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#12650565 - 02/27/18 08:54 PM Cane Poles for Crappie and Catfish
ConwayFishy Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 02/26/18
Posts: 52
Loc: Northeast Texas
This spring, I want to get back into fishing cane poles from an older bathtub boat that I have. In the past, I've simply used 14 lb mono wrapped the length of the pole, trough the eye and then a simple hook, split shots and thin bobber. I've had decent luck but feel like there are some steps that I could take to increase my odds when fishing this method. Anyone have any tips for cane (fiberglass) pole fishing that they care to share?


Edited by ConwayFishy (02/27/18 08:56 PM)
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#12650612 - 02/27/18 09:15 PM Re: Cane Poles for Crappie and Catfish [Re: ConwayFishy]
sae Offline
Angler

Registered: 06/12/17
Posts: 286
Loc: cedar hill tx.
do what you grew up with with and and add what info that makes sense to you. cane , fiberglass,graphite'ect, fish don'tcare.
Do what you are good with.Have fun.

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#12652338 - 02/28/18 06:27 PM Re: Cane Poles for Crappie and Catfish [Re: ConwayFishy]
uncle_bagster Offline
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Registered: 01/12/07
Posts: 2935
I remember when you could buy a 3-piece, cane pole complete with metal furells and fishing line. I bet there's somewhere you can still buy them.

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#12652419 - 02/28/18 07:14 PM Re: Cane Poles for Crappie and Catfish [Re: ConwayFishy]
pop r Offline
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Registered: 09/25/17
Posts: 333
Loc: Dallas,& Freestone counties
fish I grew up using a single piece 10ft cane pole with a haddock block on top to secure it to the pier. Used minnows for cats, crappie and large mouth bass. Best fish was a 5lb bass. I used them for years till they finally got brittle.

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#12652497 - 02/28/18 07:57 PM Re: Cane Poles for Crappie and Catfish [Re: ConwayFishy]
ConwayFishy Offline
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Registered: 02/26/18
Posts: 52
Loc: Northeast Texas
It's hard to beat them. Easy, use very little line and quick.
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#12654543 - 03/01/18 11:22 PM Re: Cane Poles for Crappie and Catfish [Re: ConwayFishy]
Devil Horse Offline
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Registered: 01/24/11
Posts: 2568
Loc: East Texas
its really the way fishing was meant to be.

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