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Top Spots For Channel Catfish

by Doug Stange 0

Lake and Reservoir Bridges We’ve spent the better part of 20 years telling you to stay away from river bridges because… more »

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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 »

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Channel Catfish in Open Waters

by Dan Anderson 0

Veteran cowpunchers in search of cattle don’t randomly wander open rangelands in hopes of finding a single cow here and… more »

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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 »

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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 »

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A River Catfish Companion

by Dirk Wassink with Steve Hoffman 0

You don’t know me, but if you’re reading this  we probably share a common interest: catching catfish. You probably don’t… more »

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Channel Catfish Strategies for Southern California

by Kirk McKay 0

Finesse Tactics For Reservoir Cats Folks in southern California have a reputation for doing things a little differently than people… more »

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Channel Catfish: America’s Most Popular Cat

by In-Fisherman 0

So we know the channel cat is a willing sort, too, a fish that likes to bite, therefore its loyal… more »

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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 »

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Ice Out Channel Catfish

by Doug Stange 0

Just curious, that’s all. And in a real hankering mood for a meal of fresh catfish after several months of… more »

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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 »

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Manitoba Channel Catfish

by Doug Stange 0

The float rigging and cutbait hit the water at the head of a near-shore 
current break. The float popped upright… more »

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Ice Fishing Catfish

by Steve Ryan 0

Ice fishing catfish is one of my favorite things to do through the ice. Not little fiddler catfish but 8-… more »

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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 »

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How To Fish For Catfish

by Rob Neumann 1

Catfish are among the most popular groups of fish with over 7 million catfish anglers nationwide. In a recent survey… more »

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How To Catch Early Season Channel Catfish

by Dan Anderson 1

The ice-out bite for channel cats on dead shad can be phenomenal from Colorado to New Jersey. “It can be… more »

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Spilling the Beans On Channel Catfish

by Ned Kehde 2

To most catfishermen, chumming means scattering fermented soybeans, wheat, or milo around a covert to attract catfish or to stimulate… more »

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Drifting Up Channel Catfish

by In-Fisherman 0

Most catmen are obsessed with heavy sinkers and heavier anchors, but a small cadre of reservoir catmen insist that drifting… more »

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Primetime Channel Catfish

by In-Fisherman 0

Every time I hit the water, I believe — I know — that I’m going to catch catfish. I’m excited… more »

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When Channel Catfish Get Tough

by In-Fisherman 1

Experiences of top catmen along with results of scientific studies have tightened our grip on the seasonal response of catfish,… more »

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