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#10957361 - 07/04/15 09:56 PM store bought dough bait
Illnoize Offline
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Registered: 05/25/15
Posts: 69
Has anyone had luck with store bought dough baits?

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#10957400 - 07/04/15 10:34 PM Re: store bought dough bait [Re: Illnoize]
Curt0407 Offline
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Registered: 06/27/09
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Loc: Mineola, formerly Arlington
Most of the carpers that post here rarely use dough bait at all. Th prevalent bait would be flavored corn or boilies. I would guess that the dough baits that are used are home made.
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#10970881 - 07/11/15 07:26 PM Re: store bought dough bait [Re: Illnoize]
Illnoize Offline
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Registered: 05/25/15
Posts: 69
Ok just wondered if any of the store bought bait worked for anyone

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#10970948 - 07/11/15 08:08 PM Re: store bought dough bait [Re: Illnoize]
Cyprinus Offline
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Registered: 08/05/08
Posts: 2382
Loc: Snagsville
I've used it in the past. I wouldn't waste my money...what you can make yourself from a box of Wheaties or just a simple piece of bread wadded up (minus the crust) will far outfish it.
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#10973755 - 07/13/15 11:15 AM Re: store bought dough bait [Re: Illnoize]
TexasCatfishCowboy Offline
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Registered: 10/10/11
Posts: 365
Loc: USA,Texas,Rowlett
You are better off making your own bait. The store bought stuff usually is meant to attract new fishermen and isn't really effective.
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#10977711 - 07/14/15 10:38 PM Re: store bought dough bait [Re: Illnoize]
Illnoize Offline
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Registered: 05/25/15
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Thanks

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#10984404 - 07/17/15 08:49 PM Re: store bought dough bait [Re: Illnoize]
J.StoneRepairs Offline
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Registered: 09/03/13
Posts: 240
Loc: Waco
There's always wheaties and big red

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#11008911 - 07/29/15 10:26 PM Re: store bought dough bait [Re: Illnoize]
joser Offline
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Registered: 10/31/11
Posts: 506
Loc: clyde texas
On the TPWD page there are recipes for dough baits, I was fishing Kiby for blue gills and a n older couple was catching a lot of large carp with a homemade bait we kept questioning them whats in it, and little by litle they finally told us, they were nice enough to give everybody to try out the kids caught osme fish on it and had fun,after what they said it sounded like a variation of the TWPD recipes, so today I made some to try out, recipe #1 oatmeal, flour, corn meal mollasses , cinnamon, vanilla. Recipe #2 all the same except with anise oil instead of vanilla will give it a test this weekend

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#11009885 - 07/30/15 12:24 PM Re: store bought dough bait [Re: Illnoize]
Muzzlebrake Offline
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Registered: 12/26/14
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Loc: Euless
I have made it with just cornmeal and sugar. A little water to make a dough ball and steam it until its rubbery. The sugar holds it together. Have also used wheaties cooked up the same way. Both will catch carp and buffs.
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#11009964 - 07/30/15 12:56 PM Re: store bought dough bait [Re: Illnoize]
roadtrip Offline
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Registered: 04/26/02
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When I was a kid we used to buy this stuff called "Taylor Made" dough bait. It had different flavors, some for carp, some for catfish. We used to slay the carp with it on Lake Ray Hubbard in early May. It smelled delicious, mostly like vanilla. Those were the good ole days.
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#11080481 - 09/03/15 07:54 AM Re: store bought dough bait [Re: J.StoneRepairs]
stubby77 Offline
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Registered: 02/03/13
Posts: 3069
Originally Posted By: J.StoneRepairs
There's always wheaties and big red
#1 on wheaties and big red.
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