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#8877058 - 04/29/13 07:59 AM Catching catfish with "ONIONS"
Chuck7700 Offline
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Registered: 04/24/08
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Did anybody watch that guy using bits of onion and baited
out his trotline. He caught channel cats with it!

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#8877072 - 04/29/13 08:03 AM Re: Catching catfish with "ONIONS" [Re: Chuck7700]
tgravley aka lewisvillecatfish Online   content
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Loc: highland village/lake Lewisvil...
i know a guy who baits his perch traps with onion.
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#8877167 - 04/29/13 08:34 AM Re: Catching catfish with "ONIONS" [Re: Chuck7700]
redchevy Offline
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Registered: 01/25/05
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Loc: texas
I bait a perch trap with a white styrophoam cup. Never herd of onion.

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#8877189 - 04/29/13 08:42 AM Re: Catching catfish with "ONIONS" [Re: Chuck7700]
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I saw that Chuck--don't remember what show but it was a few days ago--
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#8877361 - 04/29/13 09:38 AM Re: Catching catfish with "ONIONS" [Re: Chuck7700]
Bluehunter Offline
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Registered: 06/15/12
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Loc: Abilene Texas
Crazy.. ive seen soap being used...

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#8879735 - 04/29/13 08:42 PM Re: Catching catfish with "ONIONS" [Re: Chuck7700]
mjmetro0719 Online   content
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Registered: 10/25/02
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Loc: saginaw,tx
If your fishing for curiousity purposes then give it a shot, if you are fishing for the table or to have a fun day of catching fish get some good proven bait that you know will work. Save the onion for the hamburger plus when you cut it up people will see you cry and start feeling sorry for you cause they will think you havent caught any fish
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#8879796 - 04/29/13 08:52 PM Re: Catching catfish with "ONIONS" [Re: Chuck7700]
Water Judge Offline
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Registered: 06/23/08
Posts: 149
Loc: Lewisville,TX
I've used white onion in my perch trap several times; works amazingly well.
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#8880262 - 04/29/13 10:34 PM Re: Catching catfish with "ONIONS" [Re: Chuck7700]
NETX_Noodling Offline
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Registered: 03/06/13
Posts: 95
Ive tried onions and styrophoam cups and never done much good in my perch traps..ive found bread to be best for me..every time a loaf gets a little mold on it I just throw the bread bag in the freezer and save it for my traps

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