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Moore's Bait?

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Three questions: On his site, I don't see any mentioning of bullheads, am I missing it, or did they just not put it up, or are they out of stock? Second, how much do they cost? Third, how much should I get for one night? Fourth (guess I lied), how big do they usually run? If you guys could answer ASAP I'd appreciate it, thanks!

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he has them...call or just go in.

Give him 10 bucks and he'll give you a bucket full. Give him 15 and he'll probably double it. I usually bring at least 10-15 bullheads per outing. (This would be my average for an 6-8 hour trip on an evening of fishing) I try and bring more than enough so I never run out.

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Iagree that I would bring at a minimum 15 for 1 to 2 guys. His bullheads are legal

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How big is a bucketful then, should I get two? 2 or 3 guys are going out, but we plan on bringing some suckers too, but it sounds like the bullies are cheaper than the $2 a pop suckers. Should we just go all bullheads?

Oh, and random question: Why do flatheads eat 5-7" bullheads, but everyone uses 9-12" suckers?

Oh and do Moore's do oxygen bags?

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We use 5-7" bullheads because that is the biggest we can use by law.

A good rule of thumb for bait is to have a dozen for each person per night.

Moores has oxygen, but I would recommend bringing a 5 gallon bucket or buying one from him (he has a bunch of them). You can keep them quite a while in just a bucket of water. For an extended time you will need some sort of oxygen supply. The easiest way is with a battery powered bubbler and airstone.

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Alright, I'll just stick them in the cooler and turn the aerator on when we get to the boat, they should be fine for an hour, give or take?

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I kept 2 dozen bullies in a garage in late July changing the water every couple of days for over 2 weeks. I used an aerator and they were just fine. So a few hours with fresh water and you will be ok.

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A bucket full sometimes adds to 18 for a dozen, depends on their size. Not a rule to live by, placing them in bags when they have been known to poke holes in them. Best to bring or buuy a bucket for transport.

Alot of people use bigger suckers so when they die (which they will), they have a real nice piece of cut bait for later....yum

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