Arrow-right Camera

The Spokesman-Review Newspaper The Spokesman-Review

Saturday, February 16, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
Cloudy 35° Cloudy
Sports >  Outdoors

Angler offers gourmet approach to baiting hook

Mick Palanuk of Grand Coulee offered this recipe for success after hearing other anglers vent their frustration in foiled quests to harvest trout.

1. Put a handful of miniature marshmallows on a sheet of plastic wrap.

2. Separate marshmallows – no touchers.

3. Sprinkle granulated or powdered garlic under and over marshmallows and let them set out overnight.

4. In morning, turn marshmallows over and let them set for rest of the day.

5. When fairly dry, put them in a plastic bag for next fishing trip.

6. Bait hook with worm first followed by marshmallow at end of hook covering barb. This order seems to keep marshmallow from getting soft and falling off.

7. Catch trout for dinner.

Subscribe to The Spokesman-Review’s sports newsletter

Get the day’s top sports headlines and breaking news delivered to your inbox by subscribing here.

There was a problem subscribing you to the newsletter. Double check your email and try again, or email

You have been successfully subscribed!