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#12385212 - 08/14/17 06:36 AM Crappie were slow so I looked for some carp bait
jippedgenes Offline
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Registered: 08/12/11
Posts: 707
I had "cheese its" and honey nut cheerios. smashed them up separately with a little water. neither held together very well and came off the hook pretty fast.

I took a ball point pin and snipped the spring and put it on my hook then tried again to give the bait more traction. the cheerios started to turn rubbery after sitting an hour and I took the spring off and it stayed on the hook well. I caught a bunch of smallish carp all about 3-4 # and one fat buff on the cheerios. a little cat on the cheese its. would have loved a freezer full of crappie fillets but I had a blast anyway. sitting on the couch, sipping a cold beverage with a nice cigar and a fishing pole on the coffee table..............it does not get much better.

Also tried doritos but as soon as they hit the water they came apart and the bluegills went berzerk.

Anyone have any strange recipes for carp bait?

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#12385231 - 08/14/17 07:14 AM Re: Crappie were slow so I looked for some carp bait [Re: jippedgenes]
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Registered: 06/27/09
Posts: 5345
Loc: Mineola, formerly Arlington
I soak a can of garbanzo beans overnight in a concentrated mixture of strawberry kool aid. They stay on a small hook pretty well.

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#12385238 - 08/14/17 07:21 AM Re: Crappie were slow so I looked for some carp bait [Re: jippedgenes]
Wildman of the navidad Offline
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Registered: 11/11/16
Posts: 812
Loc: La vernia tx
I caught some using cherry bombs the kinda soft cherry flavored candy balls the outside breaks down quick but the insides gummy and stays on
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#12385333 - 08/14/17 08:45 AM Re: Crappie were slow so I looked for some carp bait [Re: jippedgenes]
fiSherwood Offline
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Registered: 01/02/07
Posts: 5060
Loc: Dallas
sweetcorn.
white bread.
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#12386189 - 08/14/17 09:01 PM Re: Crappie were slow so I looked for some carp bait [Re: jippedgenes]
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Registered: 07/12/10
Posts: 41562
Loc: Universal City Tx.
Nice rebound. When on type of fish does not want to play there are others that will! Nice fish. Good job. cheers
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#12386500 - 08/15/17 07:05 AM Re: Crappie were slow so I looked for some carp bait [Re: banker-always fishing]
Laker One Offline
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Registered: 07/03/11
Posts: 11107
Loc: San Antonio TX
Originally Posted By: banker-always fishing
Nice rebound. When on type of fish does not want to play there are others that will! Nice fish. Good job. cheers






Plus #1. woot

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#12386937 - 08/15/17 12:58 PM Re: Crappie were slow so I looked for some carp bait [Re: jippedgenes]
JIM SR. Offline
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Registered: 09/25/06
Posts: 6931
Loc: NRH/Fork ! GET THE NET
Wheaties, really ripe bannanas and a little vanillia extract.. hooked

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#12387162 - 08/15/17 03:29 PM Re: Crappie were slow so I looked for some carp bait [Re: jippedgenes]
Mo Offline
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Registered: 10/08/01
Posts: 12204
Loc: Lake Palestine/Cherokee co
simple. canned corn is cheap, open a can , dump some out for bait, chum
the area with most of the can,

sit back a wait,

MO
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#12387354 - 08/15/17 05:42 PM Re: Crappie were slow so I looked for some carp bait [Re: jippedgenes]
Muzzlebrake Offline
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Registered: 12/26/14
Posts: 1608
Loc: Euless
Golden Niblets
Wheaties dough bait.
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#12389345 - 08/17/17 06:30 AM Re: Crappie were slow so I looked for some carp bait [Re: jippedgenes]
jippedgenes Offline
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Registered: 08/12/11
Posts: 707
thanks. i used corn as a kid but for some reason never remember it now. need to give it a try again.

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#12393038 - 08/19/17 08:54 PM Re: Crappie were slow so I looked for some carp bait [Re: jippedgenes]
buffaloman chris Offline
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Registered: 04/15/07
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Loc: dallas tx
i have a friend who has used potato chunks on the hook and wore them out. There is a guy on youtube who uses garden peas lol.
https://youtu.be/2tZ7_Uh4NZ4
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#12397900 - 08/23/17 01:20 PM Re: Crappie were slow so I looked for some carp bait [Re: jippedgenes]
JohnButte Offline
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Registered: 07/05/12
Posts: 978
Loc: Lake El Butto, Pearland
Can o' corn, if you plan in advance open the can and let it rot in the heat for a couple weeks. That sweet stinky corn will draw them like the flies that are all over it as it rots.

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