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#11055049 - 08/21/15 08:37 AM Advice Needed
Marshall Lucky Offline
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Registered: 09/05/11
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Loc: Lubbock, Texas
So I am taking my boat for a family reunion at Table Rock Lake Missouri in mid September. My uncles enjoy catfishing and I would like to help them catch a few. So, here is what I need to know:

--Do I throw chum or "bait a hole"?
--What type of bait should I use?
--What type of structure or lake contours should I look for?

I know I am asking a lot, but I really appreciate your help.

Brian
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#11055072 - 08/21/15 08:49 AM Re: Advice Needed [Re: Marshall Lucky]
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I would look and see if I could find a creek/river channel close to a point. Then see if it has fish, abdn if so, bait the hole and chum both. Chum and see if you catch fish. If so, then bait the hole with a towsack with range cubes. Should keep them there for a week or so
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#11055141 - 08/21/15 09:24 AM Re: Advice Needed [Re: Marshall Lucky]
Marshall Lucky Offline
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Thank you Mr. Whatley. Do I chum with range cubes also?

Brian
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#11055179 - 08/21/15 09:37 AM Re: Advice Needed [Re: Marshall Lucky]
Marshall Lucky Offline
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Also, how close to the point does the creek channel need to be?

Thank you again,

Brian
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#11055423 - 08/21/15 11:33 AM Re: Advice Needed [Re: Marshall Lucky]
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Oh, I see. Basically look to see where the fish are, them chum to hold them there a while.
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#11055641 - 08/21/15 01:06 PM Re: Advice Needed [Re: Marshall Lucky]
DavidWhatley Online   content
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Correct. Normally the channel will make a bend near a point. Chum and bait the hole with the cubes. How long will you be there? Navionics has maps of most lakes. Take a look online before you go to narrow your search down. Also look at the lake in google maps
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