We conducted a recent poll among the Connect Outdoor Pro Staff asking for their favorite type of bait, both live and artificial.
The best overall bait was the Jig. It received the most votes in our poll and took the top spot with 21.1 percent choosing the jig.
missile baits/Green Pumpkin for dropshot;
The remaining baits all received 5.3 percent of the vote. In no particular order they were, wacky senko, swimbait, soft bait – creature, soft bait – craw, ned rig, and frogs/toads.
We also asked our Pro Staff to rate the best live bait. Nightcrawlers easily beat out the competition with 44.4 percent of the vote. Shad came in second place with 16.7 percent of the vote. Not using live baits at all came in second with 16.7 percent of the vote.
Crayfish came in fourth with 11.1 percent of the vote. Leaches and shiners tied for fifth place with each receiving 5.6 percent of the vote.
Let us know your favorite type of bait.