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How to Catch Gafftop Catfish #14452235 08/18/22 12:26 PM
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Do you love snot sharks also?


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Re: How to Catch Gafftop Catfish [Re: MathGeek] #14453057 08/19/22 01:27 AM
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Come to San Antonio bay, chase the birds you'll catch all the snot rockets you can handle.


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Re: How to Catch Gafftop Catfish [Re: Pat Goff] #14453562 08/19/22 05:58 PM
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Originally Posted by Pat Goff
Come to San Antonio bay, chase the birds you'll catch all the snot rockets you can handle.


Thanks for the tip.


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Re: How to Catch Gafftop Catfish [Re: MathGeek] #14453904 08/19/22 10:38 PM
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Re: How to Catch Gafftop Catfish [Re: MathGeek] #14454914 08/21/22 10:11 AM
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Gulp or dead shrimp, game over


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Re: How to Catch Gafftop Catfish [Re: MathGeek] #14454992 08/21/22 01:35 PM
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That's a lot of trouble.
When they are under the birds here, they'll hit a rubber dog turd. Seriously.


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Re: How to Catch Gafftop Catfish [Re: Pat Goff] #14455681 08/22/22 02:26 AM
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Originally Posted by Pat Goff
That's a lot of trouble.
When they are under the birds here, they'll hit a rubber dog turd. Seriously.



I can second this advice. Works in Rockport area as well.

I don’t know why anyone would target the slimy suckers. They get your boat nasty and snotty. I hate even seeing that slime up my line on a missed strike.

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Re: How to Catch Gafftop Catfish [Re: MathGeek] #14462883 08/30/22 12:06 PM
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Good video. Always enjoyed catching Sail Cats when the Reds won't cooperate.

Re: How to Catch Gafftop Catfish [Re: MathGeek] #14465817 09/02/22 02:27 AM
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If you're me, you find a big school of surface feeding reds and you cast right in the middle. Guaranteed to have snot 15" up my leader and a nice slime shark.

Re: How to Catch Gafftop Catfish [Re: Pat Goff] #14465821 09/02/22 02:28 AM
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Originally Posted by Pat Goff
That's a lot of trouble.
When they are under the birds here, they'll hit a rubber dog turd. Seriously.


Why waste a good rubber dog turd?

Re: How to Catch Gafftop Catfish [Re: Kat-man-do] #14465992 09/02/22 12:54 PM
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Originally Posted by Kat-man-do
Originally Posted by Pat Goff
That's a lot of trouble.
When they are under the birds here, they'll hit a rubber dog turd. Seriously.


Why waste a good rubber dog turd?


I don't want a snot rocket on my scooter, it was just in case someone else wondered how to catch them.


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Re: How to Catch Gafftop Catfish [Re: MathGeek] #14466468 09/02/22 07:41 PM
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For me all I have to do is target a gamefish species like redfish and I am guaranteed to catch gaffs and hardheads.

Re: How to Catch Gafftop Catfish [Re: MathGeek] #14469572 09/06/22 04:53 PM
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The more popular video would be “How NOT To Catch Gafftops”! Just kidding…….sort of! Thanks for posting.

Re: How to Catch Gafftop Catfish [Re: 361V] #14474747 09/11/22 10:27 PM
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Originally Posted by 361V
The more popular video would be “How NOT To Catch Gafftops”! Just kidding…….sort of! Thanks for posting.

Yeah. I waded POC near Pringle this week and the gafftops were insane. Give them props, they hit hard and fight well but could really use a kleenex.

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