Whether you are out on the bay, the delta or a local lake or pond, having lively and healthy baitfish minnows is important. When you put your minnows in a frabill minnow bucket with the included aerator to add bubbled air into the water, this keeps your minnows or baitfish alive and highly active much longer. There’s nothing worse than fishing with dead minnows. Increase your strikes by taking care of your bait!
Frabill Magnum Bait Station
The Frabill Magnum bait station comes in three sizes to meet your specific bait fishing needs. There is a 13 quart, 19 quart, and a full size 30 quart bait station. Each have aeration built right in so there are no messy hoses or cables to deal with. The aerator is battery operated with no mess and no fuss. The insulated bait station helps to regulate the temperature to a healthy level to keep your bait alive and well with it’s solid inch of commercial grade foam for insulation. This bait station is durable and sturdy. It comes with a lift out net liner on the 13 and 19 quart models so you won’t damage your baits when you need to grab a bait. It has a padded shoulder strap on the 13 and 19 quart models so you can carry the bait management station much easier. Works well for both fresh and saltwater.
Frabill Bait Management Station YouTube Video
Engel Live Bait Cooler with Aerator
Keeping your minnows, shrimp, or other bait alive and active is the key to really great fishing. The compact, lightweight Engel® Live Bait Cooler with Engel Aerator will help you do just that. Whether it’s winter, or summer, this deeply insulated, aerated live bait well keeps minnows, shiners, or shrimp safe from those dangerous changes in temperatures. This live bait cooler has a two speed pump that quietly runs fresh oxygenated air into the livewell to keep your live bait oxygenated. The air pump runs on 2 D batteries (not included) or from a corded 12V DC cigarette lighter adapter (5'L, included). You can also a corded AC adapter (not included) on powered docks or for bait storage between trips. Also includes a full sized, corrosion resistant soft pull net which makes changing water or grabbing bait quick and harmless on the fish. The surface of the live well is both stain and odor resistant for easy cleaning and won’t have that long lasting stink after your fishing trip. Has a shoulder strip, and recessed handle, to give you two options on how to carry this bait management system.
Engel Live Bait Cooler YouTube Video
Frabill Worm Farming and Habitat
Frabill has great products for carrying worms, for feeding your worms between fishing trips, and worm bedding and habitats to become a worm farmer to grow and breed a self sustaining supply of fresh worms to always have at the ready for your fishing trips. On the average, each night crawler will lay 38 coocoons which will each produce one or two worms each year, so each worm could multiply into 76 worms every year. Lots of fun for the kids too, not much work, but a big cost savings throughout the year, and quality plump and lively worms for every fishing trip. Another great thing is you have somewhere to put your worms after each trip as well, instead of letting them go bad in the fridge, or throwing them out with no where to keep them. Plus, how cool is it to be a farmer, a worm farmer!About The Author Mike Mendenhall is the the founder of Mendenhall Outdoors. This website is an extension of the Mendenhall family’s lifestyle and passion for the great outdoors. Everything that they learn, and experience, along the way that they find may be valuable to our website visitors is on the site for you to enjoy. We highlight products and services that you might find interesting. We frequently receive free products from manufacturers to test. This does not drive our decision as to whether or not a product is featured or recommended. If you click a link on this page, then go on to make a purchase, we might receive a commission – at no extra cost to you, and does not impact the purchase price of any products that you may purchase.