How To Use Drift Fishing Technique In Fishing Cat Fish

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Drift fishing is considered as the best way of cat-fishing. It is also the easiest way of cat-fishing. Catfish naturally has food, which is drifting in the water. In drift-fishing also the lure flows with the waves of water and that lures catfish to have it.

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source: in-fisherman.com

People, who follow this technique, they get better profit than others, who try different fishing techniques of fishing. Flowing bait lures catfish and it thinks that it is another fish that is flowing into the water. This nature of catfish makes it an easy prey for the fishermen.

Channel Catfish
Channel Catfish

 

You should not go for drift fishing without medium to weighty action rod. In addition, you should also not forget carrying the 4/0 Kahle hooks with a few cut baits. Before starting the drift fishing, verify that bait is effectively hooked via its skin. If the bait is not hooked efficiently, it may get slipped easily in the water. If your plan is to catch large cat fishes, cut bait is certainly the best option.

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Weight Action Rod Source: allprorods.com

Undoubtedly, people apply drift fishing; they catch maximum catfishes in comparison to those, who apply traditional methods of fishing. Another thing you should remember during drift fishing is to use some weight  bait to maintain bait below the water. If you don’t, bait will flow above water and thus you won’t get enough chances of catching a catfish.

 

Catfish
Catfish

Get a boat that has trolling motor because it is perfect for the fishing and the boat should also have fish locator. Fish locator is the most beneficial device for fishing because it informs you about the fishes and other underwater objects. The catfishes would try to hide into the water, but you can easily locate their position with the help of fish locator device. It is why this device is important for drift fishing.

Trolling motor
Trolling motor

 

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Kota TRolling Motor

There are many fishermen, who perusal the bottom framework of the lake by using fish locator device. It helps them in identifying the drop offs and deep pits because knowledge of these things help them in fishing. The find finder makes fishing very enjoyable because of such features. There is no need to dive or swim inside water for locating the cat fishes inside the water, if you are using this device. It also helps fishers in locating the feeding frenzy inside the pond. By using this device you can be sure about, where you can find the catfish and where you can’t.

Off-course, find finder is not cost effective equipment because it costs above $90. By the way, if you can’t buy it then swimming is the only way of studying the pond structure and locating the place, where you can find the fishes.

It may also be difficult for some people to buy trolling motor. They should hire the paddle boat for drift fishing. Thus, fishing will become an economical choice for them. You must follow the way we have mentioned above to find and catch maximum cat fishes. It will be very enjoyable for you because you can catch many catfishes in a day.

Paddle Boat
Paddle Boat

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