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Catfish find their food overwhelmingly by smell - they have very poor eyesight. When fishing for catfish, the most foul smelling, disgusting bait you can come up with will give you the best results, as a rule.

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Catfish find their food through smell

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No,catfish food is only for catfish. Gold fish love Flake food, witch you can buy at Walmart. It is in a orange can. Hope I helped:)

They can smell it and feel it with their 'whiskers.'

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fishing for them is different. bass eat based more on visual food certain eye catching purse would be usefull, and catfish find food based more on smell and taste. so food like worms or dips would be used.

no , but you can get hit by the dorsal fin. you cold get food poisening from under cooked or raw catfish meat

You can find it easily by checking the fins of and tails of catfish. Female catfish have large tale and fins so you can check it by comparing two. The second thing is that you should check is to find out fins of catfish in female catfish there is a mark on her fin which distinguish her as female.

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