Fishing Bait – 10 Oil Based Formulas
Mix together 5 parts oil of rhodium and 2 parts oil of cumen.
Add 1 part tincture of musk. Stir.
Pour into 1/2 oz. bottles and label.
Put 1 or 2 drops of fish bait to attract fish.
Mix together 2 oz. oil of rhodium, 1/2 oz. tincture of musk, 1 oz. oil of cumen, 1/2 oz. juice of loveageroot.
Make a paste of bread crumbs mixed with shreds of cotton or wool. Pour the oil mixture on top of it and mix well.
Keep in tightly sealed bottles.
Break off a small piece of the cotton/wool mixture and use for bait.
Mix together 1 lb. ground aniseed or fennel seed and 1/4 lb. ground allspice.
Sprinkle 1/8 oz. oil of cloves over the above and mix.
Store in tightly sealed jars for a few days while the odors blend.
Put a drop on fish bait.
Combine 1 oz. gum benzoin and 12 oz. olive oil in a double boiler. Heat for 2 hours.
Remove and let stand for a week. Then strain.
Add 30 drops oil of rhodium and 3 drops oil of patchouli. Use a medicine dropper.
Add 1 1/2 oz. bacon grease or lard oil.
Store this mixture in small bottles. Put 1 or 2 drops on meat bait.
Combine 1/2 oz. oil of rhodium, 1/8 oz. oil of spearmint, 1/2 oz. oil of anise and 1 oz. glycerin.
Use 2 drops on any bait.
Combine pure cod liver oil with some red oil-soluble food coloring. Mix.
Dip any bait into the mixture.
Put a loosely-covered jar of dead worms in a garage, barn or outbuilding.
Wait 10 days or until they have turned to liquid.
Pour off 1/2 oz. of the liquid and mix 20 drops of oil of rhodium with it.
Put a drop or 2 on fish bait.
Take odd pieces of cut-up fish, clams, lead minnows, crawfish and eels and put into a loosely-covered glass jar.
Leave until it turns to oil.
Mix 1 part oil of anise with 5 parts of the fish oil.
Use on fish bait. Especially attracts bottom feeding fish.
Combine 2 oz. cod liver oil with 20 drops oil of anise. Mix well.
Use on bait. Especially attracts trout.
Combine 1/2 oz. oil of rhodium and 1/2 pint olive oil.
Put a drop or two on fish bait.