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Wrangled up some nice cats last night 7-10 about 10-12 of them up to 5lbs, all released. Good fun on light tackle.

North of the dam on the susky from shore, best bite was on dead minnows under a float. Got to where I'd killem first instead of waiting til they got hit and chewed on a bit. Biggest fish came on a dead 4" largemouth that was floating by, I hooked him up and hooked myself up in the process.

This will be my kind of fishing til winter, figure if I can get them to 5lbs just screwing around there has got to be some monsters in there and really close to home!

Any tips from freshwater cat masters?

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I've always been a chicken liver man myself - get them from the local butcher for free - let them sit out in the sun all day and get nice and "ripe" - just rig up a freshwater version of a fishfinder almost (I'd use egg sinkers to allow the cat to pull without feeling the weight) - cast out, have a beer and wait to hear the drag!

Of course that was river fishing at its finest in my college days :) I love catfishin!

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I caught this fish on a well known bait to you! (Bunker Chunks)

Caught a week or two ago in the Choptank River.

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I have thought about some bunker, I'll have to try it out in the freshwater and see. No worries about crabs...

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