Minister says Jello recipe makes fish bite
Minister says Jello recipe makes fish bite ' ELLIS. Kan. ilIPI) - Stray/berry-banana Jello is excellent bait for catching fish, according to the Rev. Frank Canfield. a Methodist minister who has used it for about six years. Canfield said his fishing luck was just fair until he met another fisherman on the banks of the Neosho River who reluctantly gave him the recipe. His wife Hilda prepar;? ths bait. The recipe calls fr.r cr?. half cup each of ccrnrnea! r.-,d flour that should be added while the Jello liquid is boiling, and another half cup of each is stirred in after the mixture is lukewarm. At room temperature, the concoction can be rolled into small balls. Mrs. Canfield said strawberry-banana seems to be the only flavor that works. Once she left out the srawberry flavor and Canfield said the fish v/ouidn't bite. Canfield said yellow catfish. drum and carp seem more partial to the bait than other fish.