How to Create Your Own Fish Attractant With Garlic Powder

by Amy Lukavics
You can attract fish to your hook using a homemade fish bait.

You can attract fish to your hook using a homemade fish bait.

If you are trying to catch a fish, you will have a better chance if there is an attractant on your hook to draw the fish in. If you wish to make your own homemade fish attractant using garlic powder, there is a cheesy garlic fish bait dough that you can make using a few simple ingredients. The bait is potent, and will have powerful effects in the water to attract fish and help you get a catch.

  1. Combine 1 cup plus 1 tsp. water, 1/2 cup flour, 1/2 cup cornmeal, 1/4 cup sugar, 1 tbsp. of garlic powder, and 2 ounces of melted cheddar cheese in a mixing bowl. Mix with your hands until you have a thick dough.

  2. Roll the dough into small individual balls, about 1/8-inch wide.

  3. Fill a saucepan halfway with water and bring to a boil.

  4. Drop the dough balls into the boiling water and allow them to cook for one minute.

  5. Strain the dough balls out and let them drain on a plate lined with paper towels.

  6. Stick a dough ball over your hook when you go fishing to attract fish.

Items you will need

  • 1 cup plus 1 tsp. water
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup cornmeal
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tbsp. garlic powder
  • 2 ounces melted cheddar cheese
  • Bowl
  • Saucepan
  • Plate
  • Paper towels

About the Author

Amy Lukavics is an Arizona resident who has been a professional writer since 2009. She contributes to the blog Hello, Moon and her writing interests include cooking, crafts, pregnancy, health and beauty.

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