Allegheny River catfishing, best bait for catching a big one

Discussion in 'PENNSYLVANIA RIVERS TALK' started by joe shmoe, Jul 12, 2007.

  1. joe shmoe

    joe shmoe New Member

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    does anyone know what the best bait would be for the allegheny a bit down by Kelly Station
     
  2. tkbiker

    tkbiker New Member

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    The biggest cats ive caught were caught on cut Shad and Gills!

    Good luck and let us know how you do!
     

  3. Pennsylvaniacatchaser

    Pennsylvaniacatchaser Well-Known Member

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    Hey Joe! I sent you a PM. Where do you live?
     
  4. catfish chaser

    catfish chaser New Member

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    the best bait i've used is live gills.
     
  5. bigpapa15206

    bigpapa15206 New Member

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    I use channel, sheepshead, suckers just about anything over 12"
     
  6. mikepgh

    mikepgh New Member

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    bluegill, rockbass, crappie, etc...

    I wouldn't mind trying a 12-14" sucker smashed though.. maybe 'bigpapa' will land us some :smile2: