I am new to the middle tennessee area. Having come from western Virginia originally, I am used to rivers and streams but am lost on the big reservoirs in our area. I dont have a boat yet and therefore I am confined to the bank. I have tried most of the public access points for catfish, using many different baits, and havent even gotten a bite yet. I had great success on the rivers back home and I understand the differences in tackle and technique between a river and a lake. I cannot figure out what is going wrong. Any suggestions regarding location, time of day, bait, where to present bait in the water column, or anything else would be greatly appreciated. I am not focused on huge fish either, a half dozen pan sized catfish would be perfect but i cant even seem to get to that point yet. Thanks in advance for any help you can offer.