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Two different methods for catching bait for huge catfish

First method is used for catching skip jack herring below dams in the Ohio, Tennessee, Cumberland Rivers and its tributaries. Other river in the mid west and south east will sometimes also have skip jack available. Skip jack herring is one of the most popular baits that anglers use for catching very large Blue cats in big rivers.

The second method for catch trophy catfish bait is the golden eye, Moon eye or other wise known as tooth herring. This widely distrubuted forage fish is also a very popular bait to use when fishing in the rivers in the south eat/ mid west.

Catfish rigs:Carolina rig for drift fishing

I have had alot of request on You Tube for the different catfishing rigs I use Frequently.
Drift fishing can mean different things depending on what part of the country you are from, the definition of what im doing here is controlled suspend drifting.