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What is your favorite bait for Goo/Drum? #13705593 09/20/20 11:27 AM
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I am curious to hear from the drum fishermen out there. What is your favorite bait for catching freshwater drum?

Re: What is your favorite bait for Goo/Drum? [Re: CDS] #13706103 09/20/20 10:10 PM
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Hard to beat crawfish fish


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Minnows near the bottom. And Ned Rigs

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Re: What is your favorite bait for Goo/Drum? [Re: CDS] #13706391 09/21/20 02:18 AM
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I catch them most of the time on minnows, cut bait and earthworms.

Re: What is your favorite bait for Goo/Drum? [Re: CDS] #13707865 09/22/20 04:03 PM
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We've been catching them on our handtied jigs. thumb
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Re: What is your favorite bait for Goo/Drum? [Re: CDS] #13707906 09/22/20 04:31 PM
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Pot licker, do you guys ever keep any for the table. They are pretty good eats.

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Originally Posted by Curt0407
Pot licker, do you guys ever keep any for the table. They are pretty good eats.

No sir just catch and release. Im spoiled and only eat crappie. grin

Re: What is your favorite bait for Goo/Drum? [Re: TXMulti-Species] #13709831 09/24/20 10:11 AM
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Re: What is your favorite bait for Goo/Drum? [Re: CDS] #13710000 09/24/20 01:45 PM
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I accidentally catch them on jigging spoons and shad, but if you want to target them I suggest crawfish.

Re: What is your favorite bait for Goo/Drum? [Re: CDS] #13768635 11/13/20 11:49 AM
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Thanks for the replies. I will give crawfish a try. I catch them every once in a while while fishing for white bass and crappie, but I would like to target them. I think they are the best tasting fish in fresh water. Crappie is a little to mushy for me. I prefer firm meat like you get from catfish bellies.

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Definitely Ned Rigs

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I do not target Drum but have caught plenty over the years. I have caught all of them of Night Crawlers. hooked


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Originally Posted by banker-always fishing
I do not target Drum but have caught plenty over the years. I have caught all of them of Night Crawlers. hooked
+1. When I try to catch walleye, always catch drum on nightcrawlers on a jighead.


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Re: What is your favorite bait for Goo/Drum? [Re: CDS] #13779648 11/21/20 04:14 PM
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I catch lots on crankbaits and spinners when I’m chasing bass. Like yesterday. They were all over a Mepps #3 Comet Mino on the Colorado River. Not sure why the crummy photos are upside down. Maybe coz my phone was made in China?

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Never actually tried to catch one, but every single one I've ever caught has been while crappie fishing, on a minnow.

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