Keith Sutton: Secret formula
Never forget the most important lesson in making your own stinkbait
I'll never forget The Great Stinkbait Explosion.
I was 12. My friend Bubba and I were experimenting with a new concoction of fish guts, moldy cheese and secret ingredients we swore on a blood oath we'd never reveal. We hoped to discover that which has always eluded catfishermen -- the perfect, catch-'em-every-time stinkbait recipe.
Uncle Johnny loaned me an ill-fitting World War II gas mask to wear while preparing the brew. Bubba doled out the aged ingredients, then backed a safe distance ...
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