I use peanuts....sometimes I'll wire the trap open and use it as a feeding station to lull them into a false sense of security. Sometime put a shiny thing like foil on top to catch their attention. Its mating season now and you'll get a ton of young males...bikini clad decoy or not.
"...the left considers you vermin, and they'll kill you given the chance..." Bristoe
I haven't fried any in a while. Mostly make dumplings or cook with ramens. I'll put em in the crockpot on low till they're done and they won't be stringy. I like to make stuff with em that will stretch out the tiny bit of meat you get
Caught one a day or so ago and stuck it in the freezer till i get another to make a stew with