What do you call fishing bait?
Bait. One of the most common fishing terms, bait refers to an attractant added to a hook to catch fish. Bait includes live and dead baitfish, crabs, crayfish, worms, eels, insects, mussels, clams, cut bait (fish), chicken livers, corn kernels, dough balls, squid, and shrimp, both in their natural and artificial forms.
What is bait used for?
Bait is any appetizing substance used to attract prey when hunting or fishing, e.g. food in a mousetrap.
What is fish bait made of?
The basic ingredients are 1/2 cup of granulated sugar, 1/4 pound of processed cheese, and 1/2 cup of cornmeal as well as flour. These ingredients make a bait that forms quickly and holds steadily when you attach it on a hook. It also keeps well in your refrigerator until you are prepared to go fishing.