RE: NANFA--Off Topic: Ambystoma tigrinum

Denkhaus, Robert (DenkhaR_at_Ci.Fort-Worth.TX.US)
Thu, 5 Jul 2001 09:34:50 -0500

> As far as use as bait, they are probably not used much. My
> experience with
> A. maculatum is that fish will shun them like the plague. I
> always figured
> it was because they taste bad or something. Anybody with have
> contrary
> experience?
> Ranger Bob

They are commonly sold as bait (as "waterdogs") around this area and many
bass fisherman swear by them.

Rob Denkhaus
Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge
"El muerto a la sepultura, el vivo a la travesura"
"The dead to burial, the living to mischief"


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