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Question by landkreuzer. Uploaded on May 08, 2009
when we make crawdad traps we make them from the 2 liter bottle and use a fish head or if we dont have that we just g0 shoot a bird out the back yard and use that
About any meat, if we don't have fish parts we have even had good luck with hotdogs...
Dog food. The cheapest store bought canned dog food. Punch some holes in the can, put can in trap and wait. I love crawdads.
Everybody above is right. I like the dog food too.
Anykind of meat works though.
What I use for my crawdad traps is uncooked bacon or chicken cut up into chunks. The crawdads smell the meat and go into the trap to investigate and probably eat it. I've always had good luck with that method. Good luck fishin'!
My wife and her family do a lot of crabbing and crawfishing down in Louisiana and they normally like to use chicken necks, livers, and any other parts of the chicken they come across and have a lot of luck with that.
Nathan is a man who know's what he is talking about, I wouldn't go with liver though, just because it's so messy. Also bacon works. The rule is in general the fresher the bait the better.
I have 3 baits that produce the most, the first would be chicken parts as mentioned above, the second is bacon, finally I have had great success with marshmallows placed in a bottle with holes in it, as they break down they put a good scent in the water and attract the crawfish.
Agreed with bobby wade and + 1 for you sir!!!
I've always had the best luck using a fried chicken bone with the grissle and some meat still on it. Crawdads will zoom in on it pretty quick.
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