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#12345887 - 07/18/17 11:33 AM DFW Fresh Bait? Not Live Bait
Dan_n_Texas Offline
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Registered: 11/20/06
Posts: 1413
Loc: Texas
Anyone know where to get fresh bait in the DFW area?

Such as cut bait, or "refrigerated" shad, or such like?

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#12345894 - 07/18/17 11:36 AM Re: DFW Fresh Bait? Not Live Bait [Re: Dan_n_Texas]
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Olsens,..on Jacksboro Hwy at Roberts Cut-off used to have all that..call first

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#12346247 - 07/18/17 02:35 PM Re: DFW Fresh Bait? Not Live Bait [Re: Dan_n_Texas]
Coreywms Offline
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Registered: 07/19/10
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Loc: Mckinney, TX
What part of the DFW are you interested? You can always go to Fiesta for Buffalo or an Asian market for just about anything else, including fresh gizzard shad.
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#12346935 - 07/18/17 08:58 PM Re: DFW Fresh Bait? Not Live Bait [Re: Coreywms]
Sac Au Lait - 61 Offline
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Registered: 02/06/11
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Thanks for that!

Can't believe that I have not thought to do that (Asian market)

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#12347831 - 07/19/17 10:53 AM Re: DFW Fresh Bait? Not Live Bait [Re: Dan_n_Texas]
SARG Offline
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Registered: 04/01/17
Posts: 395
Loc: Texas
Any store that sells fresh fish is your bait store
Cats eat fresh fish,type and origin doesnt matter.

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#12348519 - 07/19/17 04:40 PM Re: DFW Fresh Bait? Not Live Bait [Re: SARG]
Dan_n_Texas Offline
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Originally Posted By: SARG
Any store that sells fresh fish is your bait store
Cats eat fresh fish, type and origin doesn't matter.

Found a place here in Burleson that sells frozen shad.
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#12348579 - 07/19/17 05:20 PM Re: DFW Fresh Bait? Not Live Bait [Re: SARG]
Caribou Offline
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Loc: Watauga, TX
Originally Posted By: SARG
Any store that sells fresh fish is your bait store
Cats eat fresh fish,type and origin doesnt matter.


Rules get a little foggy on certain types of fish though. Anything Texas deems as a game fish could get you in trouble if you use it as bait. But otherwise yes, that's very true.
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#12348582 - 07/19/17 05:22 PM Re: DFW Fresh Bait? Not Live Bait [Re: Dan_n_Texas]
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That all being said. Summer is the easiest time to catch bait. Just about every boat ramp at any time of day is pretty likely to have shad on it. I went to a spot I hadn't been to in 2 years the other day. One throw on a boat ramp netted me 20+ 6" shad.
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#12348620 - 07/19/17 05:47 PM Re: DFW Fresh Bait? Not Live Bait [Re: Dan_n_Texas]
El Gato Azul Offline
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Registered: 01/31/16
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Loc: Lewisville Texas
Catch some sunfish and keep em alive...scale, chop and serve ...big ol gills are like sushi to bluecats and are easy to catch
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#12348753 - 07/19/17 06:51 PM Re: DFW Fresh Bait? Not Live Bait [Re: Caribou]
SARG Offline
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Registered: 04/01/17
Posts: 395
Loc: Texas
Game Wardens around here just say keep your receipt for the extremely rare (paranoid)chance they bother asking you what bait you are using(never).

Originally Posted By: Caribou
Originally Posted By: SARG
Any store that sells fresh fish is your bait store
Cats eat fresh fish,type and origin doesnt matter.


Rules get a little foggy on certain types of fish though. Anything Texas deems as a game fish could get you in trouble if you use it as bait. But otherwise yes, that's very true.

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#12348837 - 07/19/17 07:31 PM Re: DFW Fresh Bait? Not Live Bait [Re: Dan_n_Texas]
Blues Offline
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Registered: 01/23/12
Posts: 1994
Summer isn't the time to be worried about bait. Fresh is best and the freshest is still wiggling when you cut em. I keep my bait fresh by leaving it in the lake until I'm ready to fish.

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#12348900 - 07/19/17 08:06 PM Re: DFW Fresh Bait? Not Live Bait [Re: SARG]
Caribou Offline
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Registered: 05/20/11
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Loc: Watauga, TX
Originally Posted By: SARG
Game Wardens around here just say keep your receipt for the extremely rare (paranoid)chance they bother asking you what bait you are using(never).

Originally Posted By: Caribou
Originally Posted By: SARG
Any store that sells fresh fish is your bait store
Cats eat fresh fish,type and origin doesnt matter.


Rules get a little foggy on certain types of fish though. Anything Texas deems as a game fish could get you in trouble if you use it as bait. But otherwise yes, that's very true.


It's rare, but i have (one time) had a warden look in my bait bucket.
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#12349622 - 07/20/17 09:28 AM Re: DFW Fresh Bait? Not Live Bait [Re: Dan_n_Texas]
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Registered: 06/15/16
Posts: 1522
Loc: Alvarado tx
Originally Posted By: Dan_n_Texas
Originally Posted By: SARG
Any store that sells fresh fish is your bait store
Cats eat fresh fish, type and origin doesn't matter.

Found a place here in Burleson that sells frozen shad.

Bubbas bait shop in Alvarado right by the public boat ramp has anything you need he's a talker too pretty cool guy

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#12349869 - 07/20/17 11:45 AM Re: DFW Fresh Bait? Not Live Bait [Re: El Gato Azul]
WillieRip Offline
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Registered: 01/05/15
Posts: 528
Originally Posted By: El Gato Azul
Catch some sunfish and keep em alive...scale, chop and serve ...big ol gills are like sushi to bluecats and are easy to catch


Yup! That's exactly what I do. I love bluegill fishing anyway. I usually fillet my bluegill and pack them in pickling salt.
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#12352843 - 07/22/17 07:06 AM Re: DFW Fresh Bait? Not Live Bait [Re: WillieRip]
SARG Offline
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Registered: 04/01/17
Posts: 395
Loc: Texas
You ever make flappers? no salt required


Originally Posted By: WillieRip
Originally Posted By: El Gato Azul
Catch some sunfish and keep em alive...scale, chop and serve ...big ol gills are like sushi to bluecats and are easy to catch


Yup! That's exactly what I do. I love bluegill fishing anyway. I usually fillet my bluegill and pack them in pickling salt.

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