This month’s issue of CatfishNow has articles related to catching catfish in the summer. This is one of the least favorite times for many catfish anglers, but you can still put some good fish in the boat. Ron Presley reports on summer flatheads, while Keith “Catfish” Sutton takes on summer blues. Brad Durick takes us to the north county were he will help you catch some summer channel cats.

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Catfish Connections: June 2017

Summer is almost upon us and maybe we will finally get some “normal” weather.  This past winter and spring has been anything but “normal”.  All species of fish are mixed up as to when to spawn and the seasonal fishing pattern they should be following.  Major floods, temperature extremes, both ...
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Finding Summer Flatties

by Ron Presley Daytime strategies that produce trophy flatheads His personal best (PB) 77-pound flathead came at two o’clock in the afternoon, so he knows that trophy catfish can be caught during daylight hours. Joey Pounders is a B’n’M prostaff angler from Caledonia, MS. He claims the Buttahatchee River, a ...
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Catfish Basics #017 – Find the Oxygen – Larry Muse

There is nothing that is totally consistent, all the time, with catfishing. There is some stuff that is pretty regular, but there are plenty more things that are different all the time. Different pools of water and different locations change variables often, and I think that makes a lot of ...
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BnM How To with Hunter Jones

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Drift-fishing: An Ideal Tactic for Summer’s Blue Catfish

By Keith “Catfish” Sutton Get off your duff and get moving. To catch summer blue cats, drift-fishing beats sitting on the bank. Most catfish anglers are “sit-and-wait” types. They find a shady spot on the bank where they can toss out a bottom rig, lean their rod against a forked ...
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Catfish Profiles in Passion – Zakk Royce

by Ron Presley Making memories that last a lifetime Zakk Royce developed his interest in catfishing on the banks of the Meherrin River in North Carolina, fishing with his dad. He credits his great grandad for passing the passion for fishing on to his dad, and his dad on to ...
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CatfishNow How to with Joey Pounders

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Pay Lakes – One Man’s Perspective

by Chris Lanham Talk about opening a can of worms. Lol. I could write a whole dissertation on the pros and cons of pay lakes. If you talk about farm raised channel cat lakes, I love them. There are, however, a lot of ethical concerns regarding trophy lakes, but at ...
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Conquering the Channel Catfish Spawn

by Brad Durick Catching channel cats, even during the dreaded spawn One thing that many hardcore catfish anglers notice is the lack of people fishing when the spawn is in full swing. In some areas of the country it is like someone flipped a switch turning off the anglers who ...
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Catfish Basics #018 – Float Rigs – Capt. Brian Barton

Capt. Brian Barton  (www.brianbartonoutdoors.com ) often fishes his home waters of Wilson Lake with a float rig. There are many variations of these rigs used by anglers, but Barton has settled on the one that has given him the most success, one that provides sound and visual attraction to his ...
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Fishing’s Future Contest Starts June 3

by Shane Wilson Teaching kids the importance of Catch-Photo-Release The fourth annual Fishing’s Future National Youth Catch-Photo-Release Contest began June 3, 2017. The total value of the grand prize package is more than $9,600 and it will be awarded to a young angler after the conclusion of the contest on ...
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The Path to Catfish Glory

by Ron Presley The Catfish Weekly National Championship There are plenty of tournament catfish teams that would cherish the opportunity to be called the National Catfish Champions. That opportunity has become a reality with the creation of the Catfish Weekly National Championship Tournament. The brainchild of this event, Lyle Stokes, ...
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Why We Catfish: A Guest Editorial by Justin Conner and Tabitha Linville

Editor’s note: Justin Conner and Tabitha Linville have made catfishing a part of their everyday life. They live in West Virginia where their home waters are the Kanawha and Ohio rivers. They have a passion for catfishing and it’s growing. They are partners in The Catfishing Duo Guide Service (304-972-58030) ...
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Catfish Clubs June 2017

BIG CAT QUEST https://www.facebook.com/Big-Cat-Quest-332267373504337/ KEN FREEMAN BIG SIOUX CAT ANGLERS https://www.facebook.com/BigSiouxCatAnglers/ DICK HINRICHSEN 712-490-6392 CABELA'SKING KAT TOURNAMENT TRAIL https://www.facebook.com/kingkatusa/ JEREMY COE (270)804-5012 CAROLINA ANGLERS TEAM TRAIL C.A.T.T https://www.facebook.com/CATT-236924475174/ BRETT COLLINS(803)413-7521 CATFISH CHASERS TOURNAMENT SERIES https://www.facebook.com/Catfish-Chasers-Tournament-Series-new-812684202126860/ David Studebaker/785-289-0007 CATFISH CONFERENCE https://www.facebook.com/CatfishConference/ STEVE DOUGLAS CATFISH COUNTRY https://www.facebook.com/catfishcountry/ CATFISH MAFIA https://www.facebook.com/catfishmafiatournamentseries/ CATFISH NATION ...
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Tournament Results June 2017

RED RIVER VALLEY MAY 10th NORTH LANDING 1. Jason  Kalt/Phil Jeffery 41.6 2. Charlie Engen/Aaron Kroetsch 41.4 BIG FISH 1. Lunski/Gudajtes 5.2 CABELA'S KING KAT MAY 13th OHIO/KANAWHA RIVERS 1. Rodney Harrison/Kim Bailey 97.68 2. Chris Rhodes/Chris Hatfield 74.14 3. Chad Ord/Jeff Rous II 68.04 4. Willie Smith/Nick Anderson 61.74 ...
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Catfish Calendar June 2017

JUNE 17th CATFISH NATION OUTDOORS DARGON CLUB JUNE 17th GETNHOOKED KAW CLUB/NIGHT JUNE 17th WICKED WHISKERS SOUTH SIOUX CITY CLUB/NIGHT JUNE 18th TWISTED CAT OUTDOORS CANTON JACK & JILL JUNE 18th WHISKEY CITY SCHMIDT RAMP CLUB JUNE 24th CABELA'S KING KAT DELAWARE RIVER CLUB JUNE 24th CATFISH COUNTRY TANNERS CREEK ...
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