Hmmm...chumming idea

Discussion in 'Catfishing Baits' started by Scott Daw, Feb 3, 2007.

  1. Scott Daw

    Scott Daw New Member

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    I was wondering with the spring sucker runs coming soon, has anyone ever just ground up bait, freeze it into blocks to either bait a site or to hang in a bag or holey bucket by the boat to make a chum slick like they do saltwater fishing? If so how did you do? I only have channel cats & bullheads in my area. I was thinking about it at the grocery store yesterday as I got a bag of onions and that netting looked like I could recycle it. hehehe Naturally, I'd be fishing some cut bait from the same fish by the chum.
     
  2. F150Catfish

    F150Catfish New Member

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    well what about chicken liver?? Mostly I use this liver or worms for channel.
     

  3. gooboy

    gooboy New Member

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    Never done it with suckers, but have tried it with ground up shad. The results were OK.
     
  4. BAM

    BAM New Member

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    I have a small hand crank grinder on the boat, When I change bait the old bait gets ground up and into the water it goes. Makes a nice trail of oil and blood. the same results could be achieved, dicing up some of the bait at hand with a knife on the bait board and placing it in the onion sack with a rock. Use a rope to let it down and retrieve it.
     
  5. fishnfool68

    fishnfool68 New Member

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    You can take liver blend,in the blender and return to the tub and freeze.When ready to use,cut a hole through the top portion of the tub and run a cord through.Then make some slits in the tub.This way your attracting fish and not feeding them.Works great for channels and blues.:smile2:
     
  6. poisonpits

    poisonpits Well-Known Member Supporting Member

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    scott you can use a minnow bucket liner.it already has holes in it.just use some kind of weight to sink it down to the depth you want it.
     
  7. CJ21

    CJ21 New Member

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    I check with ur local DHR office before I would chum.