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#10948738 - 06/30/15 10:44 AM Need some help on fork....pleeeeze!!!
Flipnstik48 Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 03/19/15
Posts: 78
Loc: Longview
Long story short....I used to catfish when I was younger using punch bait, catawbas, crawlers, chicken liver etc etc and used to catch the fire out of them.
Now I'm a bass fisherman 3x a week. Well the wife wants to try cat fishing. I picked a bag full of catawbas and bought some sonnys punch bait. The question I have is.... Is fork going to be my best bet for putting her on some fish? I live in Longview and don't mind the drive at all and actually have a place to stay in lindale. I honestly wouldn't know where to start. Deep? Shallow? Bait a hole? I'm actually a little lost in this one lol.
I used to just go tie up to a stump and drop a line...wait 5 min and if no bite move on. I'm not asking by no means a hot spot or a hole. I have side imaging and down scan. I can locate bass pretty quick. Catfish?!? I have no clue lol
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#10948810 - 06/30/15 11:25 AM Re: Need some help on fork....pleeeeze!!! [Re: Flipnstik48]
opus Offline
TFF Celebrity

Registered: 07/15/07
Posts: 6895
Loc: West Tx no. of waco
25 to 30ft tie to stump throw some cattle cubes out dont catch nothin in 20--- 30 min find another tree, around 515 pretty good
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#10948983 - 06/30/15 12:34 PM Re: Need some help on fork....pleeeeze!!! [Re: Flipnstik48]
spazm09 Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 04/16/09
Posts: 1793
Loc: Dallas, Tx
I've been catching them in 5 fow or less on lake ray hubbard in the flooded grass. In my opinion if you cant get a channel cat to bite on chicken liver, there's probably not many cats around.

I would drive the extra 30-45 and go to Tawakoni.

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#10949091 - 06/30/15 01:20 PM Re: Need some help on fork....pleeeeze!!! [Re: Flipnstik48]
stubby77 Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 02/03/13
Posts: 3069
Originally Posted By: Flipnstik48
Long story short....I used to catfish when I was younger using punch bait, catawbas, crawlers, chicken liver etc etc and used to catch the fire out of them.
Now I'm a bass fisherman 3x a week. Well the wife wants to try cat fishing. I picked a bag full of catawbas and bought some sonnys punch bait. The question I have is.... Is fork going to be my best bet for putting her on some fish? I live in Longview and don't mind the drive at all and actually have a place to stay in lindale. I honestly wouldn't know where to start. Deep? Shallow? Bait a hole? I'm actually a little lost in this one lol.
I used to just go tie up to a stump and drop a line...wait 5 min and if no bite move on. I'm not asking by no means a hot spot or a hole. I have side imaging and down scan. I can locate bass pretty quick. Catfish?!? I have no clue lol
PM ME I will see what I can do to help
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#10949106 - 06/30/15 01:24 PM Re: Need some help on fork....pleeeeze!!! [Re: Flipnstik48]
littlewheel Offline
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Registered: 07/17/12
Posts: 668
Loc: Gladewater , Tx
I caught 42 in 2.5 hrs Sunday in 30 FOW using Stubby's

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