Bait a Hook With Whole Shad

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Introduction: Bait a Hook With Whole Shad

About: I am a Texas based professional catfish guide that operated in North Texas and I also manufacture a popular catfish bait. In addition, I write a popular blog about catfishing called Learn To Catch Catfish w...

Threadfin shad are a great bait for catching blue catfish and regardless of whether you are fishing for smaller blue catfish or after that next monster catfish using whole threadfin shad is an excellent bait option for catching blue cats.

Threadfin shad make great catfish baits but are also very soft and if not put on the hook correctly they will get snatched right off the hooks in no time or will even fly off the hook when casting.

In this video we walk you step by step through the process of baiting a hook with threadfin shad for catfishing.

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    What size hook is best for cut shad and whole shad? This was a great technique...