Eel for bait ?

Discussion in 'Channel Catfish' started by playinghooky, May 4, 2006.

  1. playinghooky

    playinghooky New Member

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    does eel make good bait for channels
     
  2. BIG GEORGE

    BIG GEORGE New Member

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    OH YEA! Live if ya can get em small enough or if ya get them nice big fat ones chunk em up.
     

  3. peewee williams

    peewee williams New Member

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    Eels are good live and cut bait for Catfish,Striped Bass and Cobia.peewee-williams
     
  4. Katmaster Jr.

    Katmaster Jr. New Member

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    Yeah Big George and peewee are right. I have caught a lot of nice fish on live and cut bait eel.

    Zakk
     
  5. playinghooky

    playinghooky New Member

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    i have a pond at work that is full of them
     
  6. BIG GEORGE

    BIG GEORGE New Member

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    What size are we talkin about Dan?
     
  7. JMarrs328

    JMarrs328 New Member

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    Eel are a great bait for catfish!!! I think your pond has become a gold mine!!!:big_smile:
     
  8. bottom_rig

    bottom_rig New Member

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    ive tried eel a few times, its been hit or miss for me. but i have landed a few channels on cut eel.
     
  9. jerseycat9

    jerseycat9 New Member

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    new member here.this post caught my eye because 2 of the biggest cats iever cuaght were on eel chunks guess they give off agood scent trail with all the slime andsuch.these days if i hook an eel it immediately replaices all the baits on my hook
     
  10. mobowhtr

    mobowhtr Member

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    Hate show my ignorance,:embarassed: but how do you catch eels. I mean consistantly when you want them. I have only caught a couple by accident.