5/22/02 1:49:00 PM
Rick/Fl (188.8.131.52) from FLORIDA says Trap bait
We actually have been doing a comparison study over the last year and I firmly believe in these results. We compared canned cat food, dry dog food, frozen pogies, mullet, snapper carcasses, and Spanish sardines. All worked, but there is absolutely no question in our minds that Spanish sardines outproduced every other trap bait. We actually did the last comparison 2 weeks ago, with pogies. I have no idea why Spanish sardines work better; can't just be oil, because pogies have plenty of oil. From now on I will only use Spanish sardines. Wish they were cheaper, but they produced about twice as well as any other bait.
5/23/02 7:23:00 AM
CaptJoey (184.108.40.206) from NORTH CAROLINA says Chicken / sardines
I had fried chicken for lunch yesterday and put a couple of the leftover bones in the trap. Went back 2 hr later and had a dozen nice pinfish. I plan to try the sardines later but it does look like leftover chicken produces fish. (and the price is right) I had a charter once where a person decided to drop down a chicken brest on his hook as a joke. He caught a nice 10lb GAG. Go figure!!
Thanks for all the input