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#12796384 - 06/18/18 01:34 PM Can Dog or Cat Food Chum?
DCmac Offline
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Registered: 08/02/12
Posts: 2185
Loc: SW Okla
Any voices of experience out there to comment?
Wondering if it'd be worth while throwing spoonsful of cheap canned cat/dog food in the water, hopefully get the fish biting?

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#12796408 - 06/18/18 01:50 PM Re: Can Dog or Cat Food Chum? [Re: DCmac]
tchunter Offline
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Registered: 01/10/05
Posts: 202
Loc: DFW area
Don't know, but if you feed dog food to catfish, won't they taste funny?
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#12796488 - 06/18/18 02:51 PM Re: Can Dog or Cat Food Chum? [Re: DCmac]
Big Lunker Offline
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Registered: 03/17/13
Posts: 246
Originally Posted By: DCmac
Any voices of experience out there to comment?
Wondering if it'd be worth while throwing spoonsful of cheap canned cat/dog food in the water, hopefully get the fish biting?
Sent you a PM, check it out.

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#12796501 - 06/18/18 03:00 PM Re: Can Dog or Cat Food Chum? [Re: DCmac]
Cast Offline
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Turtles love dog food.
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#12796534 - 06/18/18 03:26 PM Re: Can Dog or Cat Food Chum? [Re: DCmac]
JJ4MEL Offline
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Registered: 01/21/09
Posts: 1194
Loc: Celina/Prosper, TX
I lived in a cove on Canyon Lake all my high school years. I would fish that cove daily and catch nothing more than ant bites. I finally took a few cans of cheap dog food down to the water, poked a few holes in them, tied trotline to them and threw them out. I would pull them up after a week, then repeat. In the meantime, I would throw sour corn in the cove too. After about a month, I would start fishing in the cove. I wouldn't catch a catfish harldy less than 2 lbs. When I cleaned them, they were full of corn. Even some of the black bass would spit up corn when they were caught.

Another option I used was buying a few 50 lbs bags of the cheap dry dog food, pour it in a potato sack, then throw it in the water. The food would eventually seep out in small pieces. This would attract small baitfish, then of course bigger game would follow.

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#12796723 - 06/18/18 05:17 PM Re: Can Dog or Cat Food Chum? [Re: DCmac]
sae Offline
Angler

Registered: 06/12/17
Posts: 278
Loc: cedar hill tx.
can cat or dog food and dry pet food works great for chum ,gills ,channels. blues ,carp ,buffs.
To me the key is to do some asoften as you can.It takes some time to have max impact.

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#12796794 - 06/18/18 06:03 PM Re: Can Dog or Cat Food Chum? [Re: DCmac]
Buff2 Offline
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Registered: 04/08/09
Posts: 201
Loc: Avinger TX
I like range cubes

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