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#12014074 - 01/01/17 09:48 AM Having bait on hand, for quick bank trips?
Agape Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 11/29/16
Posts: 19
What do you guys do for bait when you get a last minute chance to do a little bank fishing for blues?
This happened just the other day, took my net but didn't manage any bait at all with it.
Inquiring mind would appreciate any tips. THANKS!!!!

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#12014102 - 01/01/17 10:06 AM Re: Having bait on hand, for quick bank trips? [Re: Agape]
Fishin' Nut Online   content
TFF Celebrity

Registered: 03/14/03
Posts: 5399
Loc: Huntsville, AL
Nightcrawlers or Bar S hotdogs
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#12014266 - 01/01/17 11:52 AM Re: Having bait on hand, for quick bank trips? [Re: Agape]
Txmedic033 Online   content
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 08/13/13
Posts: 3864
Loc: Longview, Tx
Chicken breast
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#12014496 - 01/01/17 01:39 PM Re: Having bait on hand, for quick bank trips? [Re: Agape]
BigPoppa007 Online   content
Extreme Angler

Registered: 06/06/14
Posts: 1549
Loc: Burleson, Tx.
Chicken Thighs or Breasts, Asian Market fish, Fiesta Market Buffalo.....

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#12014506 - 01/01/17 01:45 PM Re: Having bait on hand, for quick bank trips? [Re: Agape]
FishTheBite Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 12/27/15
Posts: 40
Loc: Central Texas
I never throw away shad. If it doesn't get used it goes in a ziplock and into the freezer. Fresh shad is best, but frozen shad is still better than just about anything else.

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#12014559 - 01/01/17 02:30 PM Re: Having bait on hand, for quick bank trips? [Re: Agape]
Brumley19 Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 12/17/16
Posts: 40
Loc: Ft worth texas
I get gizzard shad and freeze them 4 or 5 in gallon Ziploc. Then you have bait all winter.put them on ice from the net.then freeze soon as you can they will bleed when cut them .
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#12015323 - 01/01/17 10:03 PM Re: Having bait on hand, for quick bank trips? [Re: Agape]
Dave P Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 02/12/14
Posts: 654
Loc: Houston
Chicken livers or whole frozen tilapia
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#12015413 - 01/01/17 11:36 PM Re: Having bait on hand, for quick bank trips? [Re: Agape]
Gixxer1k Offline
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Registered: 11/21/10
Posts: 5491
Loc: Argyle
Buffalo from Fiesta or an Asian market.
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#12015496 - 01/02/17 06:19 AM Re: Having bait on hand, for quick bank trips? [Re: Agape]
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Registered: 11/18/09
Posts: 24094
Loc: Denton County
I have been using mackerel... limited success.

$4 for two whole big ones from the Asian market.

They had buffalo as well, but it was $4 a pound and they wanted you to buy the whole fish. Id guess it was a 7-8ln fish!

Going to start trying chicken breasts. The macks have not worked too well so far.
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#12015841 - 01/02/17 10:25 AM Re: Having bait on hand, for quick bank trips? [Re: Agape]
dmunsie Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 04/27/02
Posts: 1956
Spend a couple of days and do some bait fishing. Catch a mess of bluegills, maybe a couple of small carp/buffalo, freeze em whole. Catch enough for a 1-2 months and you'll be set.
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