Catfish Bait: Steps on How to Fish With Cut Bait Details Here!

By: mark fleagle


one of the most popular catfish bait that many catfish fisherman use is cutbait. There are so many ways and types of cut bait , We could never mention them all in this article. Some of the more popular catfish baits cut up and used are fishes such as creek chubs, suckers, skipjack herring and shad. There are many ways to fish these bait fish as catfish bait. We will just a few in our article.!br>
(1.) Using Skipjack herring as catfish bait.
Skipjack herring is a common cutbait if you live and fish for catfish in the mississipi river delta areas in Louisana, or Mississippi. To fish with Skipjack herring cut them into 1 or 2 inch strips and use a 5/0 or 6/0 catfish hook tied on either a fixed sinker rig or a slip sinker rig.
(2.) Using creek chubs as catfish bait.
You can fish creek chubs whole without the head for large catfish. For smaller catfish in the 2 to 10lb range you can cut them into 1/2" or 1" wide chunks with smaller 1 to 1/0 hooks for channel catfish. You can also use just use a simple split shot rig with light tackle if you want to have some great fun!
(3.) Using suckers as catfish bait.
You can use large suckers without their heads for larger catfish using 5/0 or 6/0 hook on a fixed sinker rig, a slip sinker rig, or a slip bobber rig. You can also cut them into to 1/2" or 1" strips and fish them for smaller catfish.
(3.) Using shad as catfish bait.
Small gizzard shad work ideally for catfish and you can fish them whole for blue catifsh or channel catfish. You can also cut a larger shad up into 1" to 2" strips then use a 2/0 to 6/0 hook for fishing shad on a fixed sinker fishing rig, slip sinker fishing rig, or a slip bobber rig.
Catfish baits such as the ones listed in our article such as suckers, chubs,skipjack herring and shad are used throughout the north and the south to catch blue catfish and channel catfish.
Well folks that concludes our article about a catfish bait We sincerely hope you use our fishing information on your next fishing trip Good Luck!

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