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#10883943 - 05/30/15 03:59 PM My homemade bait
Muzzlebrake Offline
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Caught 15 in hour and half yesterday and today snagged 16 more in one hour. All released to grow bigger.
Was just testing it in a local park pond. I figure if it works good there it should work anywhere.
It's a dough bait. Tested in a glass of water showed it stayed on the hook unmolested for over an hour.




Edited by Muzzlebrake (05/30/15 04:00 PM)
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#10883955 - 05/30/15 04:03 PM Re: My homemade bait [Re: Muzzlebrake]
Muzzlebrake Offline
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All I have to do now is remember what all I put in it ???????
One ingredient was Mesquite bean flour hence the brown color.
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#10884180 - 05/30/15 06:17 PM Re: My homemade bait [Re: Muzzlebrake]
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Looks good you might have you something going.

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#10884245 - 05/30/15 06:46 PM Re: My homemade bait [Re: Muzzlebrake]
SlowDown Offline
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Well, unless you intend to try to sell this stuff, tell us what else you put in it. Always interesting to know what people use for bait.

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#10884316 - 05/30/15 07:19 PM Re: My homemade bait [Re: Muzzlebrake]
opus Offline
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Kinda courious too how much more did it cost than just buyin some bait, every time Ive tried to make bait it costed me more abd didnt work as good ?
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#10884355 - 05/30/15 07:32 PM Re: My homemade bait [Re: Muzzlebrake]
SlowDown Offline
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Lot of information and recipes on the Internet. Most say the same thing you said opus. I won't be trying to make any myself.

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#10884524 - 05/30/15 08:48 PM Re: My homemade bait [Re: Muzzlebrake]
Muzzlebrake Offline
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$14.00 FOR 3 QUARTS
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#10884534 - 05/30/15 08:52 PM Re: My homemade bait [Re: Muzzlebrake]
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I don't count old bacon grease as a cost
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#10884553 - 05/30/15 08:59 PM Re: My homemade bait [Re: Muzzlebrake]
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Good job.
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#10884558 - 05/30/15 09:01 PM Re: My homemade bait [Re: Muzzlebrake]
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Good job.
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#10884588 - 05/30/15 09:11 PM Re: My homemade bait [Re: Muzzlebrake]
Muzzlebrake Offline
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I won't ever be making any for sale. This is the same stuff as I used to make for carp and buffalo. I just added cheese, garlic and bacon grease. Never thought it would catch whiskers like it has. The true test will be on Lake Bonham Monday. Anybody want to go? I have an open seat.
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#10885017 - 05/31/15 08:17 AM Re: My homemade bait [Re: Muzzlebrake]
Jimbo Offline
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What you do is start to give it way to friends, family and co-workers strangers!
Yes, give it way and then when they keep begging you for more, then you'll know if you've got something that might be sellable.
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#10885092 - 05/31/15 09:09 AM Re: My homemade bait [Re: Muzzlebrake]
GetSlimed Offline
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Cheese, garlic and bacon grease...you're making me hungry!

Sounds like the kitty's are addicted to it.
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#10886924 - 06/01/15 09:00 AM Re: My homemade bait [Re: GetSlimed]
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Originally Posted By: GetSlimed
Cheese, garlic and bacon grease...you're making me hungry!

Sounds like the kitty's are addicted to it.

All we need is some crackers and a Dr. Pepper banana

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#10886994 - 06/01/15 09:28 AM Re: My homemade bait [Re: Muzzlebrake]
opus Offline
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Hey if its that cheap post recipe
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