Ohio River Catfishing

Discussion in 'Ohio River Fishing Reports' started by RiverWader, May 27, 2008.

  1. RiverWader

    RiverWader Cottontail Mafia

    My Brothers and I are wanting to do some fishing this weekend for some big Cats . So could anyone give us some advice or tips on where to go and what baits are best .
    We will be fishing from shore, and there will be 3 of us .

  2. neocats1

    neocats1 Team Catastrophe

    Where are you planning on fishing?

    Live bait: 6-8" bluegills, live shad or skipjacks, bullheads

  3. went down to fernbank park on US-50 and caught 7 catfish all on shad biggest was 19 lbs but that was during the middle of the day try the night time its the best time
  4. RiverWader

    RiverWader Cottontail Mafia

    Neocats, That the thing , Im looking for a good place to fish , where we wil have some great luck, Do you have any suggestions on where to try??
    And it doesnt have to be on the Ohio River any good Cat river will work.
  5. neocats1

    neocats1 Team Catastrophe

    I've caught some nice fish at Pike Island Dam, largest being 42#. A lot in the 20# range.
  6. One Legged Josh

    One Legged Josh Senior Member

    We have got some really nice ones Blue and Flats from the racine/Antiquity sandbar. Above the dam, on the Ohio side. My personal best Flathead came from there on live gills (56 pounds)Ive gotta get those pics scanned into the computer. Good Luck!