Author Topic: Anchovies for dead bait.  (Read 2156 times)

Offline Coachkwj

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Anchovies for dead bait.
« on: Jan 22, 2020, 03:55 PM »
Just bought a dozen good size fresh whole anchovies for about 3 bucks.
I have seen smelt and herring in threads for dead but not anchovies.
Will these make good pike bait? They really have a strong fishy smell so I think they would work.
Anyone use them? Any thoughts?
Don't fall in. Unless it's a big one.

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Re: Anchovies for dead bait.
« Reply #1 on: Jan 22, 2020, 04:23 PM »
you can eat them if you dont catch anything.

Offline farmboy

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Re: Anchovies for dead bait.
« Reply #2 on: Feb 10, 2020, 08:29 PM »
We tried them once when we couldn’t find anything else and they worked just fine. They were all smaller, around 6 inches but we still caught lots of pike and pike up to 41 inches on them


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