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Freshwater Smelt?

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Ok, I was walking around the grocery store looking in the freezer section Because sometimes the hyvee here has food that they mark down and mark as fishingbait....I ran into a few bags of smelt Specially marked Catfish bait? I am wondering if any one else has used smelt as catfish bait..It is only $3 for 5lbs so I bough it all only 2 bags so im only out $6 if it dont work. Any imput/Stories are appreciated!!!!!!
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Should work pretty good around any of the lakes and rivers there. When I was younger my Grandfather would use smelt for catfish all the time. Those are some of my best memories, going to my Grandparents in Council Bluffs to go fishing.
Catfishboy1995, I will be in that general area this weekend. Bellevue to be exact. PM me and I will give you my cell. maybe we can hook up and do some cattin'
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