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    does anyone use scent on powerbait or worms?

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    I use Cod Liver Oil on Mopp flies when the bluegills have lock-jaw. So yes, sorta.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Clint View Post
    I use Cod Liver Oil on Mopp flies when the bluegills have lock-jaw. So yes, sorta.
    Good tip thanks


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    I never found adding scent to a fly for trout helped. However I have added vanilla to honey bugs for carp and it helps. However you get 3 or 4 cast then it is not effective. I put it in a 35 mm film canister and soak the dry fly in it then sight cast. Carp have turned around from a foot or two to take the fly.
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    what is a honey bug?

    Quote Originally Posted by addictedangler View Post
    I never found adding scent to a fly for trout helped. However I have added vanilla to honey bugs for carp and it helps. However you get 3 or 4 cast then it is not effective. I put it in a 35 mm film canister and soak the dry fly in it then sight cast. Carp have turned around from a foot or two to take the fly.

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    A honey bug us a fly made with cotton chenille wrapped around the hook. Somewhat like a mop fly. This fly has been around for over 60 years.
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    Quote Originally Posted by flymoron View Post
    does anyone use scent on powerbait or worms?

    thanks
    flymoron
    in your part of the world scented baits are deadly , power baits and such make hatchery trout go bananas for sure , this is fact
    sum kawl me tha outlaw ketchn whales
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