Author Topic: Blade baits for Channel Cats  (Read 1589 times)


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Blade baits for Channel Cats
« on: Dec 03, 2011, 03:27 PM »
Over the years, got my share of Channel Cats on tip-ups but, the majority of Channel Cats came while jigging a blade bait, in a channel, in the deepest water in the area I'm fishing. After a couple of rips with the blade bait and it settles back down near the bottom, the next time I go to rip it, I feel the weight and he's on. I don't feel the hit at all, it seems they just suck it in and sit there until you try to rip it. Anyone else experience this?

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Re: Blade baits for Channel Cats
« Reply #1 on: Dec 08, 2011, 05:29 PM »
Yep, sometimes they just will mouth a bait and not move a darn bit.
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Re: Blade baits for Channel Cats
« Reply #2 on: Dec 10, 2011, 11:26 AM »
I have not caught a catfish with a bladebait, but even with a spoon they do sometimes bite very light.  I call it, them kissing the bait.  So sometimes I merely just set the hook and it catches them on the lips.
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