It is the wish of anyone going on expedition to hope that he or she will catch a trophy catfish. So many of them will try to cruise the internet trying to figure out whether there is a way they can catch such trophy catfish. To increase your chances of catching the largest catfish, it would be modest to master some techniques. Regardless of the source of catfish they never change the habits making it easy for one to master ways of catching the biggest of them. You would need to remember that the larger the water body, the higher the chances that you will catch a trophy catfish. In a case where you understand the bottom terrain of a lake and its depth, you have a chance to narrow the big catfish especially on their hideout.
Among the places you should start your fishing with include rocks and boulders. One a way of finding them include by using fishing sonar. Where you locate a rock in the water, you would need to make sure that camp there and figure out ways of getting the catfish. You would only need to throw your bait under the rock as there are chances that there is a nest under the rock.
Another hotspot you can find catfish is where the river pours into the lake. It is also common to find catfish in places where the river drops in the lake. Catfish tend to be lazy in nature and hence will wait at the bottom of the lake for food to pour from the river. As a result, you would need to hang around where there are chances that you will find some big fish.
You would also need to remember that the depth tend to play a pivotal role in determining places where you find catfish. Bearing in mind that catfish tend to be more active during summer when compared to winter, you would need to consider going for a catfish fishing expedition during the winter. You would as a result have narrower chances of catching a trophy catfish where you go for a fishing expedition during winter and at the same time failed to identify the best places to find catfish during winter. Another golden rule you would need to remember during your fishing expedition is that you should avoid instances where you move fast during fishing. You would need to make sure that you take the bait at the catfish convenience bearing in mind that they are very lazy fish. It is also advisable for you as a fisherman to make sure that you use a smelly bait. You would need to know that catfish tend to figure food out based on its smell.