I've had this sitting around in my 'draft' files since 2007 y'all! That's almost 10 years ago! You might remember your great-grandpa talking about this one!
Old Fashioned Fish Bait
Mix 1 cup flour, 1 cup corn meal and 10 tablespoons of thick molasses. Mix into stiff dough and roll into bait balls. Drop into boiling water. Boil 10 minutes. Remove and drop into cold water.