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Pickwick Reservoir Blue Catfish

by Doug Stange 0

Pickwick Reservoir, Tennessee/Alabama, Blue Catfish Pickwick is but one of the Tennessee River impoundments flowing from Alabama into Tennessee and… more »


The Secret Lives of Reservoir Blue Catfish

by Dan Anderson 1

A number of studies using biotelemetry over the past decade have significantly improved scientific knowledge about the seasonal and daily… more »


Transition Blue Catfish in Rivers

by Don Wirth with Phil King and Jim Moyer 0

Don Wirth: Let’s talk about the period from early April through early June, when a great many anglers nationwide will… more »


Select Strategies for Reservoir Blue Catfish

by Ned Kehde 0

Lake Whitney One of Jerry Martin’s favorite central Texas lakes is 56-year-old Lake Whitney. The water in the lower two-thirds… more »


Catfish Habitats

by Dr. Hal Schramm 0

Successful catfish anglers know habitat is important. But too often anglers think about habitat only in terms of where adult… more »


The Means To Mighty River Blue Catfish

by Don Wirth with Jim Moyer 0

Moyer on Blue-Cat Fishing The major rivers of the central U.S. have always been premium venues for giant river blue… more »


Blue Catfish Seasons

by Jim Moyer as told to Don Wirth 0

Blue Catfish Seasons January Surface temperatures are typically around 36°F to 38°F—prime conditions for giant blue cats. I focus on… more »


Multi Species Catfishing

by Ned Kehde 0

The virtue of multispecies angling has always been a primary tenet of In-Fisherman. The gist of this principle is that… more »


Catfish Bait Options

by Don Wirth 0

There are as many catfish bait options as there are catfishermen. Don Wirth sat with three world-class catfish guides for… more »


Spring Catfish Spawn Connection

by Dr. Hal Schramm 1

In many waters, the spring catfish spawning period appears to be a dividing line in catfishing. Prespawn spring catfish fishing… more »


Big River Blue Catfish

by Ned Kehde 0

In 1992 Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, and South Dakota instituted a ban on commercial fishing for catfish in the Missouri… more »


Blue Catfish Principal Patterns

by Keith Sutton 0

Blue catfish bewilder many anglers. Their activities differ considerably from those of their whiskered brethren. In many situations, blue cats… more »


Catfish Drift Rigging: Drifting for Catfish

by Doug Stange 0

The problem most catfish anglers have with the pronouncement that it’s effective to move along in a boat with baits… more »


Dipbaits for Blue Catfish

by Steve Hoffman 0

Many catmen know that dipbaits can during certain seasons be a good option for channel cats. But, evidence suggests, dips… more »


Livebait Tactics for Blue Catfish

by Steve Hoffman 0

Our friend Bruce Midkiff became something of a celebrity among catfish anglers when he caught a 104-pound blue catfish from… more »


Cut Mackerel for Catfish

by Kirk McKay 0

In southern California, cut mackerel is the most popular bait for channel, white, and blue cats. The few legal livebaits… more »


Blue Catfish Near River Sand Dunes

by Cory Schmidt 0

The desert is an ever-changing landscape—a relentless ebb and flow that dares living things to exist. In deserts such as… more »


Reservoir Blue Catfish

by Steve Hoffman 0

Jeff Williams is like a lot of the catfish anglers we know. Heʼs persistent. Heʼs willing to experiment with new… more »


Catfish Bait Preservation Tricks and Tips

by Dan Anderson 1

Fresh, natural baits often are the best catfish baits, but they can be difficult to keep fresh for extended periods…. more »


Top Tactics for Big River Blue Catfish

by Rob Neumann 0

Catfish anglers at the top of their game understand seasonal fish location and how fish respond to changing water conditions…. more »

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