Catfish Connections

Winter catfishing has been exceptionally good. Personal best after personal best have been logged by anglers all over the country. In one case a state record weight flathead was caught through the ice but not certified because the angler...

How Team Baldwin Won $25,000 at Possum Kingdom Catmasters Tournament

by Ron Presley Making the right decisions at the right time. Catfish tournament payouts continue to grow. The 2018 Possum Kingdom Catmasters tournament got the catfishing world’s attention last year with their guaranteed top spot payout on Possum Kingdom Lake. One-hundred...

B’n’M How To Burping a Catfish with Mark Blauvelt

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Catfish Gear #014 — Hooker’s Terminal Tackle—Portable Digital Scale

James N. Arwood had a dream of making his own hooks. Beginning with several top selling fish hooks, he began studying them with the idea of making them better. At first, he used his creations himself and later gave...

Catfish Basics #059 – Sinker Safety – Robert Scott Sr., Clarksville, TN

There are a few essential elements of making your own sinkers. First and foremost, molten lead is dangerous, so always think safety first. Trust me, you want to wear boots, not flip flops. Good eye protection is also a...

Tournament Tales- Building My Own Tournament

by Brad Durick My catfish tournament, its unique format, and things that pop up. Putting on a great catfish tournament is not as easy as many think. Just finding a date and throwing together a group of anglers is not a...

CFN How To Rod Threading Device with Joey Pounders and Jeff Dodd

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Catfish Basics #060 – Never Compromise Bait – Larry Muse, Corinth, MS

Successful tournament anglers go to all extremes to get their bait and they should. Well known tournament angler, Larry Muse, puts fresh bait at the very top of the list when it comes to tournament success. It is not...

Chick Fight 2019 – A Catfish Tournament for the Ladies

Wheeler Lake in Alabama will host the first Chick Fight. Chick Fight is a catfish tournament for lady catfish anglers. As the sport of catfishing grows, so grows the number of women participating. This tournament will give women catfish anglers...

Tournament Planning

by Ron Presley Winter tournaments continue to grow in popularity. The First Annual Reindeer Catfish Games took place out of Lexington Riverfront Park, Lexington, Missouri on December 8. 2018. As the name implies, a Second Annual tournament should follow. In fact,...