Toughen up chicken livers for catfish bait by packing them in a coffee can between layers of non-iodized salt. Store the can in the refrigerator for about a week, and the livers will toughen up to the consistency of leather. They’ll stay on the hook better and never spoil.
A great inexpensive bait that will catch eating size channel cats. Buy package of hot dogs (cheap brands work great) Cut into bite-sized pieces, Put in zip-seal plastic bag. Add 2 or 3 heaping tablespoons chopped garlic & a package unsweetened strawberry kool-aid. Add water to fill bag about half full, zip shut & refrigerate overnight. Put a piece on your hook when ready to fish & hang on. You’ll have cats chasing dogs in no time! You can store bait in fridge between fishing trips.
I recently visited my grandparents and had to help Papa clean out his tool shed. While I was moving a tool box around, I knocked over and broke a glass bottle and was quickly hit with an absolutely disgusting smell. I couldn’t pinpoint it but I knew it was vaguely familiar. A few