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Three fishing techniques for PA channel catfish – best places, local baits

Pennsylvania is an excellent place to go fishing for catfish. There are thirteen types of catfish found in this state and the channel catfish is one of the most popular. You can distinguish catfish by their barbels, which are the fleshy appendages that resemble whiskers along the upper jaw and chin. Instead of scales, skin covers the body of this fish. You can catch channel catfish from the shore or [...]

Five fishing tips to catch mud catfish

You can find the mud catfish in many different types of water in North America. Some areas call this species by other names such as the flathead and yellow cat. They are one of the largest species of catfish in Northern American and although you can find them all over the country, they are indigenous to the southern states such as Louisiana, Mississippi, Florida and Texas. This particular type of catfish [...]

Where you can find amazon catfish

The Amazon River is the second largest in the world surpassed only by the Nile River. It’s 4,000 miles long and runs from the Andes to the Atlantic with many different creeks, lagoons and smaller rivers extending out from the main river all along the way. The Amazon rainforest provides about twenty percent of the world’s oxygen and it’s considered a great natural resource. The Amazon [...]

How to be a successful catfish farmer

Being a successful catfish farmer takes time, effort, and a strategy. Some people do it as a side source of income. Others though want it to be on a large scale and it will become their only source of income. Profits are what you have left from the money you bring in minus the expenses. With that in mind, you need to keep your overhead low and plenty of money coming in. The start up costs for catfish [...]

Five dam catfishing fishing tips

These tips will certainly help you to plan the best sea fishing trip ever! This can be a very exciting change from your normal fishing experiences. It can be a great outing for a couple or a group of friends to experience with each other. This type of event is often a package deal too so you can pay for all of it and then when you show up it is ready for you to go down to the last detail. You have [...]

Five fishing tactics to catch a record catfish

It would be hard to find any relatively unpolluted body of fresh water in North America that does not contain one or more species of catfish. The U.S. climate is the perfect compromise between warm growing seasons and cooler winters to allow fish longevity. Longevity equals large fish. Before we get into techniques, it is important to understand some of the biology of the different catfish species [...]

Safe sites to watch catfishing videos

There are many wonderful online sites where you can watch catfishing videos. They can help you to visually see many elements that you just can’t get from reading text alone. They allow you to see how to put on a hook, how to tie knots, casting, and more. It really brings all of it to life. If you enjoy the excitement of reeling in the catch, then you will love those catfishing videos that show [...]

How to find a great catfishing forum

Finding a great catfishing forum doesn’t occur by accident. You have to test out the waters so to speak. The first few I found, I have to say I wasn’t impressed by at all. They seemed to be nothing but a place for complaints or for selling various items. I wanted to be able to talk to people that were as passionate about catfishing as I was. Free What that experience taught me though is [...]

How and where the world record flathead was caught

The flathead catfish is the favorite among many catfish anglers because they can be even more challenging to catch than some of the other types. They’re one of the largest fish in the catfish family (second to the blue cat) and they will fight hard to get lose when you hook one. It’s this fight and the large size that captures the interest of all types of anglers but especially those who [...]

How to build a catfish box

Catfish fishing is a sport enjoyed by all types of anglers and there are many different ways to fish for them. One method that has been around for a very long time and used by many anglers is trapping the fish in a catfish box. This is simply a long rectulanglar box that has an opening shaped like a funnel on one end. This allows the catfish to get in but it can’t get back out once inside. This [...]

Catfish Jugs and how to use them

Using jugs to catch catfish is a method that’s been around for many years. It may not be the conventional way to fish but it’s lots of fun and very exciting. This is one of the cheapest and easiest ways to fish but someone new to the sport of jug fishing may be a little surprised at how effective it can be. Many anglers already enjoy using this method to catch catfish but if you’ve [...]

What you need to know about spawning catfish

The catfish is a popular gamefish for many reasons. This fish will put up one heck of a struggle when you get one hooked. Some of the larger ones can be very difficult to reel in but that’s what makes fishing for them so much fun. You can go catfish fishing most anytime but they seem to be the most active in the late evening until early morning. The best time of year to go fishing for this species [...]

Four fishing tips to use on flathead catfish

The Flathead, or Yellow Catfish (Pylodictus olivares)is the largest species of catfish native to North American fresh waters, and the second largest freshwater fish in the United States. They can reach lengths of more than 5 feet and weigh over 100 pounds. They can live for 20 years or more. The natural range of Flatheads is north from the Great Lakes south to Northern Mexico, and from Arizona in the [...]

Fishing in PA for catfish? Try these five tips

Catching catfish isn’t rocket science, but there are a few tips that will help you increase your harvest. Before we get into techniques, it is important to understand some of the biology of the different catfish species in the US. There are 4 main species that are normally targeted. The most popular is with out question, the Channel Catfish (Ictalurus punctatus). Not only do millions of anglers [...]

5 techniques to catch NC catfish

Catching catfish isn’t rocket science, but there are a few tips that will help you increase your harvest. Before we get into techniques, it is important to understand some of the biology of the different catfish species in the US. There are 4 main species that are normally targeted. The most popular is with out question, the Channel Catfish (Ictalurus punctatus). Not only do millions of anglers [...]

4 new techiques for flathead fishing on a lake

The common idea of catfishing is sitting on a bank in a lawn chair with poles and a case of drinks. This method can produce fish at times. Nevertheless, in order to catch catfish all day, all night and all year requires a bit more knowledge and finesse. By necessity, this information will be very general. Each body of water has its own unique quirks, and it helps to know the waters you are fishing [...]

5 fishing tips to catch the largest catfish

These 5 tips will certainly help you with getting the largest catfish! It can be very exciting when you go out there with the right tools on your side. Fishing has to do with technique and with timing more than with just luck. That is why some individuals seem to always get large catfish and others often go home disappointed with small catfish or nothing at all. When to Fish It is really important [...]

Sonnys catfish bait

Catfish fishing is fun, entertaining and it’s something that anyone can do. However, it’s important to know that some catfish can grow very large so, you’ll need to have gear strong enough to handle them if you happen to hook one of these. Other than that, you can fish for this species with standard equipment so there is no need to go shopping for special gear. The catfish is one [...]

The basics of starting your own catfish farms

Starting your own catfish farm can be fun and exciting. However, you want to be able to get the process right from the start. Otherwise, your investment of time and money is really going to be a waste. The knowledge you have right now about catfish is very important. You want to increase the information you have as well. Use your business sense to ensure you are able to do well with this type of endeavor. The [...]

How to make your own catfish jug

Jug fishing is a very old method of covering a large area of water with bait, and catch a lot of fish quickly. It is very low-tech, and easy enough for anyone to learn quickly. It is not uncommon to catch your limit of fish in a very short period of time, using this method. A jug rig is simply a floating plastic jug with an attached running line, hooks, bait and weight. They are placed in the water [...]
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