Mealworm a good livebait substitute??

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Mealworm a good livebait substitute??

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Not using livebait in reservoirs, but just like to know if mealworms can be a good bait for freshwater fishing ( although it dies quickly).. :cool:

Anybody tried this as bait before?

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i try it before =D using it at a longkang , the worm is good to catch tilapia , japanese fish .

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I'm pretty sure fishes do eat them. Many freshwater fishes will feed on food that comes from land, that includes insects and worms. But it would be interesting to find out if mealworms are more effective than earthworms for certain species of fish.

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the first time use the mealworm to fish , i throw down afew wrom to the longkau as i could see the bottom of the longkau , not even 10 sec all the worm i throw is all gone == i throw down about 5 to 7 of them down

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so wat u caught???

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afternoonfish wrote:Not using livebait in reservoirs, but just like to know if mealworms can be a good bait for freshwater fishing ( although it dies quickly).. :cool:

Anybody tried this as bait before?

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Mealworms have hard skin where if a fish bites,maybe u will lost the bait.

But sometimes mealworms do work!!Maybe u can try using it.

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