Are crawfish good fishing bait?
Live crawfish are a staple of bait shops everywhere, and it’s no wonder so many new artificial baits coming out are shaped like a craw in some way. Since our favorite game fish love them so much, it stands to reason that there are so many fishing tips surrounding them.
What fish can you catch with crawfish?
Traditionally crayfish traps in most countries are baited with fish. Swedes use sunfish, shiners and herring while Louisiana Cajuns often entice the crawfish with gizzard shad and pogies (menhaden). A commercial crayfisherman on the West Coast catches his crayfish with salmon heads and other oily fish.