Using Minnows for Bait
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Using Minnows for Bait

Using Minnows for Bait




      
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Using Minnows for Bait


Using Minnows for Bait

For black bass and all of the large, voracious fish, the minnow is the favorite bait. By minnow I mean a small fish, for small fish are invariably called minnows by anglers, regardless of the species of fish. The small shiner, about four inches long, is the best bait, especially on dark days, as the silvery sides makes it more conspicuous. The fish should be hooked through the lips, if a single hook is used, and the hook should be put through from the underside, so that the point of the hook will be up and not so likely to catch weeds. In this way the fish will live for a number of casts and a live fish makes a more attractive bait. The small golden chubs and black chubs are hardier and live longer than the shiner, and they make good bait, but are not as good for dark days or cloudy water as the shiner. The small striped minnows, the real minnows, are very good bait also, if they can be found growing large enough, but they are very tender and do not live long, so it is best to hook them through the body and use them as dead bait. A bass, in taking the minnow bait, seizes it from behind or from the side and runs some distance with it, then stops and, turns the fish end about to swallow it head first. This is the time to strike. If he is stopped before this he will give a tug at the bait and should be given some slack line. The same method of baiting and hooking of the fish applies to the capture of all kinds of fish with minnow bait.

Brooks, Lake. The Science of Fishing. Columbus, OH: A.R. Harding, 1912. Print.

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