Cold Weather Catfish Fishing Tips

In addition to using a fish finder, it will be very helpful to bring the right types of equipment for your cold weather catfishing trip. Just like any other time of the year, you want your rods, reels and line to be suited for the size and weight of the fish you are planning to catch. It’s also important to be sure your rod is in good condition and that you bring extra lines, lures and a couple of different types of bait.

Another way to have successful cold weather catfish fishing is to plan ahead.
Learn as much as possible about the area before you go. You can also read up on fishing reports and other information about the spot you are fishing in to give you more of an advantage. If you can personally speak to someone who has fished there recently, that will also help. Cold weather doesn’t have to ruin your fishing plans.

As you can see, there are many great advantages to cold weather catfishing and once you learn these tips and techniques, you will be ready yourself to fish for the best channel, blue or other catfish no matter what time of year or temperature of the weather. Happy fishing!

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Dan Eggertsen is a fellow catfish fishing enthusiast to the point of obsession. :) He's been providing solid advice on catfish fishing since 2004.

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