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Discussion in 'Fishing Forum' started by 15058, Jun 7, 2010.

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    how do i catch catfish in a pond
     
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    Chicken liver after dark is the best way to catch catfish in a pond IME. That bait also attracts turtles...
     
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    I agree, your best chance of catching catfish is with some sort of liver bait used around sunset and after dark...
     
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    you can also use leaches..they work good as well..basically any kind of stink bait works well they like smelly stuff..like blood bait...
     
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    grab a fishing rod and start fishing :p
     
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    Peeled shrimp, nightcrawlers, chicken livers all work well for catfish. I've also caught pond-raised channel cats on soft plastic lures during the day, pumpkinseed/chartruese bass assassins.

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    If it is a private pond you can get a can of nibblet corn and throw about half of it into the water. Wait about 15 or 20 minutes and put the same corn on a hook and toss it in. You will get a lot of catfish in a hurry. This is called chuming and is illegal in most bodies of freshwater but ok in private ponds. Check the local regs to be safe.
     
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    I like to discussion about catfish.

    The biggest catfish found in the River is 7 foot.One theory is that there is a enthusiast of nature catfish that eat the dead cadaver thrown into the river by the aboriginal as part of their tradition.
     
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    we always used bologna growing up....usually ate catfish every night when we went camping!!
     

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