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Blue Cats Bait Question #13775967 11/18/20 10:46 PM
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A buddy got several big blues, 5-15 pounds, dumped in his small pond and wants them out before they eat up all the perch. Will punch bait work on blues? Any bait suggestions? I will not be netting fresh bait etc.

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Re: Blue Cats Bait Question [Re: FishHarder] #13775994 11/18/20 11:07 PM
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I would use Perch for bait you can catch them at the pond with worms while you are fishing.

Re: Blue Cats Bait Question [Re: FishHarder] #13776486 11/19/20 04:24 AM
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Yes, punch bait will work on blues. And likely keep the perch away.

Re: Blue Cats Bait Question [Re: FishHarder] #13776875 11/19/20 03:11 PM
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Thanks Z28. That's what I will do. Been "softening em up" throwing out a gallon can of range cubes every afternoon.

Re: Blue Cats Bait Question [Re: FishHarder] #13777459 11/19/20 10:26 PM
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Originally Posted by FishHarder
before they eat up all the perch. Any bait suggestions?


Hmmmm

How about the using the perch? cheers


Originally Posted By: junbengreat
Pulled a gun on his dryer and they caught a bunch of fish.
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Hmmmmmmm
How about re-reading the last sentence of the original post?

Re: Blue Cats Bait Question [Re: FishHarder] #13779143 11/21/20 02:12 AM
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Originally Posted by FishHarder
Hmmmmmmm
How about re-reading the last sentence of the original post?


Yea I saw that.

However in my experience you don't need a net to catch bluegill in a pond, a small hook and a little bit of nightcrawler or earthworm will do.

That said, if you're against doing that I would suggest chicken breast may work better than stink bait. I've never had luck catching anything other than eater size channel catfish on stink baits.

A 10-15lb blue is likely not interested in a prepared stink bait. Nice chunk of chicken breast might be better. He could do several homemade jug lines baited as such and take out a good deal of them in short order.


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Pulled a gun on his dryer and they caught a bunch of fish.
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Watch Chad Ferguson's "splat fishing" videos. He catches a lot of "box" blues, but also catches some 7, 8, 9 lb blues on punch bait in those videos.

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