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Live Bait or Cut Bait #13399264 01/10/20 05:50 PM
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I was wondering if any of you hard core bass anglers still use live bait or cut bait? I know it is illegal in tournaments, but are there still live bait bass anglers out there just having fun and catching big fish?

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Re: Live Bait or Cut Bait [Re: Osbornfishing] #13399274 01/10/20 05:55 PM
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Not unless I go down to Florida and drown a big Wild Shiner.


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Re: Live Bait or Cut Bait [Re: Osbornfishing] #13399276 01/10/20 05:58 PM
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I use Saltys off our dock for the kids.


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Re: Live Bait or Cut Bait [Re: Osbornfishing] #13399304 01/10/20 06:12 PM
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Not on the boat, but all the time off the dock.


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Re: Live Bait or Cut Bait [Re: Osbornfishing] #13399976 01/11/20 04:21 AM
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On the rare occasions when my wife decides that she wants to go out when we are at Fork I will go get a pound of black salties and find a bridge. She will flat wear 'em out and usually catch at least a nine. The bad part is I will take her picture with several of the the bigguns and she will post them up on Facebook and tell everyone how she kicked my azz fishing. We do have a lot of fun and you can see the look of disapproval from some of the purist but I really don't care because it is time we spend together and she catches fish without losing my lures or getting hung up constantly.

Re: Live Bait or Cut Bait [Re: Osbornfishing] #13400122 01/11/20 01:15 PM
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Excuse the ignorance but are Saltys some type of baitfish ?

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Originally Posted by dr14
Excuse the ignorance but are Saltys some type of baitfish ?
Actually a type of goldfish. Bait for either fresh or saltwater. Very hardy. https://www.gameandfishmag.com/editorial/one-of-the-best-live-baits-the-new-black-salty/337100

Re: Live Bait or Cut Bait [Re: Osbornfishing] #13400419 01/11/20 04:02 PM
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When I take the redhead (and now the kids) bank fishing, we'll take a bucket of shiner minnows for bait. They don't care how they catch fish - they just want to catch.


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Re: Live Bait or Cut Bait [Re: Uncle Zeek] #13400510 01/11/20 05:07 PM
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Originally Posted by Uncle Zeek
When I take the redhead (and now the kids) bank fishing, we'll take a bucket of shiner minnows for bait. They don't care how they catch fish - they just want to catch.


Nothin I like better than baiting hooks for the one's I love.


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Originally Posted by dr14
Excuse the ignorance but are Saltys some type of baitfish ?


Yes. A species of goldfish. A little larger than big minnows. I put them under a little bigger bobber and they swim around. Kids love them. So do the bass on Fork!


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Re: Live Bait or Cut Bait [Re: Osbornfishing] #13400812 01/11/20 09:51 PM
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Water dogs will get your arm broke

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Originally Posted by Pintail711
Water dogs will get your arm broke


Between the largemouth and the catfish. Swear on Texoma I lost the world record flathead on a water dog a couple of years ago.
We use live bait all the time. Don’t tournament fish and with kids we have a ball fishing with live bait.


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