Catfish Cheese Bait Recipe

Catfish Cheese Bait Recipe
There are a wide variety of recipes for making homemade catfish bait. Most recipes are filled with ingredients one would never think would attract a fish. Catfish are bottom feeders and their diets consist of a variety of items. That is why a variety of bait ingredients will work in luring one to your hook. Add some cheese to your recipe and you are bound to hook a big one.
 

Instructions

Difficulty: Moderately Easy

Things You’ll Need:
  • 1 lb. cheese Bowl Microwave 6 to 8 oz. raw pork 6 to 8 oz. raw perch 1 head fresh garlic 16 oz. garlic salt 1 can dog food 12 minnows Flour Food Processor Plastic Container
  • 1 lb. cheese
  • Bowl
  • Microwave
  • 6 to 8 oz. raw pork
  • 6 to 8 oz. raw perch
  • 1 head fresh garlic
  • 16 oz. garlic salt
  • 1 can dog food
  • 12 minnows
  • Flour
  • Food Processor
  • Plastic Container
 
Step 1
Place 1 lb. of cheese into a microwave safe bowl and heat for 1 minute or until the cheese has melted. Any cheese will work, but use an inexpensive one such as processed American. Pour the cheese into a food processor.
Step 2
Chop 6 to 8 oz. of raw pork or perch. You can blend the two together by using 3 to 4 oz. of each. Add to the cheese.
Step 3
Remove the outer skin of the garlic head and slightly chop the cloves. Add the garlic to the cheese and fish mixture.
Step 4
Add one 16 oz. bottle of garlic salt to the mixture.
Step 5
Add 1 can of dog food and 12 minnows to the mixture. Frozen minnows will work fine.
Step 6
Add enough flour to make a thick consistency. You may have to add a little at a time while you mix it to achieve the correct consistency. Start with 2 cups. You want the mixture thick enough that it holds its form when made into small balls. The mixture will work better if it is too thick rather than too thin.
Step 7
Store the prepared bait in a plastic container with a lid.
 

Tips & Warnings

 
Treble hooks or bait tubers work best when using this bait. You can substitute any type of fish for the raw perch.
 
Treble hooks or bait tubers work best when using this bait.
 
You can substitute any type of fish for the raw perch.

Article Written By Joyce Starr

Joyce Starr is a professional writer from Florida and owns a landscaping company and garden center. She has published articles about camping in Florida, lawn care and gardening and writes for a local gardening newsletter. She shares her love and knowledge of the outdoors and nature through her writing.

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