These were caught in a shallow lake off of the Diversion Canal. Night-crawlers were the bait. As far as the setup, I use 20 ounce drink bottles. Mine have 2 "drops", one is about 18 inches long with the hook, the other is about 8 feet with a small weight to keep the wind and current from moving them around too much. 2 tips----make sure you put a swivel between the bottle and the hook, and I put a ring of Gorilla glue in the bottle cap before screwing it onto the bottle. Lemme know if you have any more questions.