Catfishing

Fish in Missouri
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Best Places to Fish in Missouri: Lake of the Ozarks

May 3, 2019
Lake of the Ozarks is Famous for Dock Pattern Fishing Located in a section of the Ozark Fisheries in Camden County, Missouri, Lake of the Ozarks is one of the Midwest’s oldest and most productive…
News & Tips: Quick Tips for Catching Summertime Catfish & Easy Recipes...
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Quick Tips for Catching Summertime Catfish & Easy Recipes

July 17, 2015
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…
Under utilized fishing opportunities can often create some true trophy fishing experiences in the upper Midwest.  Pictured is Red River Guide Josh Burgett and outdoor television host Jason Mitchell st...
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Five Great Fishing Destinations

April 8, 2015
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder and such is the case of fish popularity.  Walleyes for example are held in snob regard across the upper Midwest.  Trout purists hold down the west and everyone…
News & Tips: Do You Know Which Fish Species Hears the Best?...
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Do You Know Which Fish Species Hears the Best?

October 9, 2014
Tips on how anglers can use sound to their advantage. Unlike humans, fish have two sensors for detecting sound: the inner ear and the lateral line. These two systems work independently of each other…
News & Tips: 4 Weird Baits That Catch Catfish
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4 Weird Baits That Catch Catfish

July 31, 2014
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: 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

June 26, 2014
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

May 19, 2014
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

May 1, 2014
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: North America's Best Catfishing Waters...
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North America's Best Catfishing Waters

March 7, 2014
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…
Bill Dance standing on a boat with a large blue catfish
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Winter Catfishing

December 10, 2013
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…
News & Tips: How to Catch Catfish: Fishing for Catfish Tips & Trophy Flatheads...
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How to Catch Catfish: Fishing for Catfish Tips & Trophy Flatheads

September 12, 2013
Flatheads are the sumos of fresh water fishing . Ten- to 20-pounders are common, and catfish 5 feet long weighing 140 pounds have been caught in recent times. In North America, only blue cats, white…
News & Tips: Stinkbaits & Catfish - Fishing Tip
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Stinkbaits & Catfish - Fishing Tip

August 1, 2013
Fishing for catfish is becoming more and more popular across America. They can be caught on worms, minnows, goldfish, small bluegill, commercially prepared baits, and at times, even crankbaits.…