NANFA-- Keeping bait in aquaria

Travis Haas (
Wed, 26 Jan 2000 12:16:37 PST

In an old edition of "Northern Fishes" that I have, the authors mention
madtoms being sold as bait. Has anyone ever seen or heard about this
anywhere else?


>From: mcclurg luke e <>
>Subject: Re: NANFA-- Easy Fish Question
>Date: Wed, 26 Jan 2000 12:14:57 -0600 (CST)
>This brings something to mind. In many parts of the country, different
>species are sold for bait. I was wondering what is available out there
>and if anyone would like to "link up" and try to help others finding
>certain species. For example, I would like to have some Emerald Shiners,
>but they are declining here and I'm hesitant to collect any. But captive
>propagated ones would be fine if someone could send me some. Likewise,
>perhaps someone needs Golden shiners or Fathead minnows which are used
>here...anyway, you get the point. Anyone interested?

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