Catfish Connections

Wow, it seems like New Year’s just occurred, but we are already into month two for 2019. Time passes so quickly. Before we know it, spring will be here, and it will be catfish catching everywhere! January overall was...

Cold Water Blue Cats

by Ron Presley Taking advantage of cold-water blues. When winter rolls around and brings her colder weather patterns to town, Paula Smith’s thoughts migrate toward fooling some big blue catfish. The Waverly, TN resident knows from experience that catfish get more...

B’n’M How To: Good Fish Care with Ryan Lawrence, Tennessee River Catfish Club

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yYcJ9g299l0

Catfish Gear #013 — Offshore Tackle Planer Boards

Planer boards have become a vital part of most catfish angler’s arsenal. They were used for years in walleye fishing and have been adopted by many catfish anglers. There is no better way to increase your spread when dragging....

Catfish Basics #057 – Move in the Winter – Jody Beavin, B’n’M Poles

There is no reason not to use the same basic bait and rigs in the winter. We use skipjack and if we can find it, fresh shad. But 90% of the time we use skipjack from Bassnmore and the...

Cold-Water Strategies for Giant Blue Cats

by Keith “Catfish” Sutton Winter is prime time for catching monster blue cats if you know some tips for success. The big blue cat cruised the lake bottom beneath an enormous school of baitfish. The water was 45 degrees, but the...

CFN How To: Think Outside the Box with Melinda Folsom, Chick Fight Tournament Director

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jUkw0eTrWlU

Catfish Basics #058 – Shallow Shad – Jake Herman, Kennesaw, GA

I frequent Lake Allatoona, also known as "the dead sea," I fish there mostly because it is close to home. Then there is the Etowah River that feeds Lake Altoona and leaves to join the Oostanaula River to form...

Icing Cats

by Captain Eddie White Finding and catching channel cats through the ice. Ice fishing for channel catfish is as tough as it sounds. Unless you have spent an adequate amount of time on a lake, reservoir or river it will generally...

Santee’s Winter Blues

 by Monty Hill Testing the cold shallow waters of winter. I have always heard that during the cold of winter the fish go deep. So, during the Fall and Winter months, I have always targeted catfish in the deeper creeks and...