Current which is better more or less?

Discussion in 'All Catfishing' started by RiverKing, May 18, 2006.

  1. RiverKing

    RiverKing New Member

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    When fishing Big Rivers. do most of you seem to catch more big fish in swifter current, or current that is slower and more slack?
     
  2. flat1

    flat1 New Member

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    i have taken big cats from both fast and slow water here on the muskingum i catch alot of them in fast water just below the damns but i have cought alot of them in slower water to like cut backs , deep holes brush piles,and lower end of sand bars these all hold bait fish and cats
     

  3. RiverKing

    RiverKing New Member

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    hey flat1, do you fish from a boat
     
  4. flat1

    flat1 New Member

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    when i get th chance to i use to fish from one all the time when i lived on the ohio but that was my buddies boat
     
  5. shortshank

    shortshank New Member

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    A narrow shute dumping into a large hole with heavier current works good. My ideal situation is park up above a big brush pile, laying against a good high bank, about 10-40ft. of water. I start at the river side of the brush, then the middle, and finally at the bank. I like enough current that my line(s) settle quickly and give the illusion that the river just offered up lunch. You can catch in both, I just prefer the lesser.:still_dreaming:
    Don