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Wish I Had time to fish. Do you know what this is?

Discussion in 'The Great Outdoors!!!' started by JTM, Jun 30, 2018.

  1. JTM

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    Poplar
     
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    9C193C2D-56FB-4D24-9DB5-AC9290B73E6C.jpeg It’s a Catalpa tree. We call the Catawba. The caterpillars have pretty much eaten all the leaves. Those caterpillars make the best fish bait.
     
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    I blowed it up, you're right not poplar.
     
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    I've heard you can freeze the worms in a bag and they come back alive when they are thawed out.
     
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    We used to freeze them with water. They were pretty dead when we thawed them out but still good bait.
     
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    Are these caterpillars one of the breeds that contain toxins? Survival trick from birds etc.Have no idea the effect on humans if you're eating the fish using them as bait
     
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    If the Fish just ate the worm as bait it would have no time to get in the flesh. So what is the problem/fear?

    :D Al
     
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    I only use lures for fishing.
     
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    That's a tree. Fishing? Who has time?
     

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