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Where to find the world largest catfish

There are some really large freshwater fish located all around the world. There is the Muskie that can grow some really large sizes but they dwarf in comparison to some of the world’s catfish. The catfish have some of the recorded largest fish in the entire planet. Since they are bottom feeders, they can avoid being caught much easier than other fish species. They also eat just about anything [...]

Five Fishing Tips for Nebraska Catfish

Fishing for catfish in Nebraska is a very popular sport and pastime. This is because there is such a variety of this species in the state that it is difficult to find a river, stream, pond or lake that does not carry at least one variety of this fish. The most popular catfish to angle for are the channel, flathead and blue varieties of the species. The reason these are so popular is because they are [...]

Three flat head catfish fishing tips

The flat head catfish is one of the most popular of all the catfish varieties because of their sheer size and the great flavor of their meat. Its head is wide and flat which is where it gets its name and it does not have scales but a thick tough skin as do other catfish. They can be found in rivers that have slow currents, large ponds and lakes from the Great Lakes to the southern states. When introduced [...]

Five tips to catch trophy catfish

One of the reasons the catfish is such a well-liked species has a lot to do with their size. Certain types of catfish can grow to some amazing sizes so the odds of catching a trophy fish are very high. Many angles seek out the larger catfish because of the thrill. There’s nothing quite like the feeling of reeling in a catfish large enough to be classified as a trophy fish. One thing is for sure, [...]

Five Tactics to try when Grabbing Catfish

There are several ways to catch catfish and one of them is called noodling or handfishing. This is a method in which the angler actually catches the catfish by grabbing it with their bare hands. This is a technique that was first used centuries ago and many anglers continue to practice it today. It’s a simple way to fish that doesn’t require any special gear but you will need an adventurous [...]

Four Tactics for Catching Spanish Catfish

Catfish fishing is something that’s enjoyed all over the globe and Spain is no exception. One of the best places to fish for catfish in Spain is the River Ebro. The catfish was first introduced by a German scientist around thirty years ago in a lake called the “Sea of Aragon”. This species adapted and grew in population eventually working their way downstream into the Ebro River. [...]

Three secrets to catch the largest catfish

Catching some of the largest catfish around is not an easy task. This is a strong species so the larger the fish the more of a fight you’ll have on your hands. This makes fishing for them a challenge and one of the main reasons anglers looking for an exciting fishing trip are attracted to them. One of the great things about fishing for large catfish is that anyone can fish for them regardless [...]

Three Fishing Tactics for the Channel Catfish

Fishing for the channel catfish can be a lot of fun and very exciting. This type of catfish won’t grow to be as big as some of the other types but that doesn’t make them any less interesting. Channel catfish weighing over fifty pounds have been recorded but the average size is four pounds. To catch one of the bigger ones, you’ll need to be fishing in the ideal environment for this [...]

Four Fishing Secrets to Catch Flathead in Kansas

Kansas is an excellent place to go fishing for flathead catfish. In fact, you can find this species in just about any body of water you choose to fish within this state. You can also find the blue cat, channel and bullhead catfish in Kansas but the flathead is plentiful and sought out by anglers all across the area. The flathead is one of the biggest in the catfish family preceded only by the blue [...]

Best baits and gear for speckled catfish fishing

The speckled catfish, also known as the channel cat, is a very popular game fish. They’re not as large as some of the other types of catfish such as the flathead and the blue cat but they can be just as much fun to catch. Once you hook one of these fish they’ll fight you all the way to shore making each fishing trip one to remember. This is one of the reasons why they are sought out along [...]

Four Tasty Catfish Recipes

There are many great catfish recipes but these are 4 that I really like to make. Not only are they simple but they are delicious. Since catfish are very common they are among the types of fish that people often get. With these recipes you can dress them up and not have to eat them the same way all the time. Catfish Gumbo This is great for anyone that loves gumbo! Ingredients: Catfish fillets (approximately [...]

Four Catfish Jugging Tips

Catfish jugging can be quite beneficial but some people are puzzled or even frustrated by it. Hopefully these 4 tips though will help you to be able to do very well with it. Keep in mind that it will take time as you learn something new. Yet the more you use these tips the easier it will become for you. Jugging helps you to be able to see where the catfish are striking because your jug won’t [...]

How to Make a Catfishing Rig

There are quite a few different styles of cat fishing rigs out there. Some of them allow you to fish off the top of the water with a bobber. Others are designed to allow you to fish off the bottom so you use them in conjunction with a sinker. There are also those that have multiple hooks on them. For tying your swivels and hooks on the line try the Palomar knot. I have been using this type of knot [...]

Three tips to catch a huge catfish

There are some very large catfish out there. Do you want to be able to catch them? These are three tips that I have to share with you to make it happen. Catfish are great looking and they are tasty so the bigger ones are certainly worth going after! Bait Selection Once catfish get to a certain size they are more predatory hunters than when they are small. The smaller ones are bottom feeders and they [...]

Three Oklahoma Catfishing Tips

Oklahoma is an excellent place to go catfishing. It’s mostly a warm-water state which provides the perfect environment for the catfish to grow and multiply. This species can be found in all types of waters such as lakes, rivers, streams and even ponds. The catfish has a very aggressive nature that makes fishing for them fun and exciting. Once you hook a catfish you’re going to be in for [...]

Hooked on Whiskerfish

Dear sir, I love catfishing year round, this year has been different ’cause I hav’nt caught any bragable cats. It’s warm season here in north al. Guntersville. I’ve tried differnt types, sizes, shapes, using my homegrown redworms and chicken liver. Seems all I’m doing is feeding them. Have no trouble getting hits in 5 minutes or less after in water, the most is setting [...]

Three tactics for Mississippi catfishing

Mississippi catfishing has a lot to offer anglers of all ages and skill levels. Anyone can catch catfish as long as you have a heavy duty rod and reel set and lots of patience. The catfish are plentiful in Mississippi and there are several different types of them found in these waters such as, the flathead, white, channel and blue cat. It’s important to have the right gear because some types [...]

Five tactics to catch more Utah catfish

There are a variety of different catfish found in Utah and it’s a great place to get out and enjoy the fresh air and beautiful scenery while reeling in the fish. Utah catfish fishing is a fun and exciting way to spend time with family or friends and it doesn’t cost a lot of money. You can compete with each other to see who reels the most fish or who catches the largest one. Just remember [...]

Four places to catfish in Ohio

Fishing is a popular sport that millions of people take part in each year and Ohio is an excellent place to go fishing. The catfish is basically a bottom feeder that will eat most anything that’ll fit into its mouth so finding good bait is not too difficult. Nevertheless, bait that has an odor seems to work the best since the catfish uses its great sense of smell to seek out food. Experienced [...]

How to build a catfish slat trap

There are many different methods used to catch catfish but one method that is not practiced as often as some of the others is using catfish slat trap. The slat trap is a rectangular box designed in a special way that allows the catfish to get inside but it can’t get back out. Some of them are designed with a cone shaped entrance and some of the others have the opening designed at an angle. The [...]
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