Everyone has their own favorite methods and baits for catching catfish. I value my time in the outdoors, I love catching all species of catfish and will support anyone that fishes legally in his/her endevor even though I may not care for it. I even support those that wish to fish for other species of fish and hunt our various game animals. To declare what someone is doing by calling it unsporting is wrong. It may be that you simply enjoy a method that you consider more challenging. Most of us evolve as we continue to hunt and fish. Some deer hunters will use a rifle all their lives while others move to different methods going to black powder then to compound bow and finally to recurve. I have heard some fishermen complain about the way some people clean their fish. They caught 'em, it's their fish, it's their business how they clean them. Personally I'm glad that so many people consider catfish to be a waste of their time. I love being able to go out on my home lake on a winter afternoon and many times be the only person on the water.