Catfish Connections

CatfishNow celebrates its one-year anniversary with this edition. We are so proud to be part of the catfish community and all the wonderful people who love this sport. From amateur to professional, there is a place for everyone to...

Guntersville Flatties

by Ron Presley Breaking flathead myths A slow overnight flow of water left an obvious scum trail on the surface. Visually it helped identify a very well-defined ridge in about 25 feet of water. Tennessee River catfish guide, Ty Konkle, knew...

Catfish Basics #025 – Reduce Tournament Stress – Melinda Folsom─ Cedartown, GA

For most participants, tournaments are fun and exciting. I also think they can be stressful. One of the things Bryan and I do prior to a tournament, to relieve possible stress, is come up with what we call our...

Five Traits That Make Flatheads Special

by Keith “Catfish” Sutton You’ll catch more flatheads if you understand their unique behaviors. Look at a flathead catfish and you can tell immediately that this fish is quite different from its relatives, the blue cat and channel cat. From its...

Catfish Profiles in Passion – Jeff “Big Daddy” Dodd

by Ron Presley A self-made cat man with a passion for catching that one big fish Jeff “Big Daddy” Dodd grew up in a fishing family. The passion was bound to rub off. His whole family loved to fish and he...

CATFISH CONSERVATION -Trophy Catfish for the Future

by Eddie White Less Stress, Healthier Fish Natural Stress Ever catch a fish with fungus on it? How about one infected with parasites? When you do it is the sign of a fish that has already been stressed in the natural habitat...

Catfish Basics #026 – Put in Your Time on the Water – Jeremiah Keen and Andy Williams

Tournament anglers Jeremiah Keen and Andy Williams credit much of their success to their ability to pattern catfish. Knowing whether to go up river, down river, to fish deep or shallow, to cover structure or flats is an essential...

B’n’M How To Finding and Keeping Bottom with Jeff “Big Daddy” Dodd

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Five Tips from a First-Timer’s Flathead Trip

by Tim Huffman Saying I’m out of my elements in a catfish boat is an understatement. I’m comfortable in any crappie boat or crappie fishing situation but when chasing flatheads with two tournament pros, I’m out of my comfort zone. My...

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