This month’s issue of CatfishNow highlights a few great cat women in the catfishing community. From young to old they have their own personal stories to tell. Keith Sutton tells the story of Catfish Kay Emmons and her long love affair with catfishing. John N. Felsher brings a Q&A interview with Sandy Flowers that outlines her passion for the outdoors. Ron Presley offers a story featuring what may be the only “sister team” on the tournament trail today. Other lady anglers bring video tips, personal techniques and related stories for you to enjoy and use.

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Catfish Connections

Recently I attended the 2017 ASA ICAST conference in Orlando Florida. This yearly event showcases new products for the upcoming fishing season for all species of fish. This year was not a disappointment. There is new gear for all species of fish, including catfish products. New capabilities in electronics, to ...
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Catfish Sisters

by Ron Presley Fishing for Brother Bear When boat number seven (7) launched at the 2016 Monsters on the Ohio, it marked the first time in history that an all women team had fished the event. Tournament teams are frequently brothers, fathers and sons, husband and wife, or some other ...
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Catfish Basics #021 – Head Hooking – Cindy Herndon

The head portion of any baitfish is usually most folks favorite. It is very durable so it can take multiple strikes. When cut properly, just behind the gill plate, it will retain quite a bit of blood and connective tissues that will last much longer than other select cuts before ...
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Catfish Kay

by Keith “Catfish” Sutton  Hardcore catfish anglers aren’t all men; some women are out there chasing big cats, too. Her friends call her Catfish Kay. Her address is 148 Catfish Cove, Ashdown, Arkansas—a two-minute walk from Lake Millwood. Catfishing, as you might expect, is her passion. “I’m always fishing for ...
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Catfish Profiles in Passion – Vicky Mathenia

by Ron Presley A legacy of catfishing Vicky Mathenia’s love for, and experience with, fishing dates back for as long as she can remember. It started when she was only two-weeks-old. Her parents put her in a wicker basket and took her with them, on a boat, to go fishing ...
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Livewells and Healthy Fish

by Ron Presley As the sport of catfishing grows the importance of adequate livewells grows with it. When catfish are heading for the dinner table it’s no big deal to put them on a stringer or throw them in a cooler. However, the growing movement of selective harvest and Catch-Photo-Release ...
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Sandy Flowers – Experiencing the Outdoors

by John N. Felsher Get on the water and have some fun Born and raised in Milton, FL, Sandy Flowers worked in marketing and modeling since 2007. She appeared on numerous magazine covers and pages. She also appeared at shows, special events and in advertisements. However, she always returned to ...
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Catfish Basics #022 – Leader Size – Brandy Brooks

Brandy primarily fishes the Chattahoochee River, Coosa River, and more recently the Mississippi River for major tournaments. Her tournament partner is Jody Atkins and they fish under the team name of Killer B’s. “We use nothing but 40-pound braid for our mainline,” explained Brandy. “We add a 40-pound mono leader ...
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Catfish, family, and personal bests

by Ron Presley Team work and learning together Madison Atkins is a relative newcomer to catfishing, but you sure wouldn’t know it by looking at her accomplishments. Her mom, Jennifer Blackwell and her stepdad, Paul Blackwell are very proud of what she has accomplished in such a short period of ...
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Callie’s Story

by Ron Presley There is more catfishing in her future Editor’s note: The RigRap Wheel on Catfish Weekly has been the source of many prizes for lucky catfish anglers. When Lyle Stokes spun the wheel on June 12, 2017 the needle landed on the CatfishNow logo and Callie Bowman became ...
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Why We Catfish: A Guest Editorial by Teresa Owenby

Editor’s note: Teresa and Tim Owenby have a passion for catfishing that grew over time and included a conversion for Tim. Now, for the last 12 years, they are catfish tournament partners, fishing tournaments under the name of Catbusters. Tim Owenby was a bass fishermen and he was pretty good ...
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Catfish Clubs – August 2017

BIG CAT QUEST FaceBook KEN FREEMAN BIG SIOUX CAT ANGLERS FaceBook DICK HINRICHSEN CABELA'S KING KAT TOURNAMENT TRAIL FaceBook JEREMY COE CAROLINA ANGLERS TEAM TRAIL C.A.T.T FaceBook BRETT COLLINS CATFISH CHASERS TOURNAMENT SERIES FaceBook DAVID STUDABAKER CATFISH CONFERENCE FaceBook STEVE DOUGLAS CATFISH COUNTRY FaceBook SCOTT WILSON CATFISH MAFIA FaceBook GLEN ...
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Tournament Results – August 2017

TWISTED CAT OUTDOORS JULY 9th WARSAW 1. Josh Swan/Cliff Miller/Caleb Shephard 95.61 2. Calvin Meyer/Annie Myer 73.49 3. Hans Fahnestock/Adam Reinken 43.08 4. Vince Weigand/Daniel Meyer 38.66 5. Ron King/Craig Similar/Buddy 36.62 BIG FISH 1. Josh Swan/Cliff Miller/Caleb Shephard 39.42 RED RIVER VALLEY JULY 9th LAFAVE PARK 1. Brodeur/Novacek 29 ...
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Catfish Calendar August 2017

Aug 19th CABELA'S KING KAT MISSISSIPPI RIVER CLUB Aug 19th CATFISH NATION OUTDOORS FORT WASHINGTON CLUB Aug 19th MADISON CATFISH ANGLERS RISING SUN CLUB Aug 19th OHIO VALLEY CATFISHING NEWBURG LANDING SUMMER SLAM Aug 19th SOUTHWEST OHIO CATFISH TANNERS CREEK OPEN Aug 19th TRI STATE KATS S HAMILTON BLVD BOAT ...
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