2. Fish with live lure. Fish, shinners, live bluegill, and also crayfish (Crawdads and Soft Craws) for catfish. Cut bait for Blue catfish. Live bait is the flathead catcher, as well as dead cut bait for blue cats. Utilize larger baits for bigger fish.
1. You need sturdy fishing equipment. A solid activity rod with enough backbone to transform a fish around when you set the hook. Many fishermens choose Circle Hooks. Fishing line 15 to 30 lb. test. I make use of 65 lb. examination Spiderwire with a 30 pound. leader. Keep in mind: Some pay lakes do not allow steel leaders. For carp I make use of lighter line with no leaders. Do not required to apprehend lots of big fish on whimpy rods and reels. They just won't hold up and also are not sturdy adequate to land huge fish.