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Dough Bait Recipe ? #13320761 10/24/19 04:09 AM
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I have a friend that wants to catch some buffalo for table fair. Does anyone have a good Dough Bait recipe that you would share ?

Re: Dough Bait Recipe ? [Re: taterpop] #13320795 10/24/19 07:02 AM
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I have a dough bait recipe that works well for catfish and carp, Iā€™m sure buffalo would eat it also.

Use:
2 pounds flour
2 pounds oats
1 pound brown sugar
Strawberry jello packet
Two to three heaping spoonful scoops of peanut butter
And about 1/3 of a bottle of vanilla extract
Mix in water to desired consistency....usually about 2-2.5 water bottles worth of.

Hope that gives him something to start with. If you have cattail fuzz to throw in it i think it makes it that much more durable.


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ground bran cereal and big red

Re: Dough Bait Recipe ? [Re: taterpop] #13321890 10/25/19 04:18 AM
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Thanks guys can you fish it on bottom with a slip sinker rig and # 6 treble ?

Re: Dough Bait Recipe ? [Re: taterpop] #13322054 10/25/19 01:44 PM
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Be cautious about treble hooks if you are going to do catch and release , sometimes the treble hooks rips their mouth up . I cat fish and will catch a carp once in a while . I have started cutting one hook off the treble to minimize the damage on the fish when they are undersized .

Re: Dough Bait Recipe ? [Re: DarrellSimpson] #13322182 10/25/19 03:53 PM
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Originally Posted by DarrellSimpson
Be cautious about treble hooks if you are going to do catch and release , sometimes the treble hooks rips their mouth up . I cat fish and will catch a carp once in a while . I have started cutting one hook off the treble to minimize the damage on the fish when they are undersized .


Agreed with this ^^

If you are fishing in an area you know has a healthy concentration of buffs you can use a simple small Gamakatsu hook with corn. I usually use size 6. Set up your rig like a simple Carolina rig. Worms also work well for buffs, but I have had best luck with corn.

If you want to simply try and chum up a spot, I will typically poor quick oats in to a large freezer bag, pour in 2 cans of cream corn, mix it up really good and let it all soak in. When you get to your spot, roll up your chum to the size of a golf ball or baseball and throw it out. Then cast out your bait and you should do well.

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Thanks JJ I will tell my friend about the corn,and the chum idea.

Re: Dough Bait Recipe ? [Re: taterpop] #13322898 10/26/19 09:53 AM
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Just in case people are not aware the catfish will bite dough bait. If you want catfish i migh teplace the jello with garlic. Catfish just like garlic. I am a very bad carp fisherman but i do catch some. Mostly enjoy just having my line stretched. Just in case anyone is curious carp do taste as good as any fish.

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