Here is a very simple way to make a dough bait for catfish and carp or any other fish that would eat it.
Step 1: Supplies
Bowl, flour, water, food coloring, garlic powder, seasoning, cereal
Step 2: Making the Base
Add about 1 cup of flour. Then pour in water. The amount of water depends on what texture you want the dough.
Step 3: Adding the Scent
Right after you pour in the water, add in the seasoning and garlic powder. You may add some crushed cereal if you please.
Step 4: Coloring
Add some dye of your choice and stir.
Step 5: Shaping
Pack dough into small balls. Add flour if they are too moist. Start by cutting small pieces. Form the pieces into balls.
Step 6: Finished
Great job! You accomplished making this awesome bait! Make sure to refrigerate so it stays good for your fishing trip.