The best cut bait......

Discussion in 'Fishing Bait Review' started by ole whiskers, Aug 1, 2008.

  1. ole whiskers

    ole whiskers Guest

    Eel is a great cut bait that wont come off until you or a fish take it off. When we catch one on a trotline it is like christmas. Cut it up and set out another line.
     
  2. Ghosth

    Ghosth New Member

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    Up here in North Dakota on the Red we use a lot of Goldeye or Sucker.

    Goldeyes are kind of like a white crappie stretched twice as long. A foot or more long, a hand deep, and skinny like a crappie. They have a soft oily flesh that is not the best eating. (lots of small bones) but the cats seem to love them. Carp and sucker chunks will also work but goldeye has always worked the best for me for cut bait.
     

  3. germanmudfish

    germanmudfish New Member

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    came out of the waters that you are catfishing.:wink:
     
  4. GrandpaGoneFishing

    GrandpaGoneFishing New Member

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    I always use fish right out of the waters I'm fishing. I use mostly gills, carp or what ever available, legally!
     
  5. Ghosth

    Ghosth New Member

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    Well said Germanmudfish!
     
  6. waynesburgjay

    waynesburgjay New Member

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    I like the white bass in the spring. Really stays on the hook good.
     
  7. DICK151

    DICK151 New Member

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    I prefer creek chubs, myself
     
  8. NewMexicoCatfisher

    NewMexicoCatfisher New Member

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    White Sucker for me, can only get 'em in spring here though.
     
  9. catchaser19

    catchaser19 New Member

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    I usually just throw a cast net when i get to the fishin spot. I then use whatever i catch in the net, usually i use small carp. but i cant use em live here in utah so i chunk em up and catch plenty. But most of the time i have some chubs in the cooler in case i get skunked with the net. I do rather well with just about any type of cut bait.:wink:
     
  10. Fishmaster1203

    Fishmaster1203 New Member

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    Gizzard Shad or Herring.
     
  11. JimmyJonny

    JimmyJonny Well-Known Member

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    I've found that our native Blueback herring are the most dependable year round type of bait for our lake......live or fresh killed cut bait.

    But....Our gizzards, white perch, bream, gills and threadfins ( also native fish ) all work but only at certain times. If you figure out the seasonal patterns here you have the edge.

    So if I'm fishing I have bluebacks plus what I think is the preferred fish of that day/season. ATM I'm keeping bream and white perch on hand...its what they want this time of year.

    -Jim-
     
  12. NewMexicoCatfisher

    NewMexicoCatfisher New Member

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    I like white sucker, they are hard to beat:cool2:
     
  13. River_monster91

    River_monster91 New Member

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    hard to beat good ol' cut carps.
     
  14. Catfish Jaw

    Catfish Jaw New Member

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    I ain't tried carp but i do good on shad and bream.
     
  15. Fishmaster1203

    Fishmaster1203 New Member

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    Whatever they hit. :big_smile:
     
  16. KentuckyCatfish

    KentuckyCatfish New Member

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    I guess anything soft oily should be a good bait.
     
  17. catdaddy007

    catdaddy007 Member

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    I have heard that eel cut up into chunks was hard to beat. I've never caught one but if I ever do he's good as bait. I use cut carp and it works pretty well.
     
  18. armyfisher

    armyfisher Member

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    i'll normally use bream cut or live, but one thing that i have found to work 100% of the time is frozen sardines. your local supermarket should sell um whole in the frozen seafood section. they are about 4-6 inches long either throw um out cut or double hook um and fish um like they are live they will never fail
     
  19. Flootie16

    Flootie16 New Member

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    i love shad cut up. i will cut up other baits as well. but always seem to do my best on cut shad than any of the others