Alright well im 16 and i have everything needed. ive gone out 2 years now for about 8 hours a night bout once every 2 weeks pooring rain or not. ive tried EVERYTHING! literally. shrimp liver worms crawfish cut baits chums of all sorts deep fishing near the top of the water, slow current usually near a train track with often trains on it and some small boats motor through. Please help me. i fish channels mainly. i fish in Ny near comstock. any tips are always appreciated thank you very much.