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What is the best bait for crayfish?

Asked: Mountain2Coast, Last Updated:

The best bait for crawfish is fish such as shiners, herring, sunfish, pogies and gizzard shad. Some fishermen prefer to use cut up salmon heads and other oily fish they can get their hands on. You can get these from the locals easily enough or make them yourself.

FAQ

  • Should you Soak fish in water?

    Soaking fish in brine or water before cooking to remove any muddy taste is not necessary. ... We prefer never to wash or soak whole or filleted fish in water or any other solution (except a marinade) before cooking as it affects the texture, and ultimately, the flavour of the fish.

  • Is pink tuna safe to eat?

    The color Tuna fish is normally a pinky, light brown color when it's fresh in the can. Checking the color before you eat your canned tuna can assure you that your food is still good to eat. However, do not eat your tuna if there are any spots of discoloration. These could be dark brown, green, or black.

  • How long do you soak 4mm pellets for fishing?

    As a rule of thumb, soak 4mm pellets for four minutes and 6mm pellets for six minutes. Drain the water off using a fine sieve, as here, then put the lid on the bait tub and allow the pellets to soften for a minimum of 20 minutes until they have a nice sticky consistency.

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