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#93208 - 05/01/07 12:15 PM Frogs for bait?
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Registered: 10/04/06
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Loc: Iota, Louisiana
The bigger the bait, the bigger the fish, right?




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#93209 - 05/01/07 12:44 PM Re: Frogs for bait?
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Loc: Eunice, Louisiana
Looks like those frogs caught a pretty big boy!

Frogs make fine dog bait too!


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#93210 - 05/01/07 01:45 PM Re: Frogs for bait?
ShawnB Offline
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Loc: Iota, Louisiana
I've seen those before. I just had to lay my poor old buddy to rest on the right after 14 years of faithful service. He was a fine "frog" dog!

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#93211 - 05/01/07 04:46 PM Re: Frogs for bait?
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Sorry to hear that Shawn. I know how you like your yellow labs.
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#93212 - 05/02/07 12:26 AM Re: Frogs for bait?
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Registered: 04/15/06
Posts: 234
Loc: Delaware
WOW nice frogs! I love frogs both to eat(not from my pond) abd to listen to! I have a huge frog in my pond that I have been trying to get a pic of for all spring a real monster!
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#93213 - 05/02/07 05:44 AM Re: Frogs for bait?
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Registered: 09/10/06
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Loc: Arkport, New York
Please don't eat me guys \:D




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#93214 - 05/02/07 12:17 PM Re: Frogs for bait?
ShawnB Offline
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Registered: 10/04/06
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Loc: Iota, Louisiana
I'm catching about 8 or 9 a night. I have some new baby ducks swimming around and those frogs will eat anything they can fit in there mouth. The frogs my little boy are holding are fat with crayfish!

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#93215 - 05/02/07 02:28 PM Re: Frogs for bait?
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Registered: 08/05/06
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Loc: Deer Park & Shiro Texas
This guy lives down in an old cistern on my place; he's been in there for at least the last several years.


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#93216 - 05/02/07 05:51 PM Re: Frogs for bait?
GW Offline
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Registered: 04/08/07
Posts: 2287
Loc: Central florida
Before we brought utilities onto our land I spent several weeks camping while I built a little cabin. One of the locals couldn't wait for a pond so he moved into my propane shower.



When he wasn't hanging out in the shower he "hid" in a ziplock I had hung up to dry.



It got lonely in the woods at times and little frog was my most loyal companion. I don't think I could use him for bait.
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#93217 - 05/02/07 08:09 PM Re: Frogs for bait?
burgermeister Offline
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Registered: 02/27/05
Posts: 4025
Loc: Houston, Tx.
Persistant lil devil, huh yank?

ShawnB...big frogs from 'Big Mamou' ?
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#93218 - 05/02/07 11:05 PM Re: Frogs for bait?
ShawnB Offline
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Loc: Iota, Louisiana
Close! "TEE(Little)" Mamou!

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#93219 - 05/03/07 11:06 AM Re: Frogs for bait?
Ryan Freeze Offline
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Registered: 10/31/05
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Loc: Southwest Ohio
I caught the biggest bluegill of my life (13") on a 1.5" long toad. Those guys would make good bait for Condello's monsters!
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#93220 - 05/03/07 11:56 AM Re: Frogs for bait?
GW Offline
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Loc: Central florida

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#93221 - 05/03/07 01:50 PM Re: Frogs for bait?
burgermeister Offline
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Registered: 02/27/05
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Loc: Houston, Tx.
I'd like to contribute to the forum, but I don't know much about ponds yet. I've noticed that some people struggle with posting images so if anyone would like some verbal instruction feel free to email or pm me and I'll give you my phone number.

Those verbal instructions wont be in Spanish, will they?...That is a good gesture.
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#93222 - 05/03/07 02:02 PM Re: Frogs for bait?
GW Offline
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Registered: 04/08/07
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Loc: Central florida
All instruction is in American talk.

I don't know that much about computers either, but I'm very patient and I'm happy to help with some basics.
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#93223 - 05/03/07 02:21 PM Re: Frogs for bait?
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Is that some kind of lettuce or a bag of frogs?
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#93224 - 05/03/07 03:32 PM Re: Frogs for bait?
GW Offline
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#93225 - 05/03/07 03:40 PM Re: Frogs for bait?
burgermeister Offline
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\:D y'all stay on topic,now...Oh, frogs are the topic. My bad.
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#93226 - 05/03/07 05:24 PM Re: Frogs for bait?
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Registered: 03/08/05
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What in the world is a "Passover Bag of Frogs" ?
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#93227 - 05/03/07 05:48 PM Re: Frogs for bait?
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Loc: Central Ohio
A favorite bait for catching Sunil's Smallmouths.
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#93228 - 05/03/07 07:57 PM Re: Frogs for bait?
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I think I'm not going to buy the Floretta Canonigos Fresco Lavado brand of leafy greens anymore.
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#93229 - 05/09/07 10:15 AM Re: Frogs for bait?
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#93230 - 05/09/07 02:40 PM Re: Frogs for bait?
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Loc: Eunice, Louisiana
Nice pic Shorty. I've got a few of the big fellas, but they're too wary to snap. I have hundreds of small leopard frogs too. They had to have hopped a long way to get to my pond.
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#93231 - 05/09/07 02:55 PM Re: Frogs for bait?
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bobad, we have hundreds of them this size, it's probably why we have very few leopards frogs, these guys have eaten their numbers down. We also have a small number of western chorus frogs too.
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#93232 - 05/09/07 03:23 PM Re: Frogs for bait?
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Loc: Eunice, Louisiana
Shorty,

I hear you! Few people realize what voracious predators bullfrogs are. They eat other frogs, salamanders, snakes, small turtles, lizards, mice, birds, and anything else they can wrap their gums around.
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