Favorite bait?

Discussion in 'Catfishing Baits' started by bluehead29, Mar 3, 2007.

  1. bluehead29

    bluehead29 New Member

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    indiana
    what is everyone favorite bait for cats, or anything for that matter?:0a21: :0a36:
     
  2. Jammer

    Jammer New Member

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    Tennessee
    Shad, shad, or shad. Big, small, or chunked..
     

  3. alands94

    alands94 Active Member

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    Lebanon, I
    Live gills for flathead, cut shad/carp/bluegill for blues and large channels, dip baits for smaller channels.
     
  4. SkiMax

    SkiMax New Member

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    cut shad, skipjack or mooneye for channels and blues. Live chubs and shad for flatheads
     
  5. Bigun

    Bigun New Member

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    Burnet, TX
    When rod and reel fishing for eater sized blues and channels I like a punch bait like Danny Kings or Lewis Kings. When jug fishing I like cut perch. I don't fish for Yellow cats much but prefer live Perch or Crawfish if I can get them. The Crawfish work good on the river but don't work at all in the Lake that I fish.
     
  6. rich-online

    rich-online New Member

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    California
    Cut bait and chicken livers work for me for catfish. For the trout, I'll use Powerbait and Power Eggs. For some weird reason, rose bushes seem to attract deer:wink:.
     
  7. F150Catfish

    F150Catfish New Member

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    Wisconsin
    live bluegills, cutbait, nightcrawlers, crawfish, minnow, chicken livers
     
  8. floundahman

    floundahman New Member

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    North Caro
    Live bream, cut shad, night crawlers and chicken livers.
     
  9. Mickey

    Mickey New Member Supporting Member

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    Illinois
    My number one choice is Skipjack heads. I also use shad, gills, and some stinkbaits, Depends on what the target is. H:big_smile: ope this helps.
     
  10. upncomincatfishking

    upncomincatfishking New Member

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    Cheviot Ohio
    warmouth bluegills and crappie for me!!!!!
     
  11. ersel

    ersel New Member

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    Haughton Louisiana
    Shad, chicken hearts, punch bait, bream and worms.
     
  12. FourEyes45

    FourEyes45 New Member

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    Alabama
    WE got Danny's Punch bait today---Going to try it Friday morning in the St. Johns river. Had 6 butter cats and 4 redbreast today, not a very good day for fishing but a great day on the water.
    have a great day
    Walter
     
  13. river_rat_42

    river_rat_42 New Member

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    Indiana
    When Im fishing the river in the early morning, I looooove freshly caught, live shad or cut skipjack. When Im fishin the river in the evening and night, I looooove live chubs or (cut) bluegill. And In ponds/lakes I usually use chicken livers.
    I also like cut (white perch) drum in the evenings as well.
     
  14. bigmaac73

    bigmaac73 Member

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    Lenoir City, TN
    shiners are big in my area, so big fresh cut shiners work good here, even in the ponds. They have to be fresh though. Frozen shiners get pretty mushy when they thaw. Then my next favorite would be gut gills.
     
  15. CJ21

    CJ21 New Member

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    Montgomery, Alabama
    My favors are, livers, minnows, and nightclawers.
     
  16. Ahquabi_Master

    Ahquabi_Master New Member

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    WDM Iowa
    Live bream or creek chubs...
     
  17. hotwhelz

    hotwhelz New Member

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    NC
    Shad , Eels , or shrimp. Preferably SHAD
     
  18. catfish_clayton

    catfish_clayton New Member

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    Catania, Italy,
    Bluegill, fresh cut or live.
     
  19. bigkittyhunter

    bigkittyhunter New Member

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    illinois
    for channel cats worms, minnows, jigging leeches, sonnys blood. havent caught any flats or blues.
     
  20. grantpwll

    grantpwll New Member

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    south carolina
    A big bream, cut shad, worms, ivory soap, or any thing else you got that is oily and stinks.