I have been fishing Lake Norman for a number of years but in spite of some 20 plus fish days I had been unsuccessful at bringing in a blue cat over 20lbs. After attending a catfish seminar by "tomahawk" late last year I took his advice as soon as I got internet service and joined the BOC. When I seen the pictures posted by members of huge cats I knew I'd come to the right place to learn what I was doing wrong. After studying some of the tips and info I took "LakeNormanBlues" advice, changed tactics and tried a more serious attempt at drifting last saturday in spite of the rain. My partner and I ended up with a total of 12 blues, 2 bass, and a striper. The high point of the day was when three of our four drift rigs were slammed by a trio of 20lb class blues at one time! A 19, 23, and a 24! Just want to say thanks to you guys for freely sharing tips and information that helped make possible for such an awesome trip! And a special thanks to Mac for the local tips since I mainly fish Norman myself. Now.......for that 30 pounder.