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Catfishing for beginners #13673903 08/19/20 10:49 PM
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In this video I show you how to bait for channel catfish. We just picked a random spot and dumped the chum. Within minutes we were catching fish. Although most of the fish were small you can see just how effective baiting a place can be. Hope y’all enjoy!


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Re: Catfishing for beginners [Re: Gary Paris] #13673946 08/19/20 11:30 PM
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Wow great job and thanks for the video! Few questions I have, what kind of setup were you guys using? And is it possible to replicate this process from the bank?

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Chum and they will come. Neat video and thanks for sharing. thumb


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Re: Catfishing for beginners [Re: Chaycemdown] #13674277 08/20/20 11:28 AM
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We basically were using a short Carolina rig setup. Small weight, swivel , leader and treble hook. I prefer to use #6 treble hooks . I seem to use less bait and catch more fish with them. All those small fish would knock all the bait off a bigger hook. And yes, you can do it effectively from the bank. Just use a slip cork to keep the bait just off the bottom or if you prefer use shad or cut bait. Hope this helps.

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How deep were yall fishing?


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That particular spot was 23 ft.

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Re: Catfishing for beginners [Re: Gary Paris] #13675387 08/21/20 11:28 AM
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I am going to give this a try this weekend. Maybe at Ray Hubbard


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Fork is about the easiest lake to catch eaters when its hot outside.We have been killin um in 38ft water fishin 32ft.I use sour grain (wheat and milo) I just cant figure them out in the winter

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I could drive to fork. It is about a 2 hour drive ..I wouldnt even know where to go on that lake.I could just pick a random spot


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