2 cup flour and stir till there is no flour left And once again add another 1/2 cup flour and stir till there is no flour left Keep stiring till its like dough or till your wrist is broken, what ever comes first Put in a old butter tub and place in fridge till ready to use When at the water, roll into good sized ball around hook. Coconut Bait Ingredients: cut pieces of chicken bait coconut essence Preparation: You will find coconut essence at your local grocery store. Just mix that with cut chicken bait overnight and you will be ready. Sardine Oil Bait Ingredients: one can of Sardines with oil a couple dozen worms or crawlers Preparation: Simply mix all together. Hotdog Bait Ingredients: six pack of really cheap hotdogs teriyaki or vinegar garlic salt powdered iced tea brown sugar seasoned salt parmesan cheese Preparation: Cut hotdogs up into lots of small pieces. Do the same for some bacon. put all the chopped pieces in a jar and pour some teriyaki, vinegar - it doesn't matter what kind. add garlic salt, powdered iced tea, brown sugar, seasoned salt and parmesan cheese. Hamburger Bait Ingredients: 1 pound hamburger two cups Wheaties half jar of strawberry jelly flour Preparation: Start with 1 pound hamburger, add two cups Wheaties and mix together Add about a half jar of strawberry jelly the bait will be very moist and sticky Take some flour and mix and knead bait until you get your desired stiffness to stay on hook. Oatmeal/Sardine Catfish Bait Ingredients: oatmeal sardines Preparation: Mix sardines with oatmeal. Add water* until oatmeal will stay on hook *It does not hurt to use the soybean oil that the sardines came in. Adds to the water a slick for fish to follow. Instant Carp Bait Ingredients: Garlic Salt Water Cup of Flour Wheaties Preparation: Mix Wheaties, Garlic Salt and Flour together (Wheaties needs to be crunched) Dip in water Mold into balls. Chicken Liver Catfish Bait Ingredients: 1 pound bag of instant grits plain chicken livers anise extract Preparation: First dump grits in a bucket Separately blend chicken livers up with the anise extract then put in with grits mix until the texture is good enough to stay on hook You may or may not need to add more grits First put a sugar corn pop on the hook then wrap mixed dough around the pop. Liver Boilie Bait Ingredients: 10 ounces Semolina 2 ounces Soya flour 4 ounces Liver (liquidized) 1 tablespoon Garlic powder (not salt) 3 tablespoon Clear honey 4-6 large Eggs Your own flavor,color or enhancer Preparation: Liquidize the liver in an electric blender. Gently fold in the eggs, garlic powder and honey. You can add coloring, flavoring or enhancers at this point if required. Pour the mixture into a large mixing bowl. Mix the dry ingredients in a separate bowl and add to the liver mixture a little at a time until you have a stiff paste. Add more egg or semolina to get the right consistency. Roll the mix into balls and boil for 2-6 minutes (the longer they are boiled, the harder the baits will be). Lay the baits out on old towels or paper and dry for a least 6 hrs. Catfish Cheese Bait Ingredients: 1 pint of milk 1/2 pound limburger cheese, melted 2 tablespoons of molasses oatmeal Preparation: Melt cheese and add in milk and molasses Add oatmeal until the right consistency in order for ball to stay on hook. Give the oatmeal proper absorption time before adding too much.