What bait attracts all fish?
Shrimp is a go to bait for saltwater anglers. This all-purpose bait works because shrimp are common in saltwater environments and fish are attracted to the scent and movement. Dead or alive shrimp can be used to catch fish onshore or offshore.
Does bread work as fish bait?
Actually, bread is a great bait for fish like catfish, suckers, and carp. Many anglers use “dough balls,” which is simply rolling bread into a ball around a hook and fishing it under a bobber or on the bottom.
Can you use pet store fish as bait?
I have heard of bait shops selling them mainly in California. I have also heard they are a mutation and don’t breed, so they shouldn’t pose a problem. —Kev H. A: It’s not legal to use aquarium or pet store fish for bait purposes, and they may not be planted in any waters of the state (CCR Title 14, Section 227).