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Is cut perch good catfish bait?

Asked: Dick van Hattem 🇳🇱, Last Updated:

Cut bait is a very popular catfish bait and widely considered to be one of the best catfish baits available for blue catfish and larger channel catfish. Cut bait is rarely used for flathead catfish as flatheads most often prefer live bait (there are some exceptions though).

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