BEST baits for catfish include some of the most unlikely offerings - including what caught this giant.


A huge lump of pig’s liver the ‘size of a man’s head’ produced the 100 lb moggie for catfish novice Paul Sadler.

Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex-based Paul had never fished for catfish before but decided to try for a big one at local Chigboro Fisheries.

Pig’s liver was used as bait.

He  bought a ready-made Cat Pro rig with a size 6 hook and hair-rig on which he freelined the outsized bait.

The 38-year-old, on the right-hand side of picture above along with Steve Rouse who helped net the massive wels, played it for 40 minutes on 12 lb Gardner Insight line.

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