Originally Posted by Captain America
There oughtta be dozens of gravel pit ponds up there that are loaded with catfish.
Agreed!! If i were you i would use a copmbo of Google maps... and the search function on here... and google searches.
Locate some potential places and go put in some time!!
Good catfish holes are hard to find and you are gunna be hard pressed to get to much info from people!!
As for what to use.. your on the right track with the circle hook... never used bacon myself but i wouldn't diss it for sure.. try all kinds of stuff... Hotdogs, Shrimp, Cutbait, ect Never know you may find a secret super bait
Good luck to you!!