freshwater Crustations

Discussion in 'Catfishing Baits' started by foreverman, Nov 10, 2008.

  1. foreverman

    foreverman New Member

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    Dose anyone use Crustations such as freshwater shrimp as bait for anything like channels,carp and bass aside from hellgrmites.
     
  2. jtrew

    jtrew New Member

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    Quite a few people use crawfish for bait.
     

  3. john catfish young

    john catfish young New Member

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    Makes good bait!!! sometimes we will catch a fresh water clam as we call them and get the muscle out of it and the Bluecats lovem' . I have read reports in magazines that talked about Bluecats' bellies being full of them shells and all.:wink:
     
  4. poisonpits

    poisonpits Well-Known Member Supporting Member

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    weve caught fresh water shrimp in our cast nets and they make good bait.
     
  5. motard1

    motard1 New Member

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    NEVER TRIED IT.
     
  6. jtrew

    jtrew New Member

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    How big are those freshwater shrimp you're catching? I haven't seen many, and the biggest was about 1/4" long.