A fishermen is no better than the bait he is using; so always be sure your baits are in the best condition. Try these tips to keep your baits lively and fresh.
1. Avoid chasing your baits around the livewell numerous times;instead let them swim into a bait net.
2. Always handle baits with wet hands; or a wet towel for bigger baits.
3. Be careful about overcrowding them in a livewell. Less baits in good condition is much better than more baits in poor condition.