Are there any size to the cats? Just wondering what size baits I should be using. If the common size is 5-10 pounds I like using cut shad and bluegill if there any smaller than 5 pounds I won't waste my time catching bait and just go to liverbass fishing is not very good. Crappie fishing is ok. you will catch about 30 little ones for every keeper. Catfishing is decent and you can get some good carp if you know where to look.