The year before last I pretty much switched to all circles for catfishing. However, my faith is being tested. Went out for a few hours (first catfishing trip of the year) Friday evening. We had to leave by midnight to meet company coming in from out of state, but in that time my boy and I put four decent channels on the string -biggest was about six pounds or so. We only lost about three fish we had on. Last night we went out again and left about 11p. But last night, things didn't go so well. Plenty of fish action, but NOTHING on the stringer! I think we had about six good fish on, only to have the hook come out. One in particular bit while we were looking in the tackle box for something. We heard thrashing and splashing and turned around to see one of my rods bent double in the holder. As soon as I lifted the rod the fish was free. Likewise, I had a good fish on for maybe a minute or so then poof...he was gone. I think we tried more than a dozen times to hook fish that ran, and more opportunities where we could feel fish on the lines that didn't run. I'm seriously considering going back to my trusty tru turns here. Anyone have any comments or opinions? Anyone go through this themselves??