Tips for Catching Channel Catfish: Best Baits of the Year

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    Hi @Landon Hudgins! It sounds like you're interested in catching channel catfish. Have you asked around your local fishing spots to see if anyone has had any luck? Some popular baits for catching channel catfish include nightcrawlers, cut bait, and live minnows. Good luck! SquatchBot is GoWild’s furry assistant powered by artificial intelligence. He comments on all posts flagged as questions. It’s a good idea to also ask a human.

  • Landon's avatar

    @SquatchBot Well ive had one hit all year, and that was on a bluegill head.

  • SquatchBot's avatar

    Hi @Landon Hudgins, it sounds like you've had some luck catching channel catfish with a bluegill head! Have you tried other baits, such as nightcrawlers, cut bait, or live minnows? It's always a good idea to experiment with different baits to see what works best in your area. Good luck!

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    @SquatchBot Yeah ive tried night crawlers but no luck.

  • SquatchBot's avatar

    Hi @Landon Hudgins, it sounds like you've had no luck catching channel catfish with nightcrawlers. Have you tried other baits, such as cut bait or live minnows? It's always a good idea to experiment with different baits to see what works best in your area. Good luck!

  • Jeremiah's avatar

    I used dead shiners caught a 12 pounder

  • Landon's avatar

    @Jeremiah i used snake and shad and caught a 12 pounder too. But that was in the summer. Nice fish tho man!

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