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Bio Bait test report

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I finaly got out to try the bio bait. I tiped small jigs with it,used it on on a dropper jig,and put some on a treble dropper under a small jigging spoon. On the single jig I had alot of fish come up and inspect it but wouldn't take it. On the dropper jig it was the same as the single jig. On the treble dropper under the spoon I had better luck,catching Crappies and Perch. The Bio bait worked better than Waxworms this day but spikes were the bait that produced the most. I would say the Bio bait worked very well in a shy bite situation,when the fish only wanted a small offering. This test was done in a backwater area of the Mississippi river near Wabasha.

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Thanks for the great report!
Richard and I appreciate your testing the product and sharing your results.
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I have been playing with different flavors of Bio Bait.
I have been testing them against live bait,(minnows, euro's,and waxies) and have found that Bio Bait has been almost keeping up with live bait.SOme days bait is much better and some days Bio Bait keeps up with the live bait.
There is one exception.THe crayfish flavor gets reactions from fish wheather they are shy or not and keeps up with or out produces live baits the majority of the time.This flavor is becoming my favorite! smile.gif
I have always been a fan of crayfish but its only leagal to use them from the waters that you are fishing.I thinks its great that with Bio Bait I will no longer have to go splashing in the shallow water to catch my own.Plus now I can get "crayfish" in the winter!

For panfish I just tear off a small chunk and for cats I have been using the entire hunk.
I think that the bouyancy of the Bio Bait(it creates a very slow fall and different profile on some ice flies) along with the crayfish scent really turns shy panfish.They race towards the offering where when using waxies or euro's I am getting a slower or no reaction.

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I've caught some keeper Crappies on Clear lake and two private ponds. Nightcrawler seems to work good for me. Keep Catch-n

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So far my best presentation using bio bait was with a ratso. Sunnies seemed to like that. Was in 13 feet of water, fishing at 11 feet. As with other presentations using Bio Bait, I had a lot of lookers come up off the bottom. Maybe I need to practice more with jigging methods.

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I have ordered some and tried it once -- so far so good! Any local (north metro) bait/tackle stores carry the bio-bait? Or is it only available on-line?

Thanks -- Great product!
Steve

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I have been over to our local trout arena checking on the bite business. I have tried the bio-bait krispies, but they will not turn a trout for me. The regular bio-bait in night crawler and in minnow have each taken a brookie while fished on a jigged 1/16 ounce lil' cleo- gold w/orange stripe. The lake has crappies and sunfish along with some largemouths and the krispies did get one each bass and sunfish plus numerous crappies. Trout don't seem to care for them, but then it may be this weather too. Who knows.

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