??? on bank poles

Discussion in 'Catfish' started by SHEDHEAD, May 30, 2009.


    SHEDHEAD Active Member

    Feb 15, 2008
    We used to set alot of bank pole lines in the rivers and creeks and we always used green willow saplings.

    Now I'd like to try some in our ponds.

    My question is other than willows what other kind of sapling would make a good bank pole?

    When we did it on the river the willows were plentyful and straight.
    It's hard enough around here to find a willow let alone one straight enough.

    Thank ya!
  2. JustBob

    JustBob New Member

    FAT BOY DAN has a video on it...

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  3. thompson

    thompson Active Member

    Nov 26, 2007
    I use 1/2" 10' fiberglass poles for my bank poles.
  4. UrbanHunter

    UrbanHunter Well-Known Member

    If you can find some hedge whips, they're pliable and tough. In fact, most any tree growing from stumps has good whips.