i forgot my wheat yesterday, i coudent find punch, so used shrimp and night crawelers, and bought cheap dog and cat food, bent cans, and tied them togeather, one in front of boat one in back in 5 feet of water in 30 mins we started catching fish remember to punch holes in cans, i dont know if it was luck, or the dog food worked, but if you get in a bind, it may be worth atry mjb