hi all fellow cat hunters....new to the site and have a few questions! first off im an avid cat hunter myself along with anything else that swims....i fish mainly neuse river bewteen smithfield and goldsboro... ive caught plenty of fish and have taken many of my friends to catch their share of nice cats as well...i have found one particular spot fishing from the bank that i always catch at least 4 or 5 decent cats in a single trip but just cant seem to hook up with a big boy...average of what im catching is 10 - 15 lb range and biggest ive pilled out is about 25....i always go out with multple rods...my tackle setup consists of 4 diawa sl30sh spooled with 40lb big game mono and 7 foot tsunami rods rated 20 - 50 lbs....bait mainly cut bluegill and shad ALWAYS fresh and i always set one rod up with a live bluegill also i will fish live and cut eel...ive tried multiple approaches...floating under bobber and carolina rig on the bottom...i vary my cut bait size from small to med - lg...i know there are some big daddys hanging around in this area of the neuse have seen many of them caught 40 - 50lb range just cant seem to hook up with one myself?!? any extra advice?? attached is a recent pic of my trip bank fishing last night. thanks all!
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