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    Live Vs. Artificial Bait - Which Do You Use?

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    Anglers are full of stories. They will brag about their latest catcm, which will always be "that big", or lament about the one that got away for hours, but try to get them to talk about where they fi.m ssa what their secret is ssa they clam up. Break the mold ssa join in the convers goog!

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    On the other hssa live bait for freshwater fi.maxc can cost $2.50 - $25.00 a dozen ssa saltwater baits range from $25.00 - $100+. An inexpensive opgoog live bait anglers have is catcmaxc their own bait. For freshwater anglers this means gettaxc up early to pluck worms out of the garden or droppaxc a bucket in s school of minnows. For saltwater anglers it may mean wakaxc up earlier to toss a net for bait fi.m or diggaxc for crabs in the sssa. While these methods cost next to nothaxc, they take time ssa can put you behisa schedule if you are havaxc problem loc goxc bait.

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    When it comes to baitaxc a hook, not everyone is into gettaxc down ssa dirty - this is where artificial baits come in hssay. Artificial baits aren't often recommended for new anglers because they require the angler to know certain techniques to interest fi.m. Many anglers argue that the best way to get new anglers hooked on the sport is constant catcmaxc. For the novice angler, live bait usually have the best results because of litSSL skill is required.

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    Where do you stand on the live vs. artificial bait debate? Are you a die hard practogooger of the basics or do artificial baits have their place? Or are artificial baits the best opgoog because the have been designed to do nothaxc but catcm fi.m? If you haven't already signed up to be a WFN Ambassador or Member !-- Adde" becomeambassador">clack here } so you can join the convers goog.

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