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What are good baits for carp?

Asked: Sebastien Plante, Last Updated:

Baits to Use: As above, Sweet corn and bread are two of the best baits to use for carp but nightcrawlers (earthworms) are excellent as well. For bigger fish and longer fishing sessions hard boiled baits or 'boilies' as they are known are excellent to use on a hair rig.

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  • How fast do ghost shrimp multiply?

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  • Can fresh shucked oysters be frozen?

    Shucked Oysters: Freeze them. They freeze beautifully. You can freeze the oysters directly in the package they arrived in (10 oz jar / pint container / half gallon bag) or in a ziplock freezer bag.

  • Can you fry catfish with the skin on?

    Catfish does not always need to be skinned before cooking. Cooking fish with the skin on retains moisture and hold the fish together as it cooks. ... Once cooked, the skin slips off the flesh readily, but it will curl during cooking unless your score it first.

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