Catfish

Angler netting a giant catfish off the side of a boat
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Catch Giant Catfish With These Proven Fishing Tips

7 Proven "Catching Catfish" Strategies - Fishing for big catfish is gaining fans in droves as anglers realize the cats offer their best chance to catch a quarry in freshwater that weighs 20-75…
News & Tips: Quick Tips for Catching Summertime Catfish & Easy Recipes...
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Quick Tips for Catching Summertime Catfish & Easy Recipes

Summertime is channel catfish time across America. In lakes and reservoirs, fish the flat areas in 18 to 25 feet of water using shad, shrimp, dough balls, cheese, prepared baits, nightcrawlers, and…
News & Tips: 4 Weird Baits That Catch Catfish
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4 Weird Baits That Catch Catfish

Old "Mr. Whiskers" is one of America's favorite fish, both in terms of angling quality and cuisine. They are prolific and can be caught all across the country. And few fish can match the delicate…
News & Tips: How One Angler Tackles Small Stream Catfish...
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How One Angler Tackles Small Stream Catfish

Biologists in state fisheries agencies have stated that underutilized catfish populations exist in smaller creeks and rivers from Virginia to Texas. Catfish can live in any water but cold streams at…
News & Tips: Smiles All Around: Steve Cobb’s NWTF Catfishing Event Round-Up...
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Smiles All Around: Steve Cobb’s NWTF Catfishing Event Round-Up

NWTF Catfishing Event On May 16, 2014 I was invited to participate in a catfish round-up for the special needs children in schools from Union, Chester and Spartanburg counties in South Carolina. The…
News & Tips: Key to Catfishing Streams, Creeks & Rivers...
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Key to Catfishing Streams, Creeks & Rivers

The key to catching catfish in streams, creeks and rivers is to look for current breaks and present natural bait in a natural manner to catfish that lie behind large rocks, boulders, stumps, brush…
News & Tips: Night Fishing Tips for Catfish
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Night Fishing Tips for Catfish

Want to catch more catfish? Try night fishing. A lot of fishers will pack things up and head back to the house once the sun sets, but there are some that will just be getting on the water. Night…
News & Tips: Catfishing With Trotlines and Setlines...
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Catfishing With Trotlines and Setlines

To me catfishing is one outdoor event that should be a kicked back relaxing event. There are some hardcore intense catfishermen but I like to think about it as a sport to be enjoyed like Huckleberry…
News & Tips: Winging It for River Catfish
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Winging It for River Catfish

The long rock wall jutted from the bank into the Mississippi River. At the wall's end, the river rolled around on itself to create a huge vortex. It looked like someone had pulled a huge plug from…
News & Tips: North America's Best Catfishing Waters...
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North America's Best Catfishing Waters

North America encompasses thousands of lakes and rivers that produce catfish in extraordinary numbers and huge sizes. Coming up with a "best" fishing list is like trying to pick America's best…
News & Tips: Cattin' Around, Early Winter Style
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Cattin' Around, Early Winter Style

Anglers that view the flathead catfish as a worthy adversary, but one best pursued on dark, steamy, mid-summer nights are missing the boat, literally, on what might well be the best shovelhead bite…
Bill Dance standing on a boat with a large blue catfish
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Winter Catfishing

Wintertime provides a great opportunity for you to catch some really large catfish. First, catfish anglers decide the type of catfish species and the region in which you are fishing.   Bait too…