Redtail catfish in Brazil, big cats on light tackle, and pontoon boat catfishing are just a few of the many stories included in this month’s issue of CatfishNow. It has been said that variety is the spice of life and it is definitely available in the sport of catfishing.

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Catfish Connections

As a member of the catfishing community, it saddens me to see the misuse of a public resource as is the case with catfish. Although I live in Florida I buy an annual nonresident fishing license in many states so that I can visit and enjoy the catfishing those states ...
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Pontoon Platforms

by Ron Presley For all weather catfishing in safety and comfort, try a tritoon. Fishing the Waccamaw, Pee Dee and Little Pee Dee Rivers in a 16-foot Triton aluminum boat gave Kelly Goldbolt his early experience as a cat man. When he started fishing the Santee Cooper lakes his preferences ...
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Catfish Basics #047 – Fish the Barges – Terry Rogers, Hooked On Cats Guide Service

 When you just can’t seem to find the cats no matter where you go or what you do–FISH THE BARGES! Barges that are moored along the waterways provide cover and attract an abundance of baitfish. And as everyone knows, if you find the bait, you’ll find the cats. So, when ...
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Catfish Gear #008 — Practical, rugged, and convenient – Driftmaster Fishing Rod Holders

Driftmaster Rod Holders are considered the standard of the industry by many anglers. They are based on years of angler testing on the water and continued improvements in the shop. With models available for all different fishing situations, Driftmaster products enjoy a reputation for excellence in quality, dependability, and service ...
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Pluggin’ the Amazon’s Redtail Catfish

by Larry Larsen Tossing artificials to redtail catfish–the ultimate thrill.             When it comes to “sporty” catfish, there are few species that can exceed the artificial-striking and fighting abilities of the redtail catfish or Pirarara as it is called in Brazil. The huge Amazon Basin is just one of the ...
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Searching for a Personal Best

by Ron Presley Using the right techniques in the right places are the keys to finding your fish of a lifetime.   In reality, every catfishing trip is a search for a personal best (PB). If the angler is in channel cat water the target is usually the biggest channel ...
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Catfish Basics #048 – Fish Shallow – Kevin Davis, Blacks Camp and Santee Cooper Sportsmen TV

In the summer months when there is limited flow through the lakes, most big fish will be caught in 8-15 feet of water. This behavior is not by accident. To survive, fish and other aquatic animals need sufficient levels of dissolved oxygen in the water. When oxygen depletion occurs, the ...
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Light Tackle for Big Cats

by Capt. Richard Simms Smaller tackle always equals more catfish and sometimes it can even mean bigger catfish. It was blazing hot at 2 pm. The temperature was nearing 95 degrees, no breeze and a heat index over 100. The Tennessee River was glassy smooth reflecting just a few puffy ...
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Catfish Profiles in Passion – Kris Flores

by Ron Presley Doing what comes naturally and sharing it with the world. Catfishing is definitely in his blood. He says he’s been addicted to fishing since his first fishing trip. He was just six months old. “My passion for fishing started at a young age,” states Youtuber and catfish ...
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Why We Catfish: A Guest Editorial by Melinda Folsom

Editor’s Note: Melinda and Bryan Folsom are known to their friends as Backwoods Catters. They have a love and a passion for catfishing that is ingrained in their psyche and it is not by accident. Catfishing is how they celebrate holidays and how they enjoy family time together with each ...
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Catfish Calendar

SEPT 14th - 15th CABELA'S KING KAT OHIO RIVER/JEFFERSON IN CLASSIC SEPT 15th CENTRAL MISSOURI CATS FRANKLIN ISLAND CLUB/NIGHT SEPT 15th CHATTAHOOCHEE HILLJACKS HATCHECHUBBEE CREEK NIGHT SEPT 15th CUMBERLAND RIVER CATMAN'S ASSOC. CUMBERLAND TN CLUB SEPT 15th OLD DOMINION CATFISH CLUB HOPEWELL MARINA CLUB SEPT 15th - 16th MICHIGAN CATFISH ...
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CATFISH CONSERVATION -Trophy Catfish for the Future

by Ron Presley Concerned Catfish Anglers Make Trip to Frankfort in Support of Stricter Regulations The struggle is real for long time catfish anglers on the Ohio River. Those anglers who know and love the river for what it was in the past are convinced that the future is bleak ...
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Catfish Clubs

CLUB LINK BIG SIOUX CAT ANGLERS FACEBOOK CABELA'SKING KAT TOURNAMENT TRAIL FACEBOOK CAROLINA ANGLERS TEAM TRAIL C.A.T.T FACEBOOK CATFISH CHASERS TOURNAMENT SERIES FACEBOOK CATFISH CONFERENCE FACEBOOK CATFISH COUNTRY FACEBOOK CATFISH NATION OUTDOORS FACEBOOK CATFISH MAFIA FACEBOOK CATHUNTERS ASSOC. OF THE SOUTH C.A.T.S. FACEBOOK CENTRAL MISSOURI CATS FACEBOOK CENTRAL TEXAS CATFISH ...
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Tournament Results

SOUTHEAST NEBRASKA MO RIVER CATFISH CLUB AUGUST 5th NEBRASKA CITY MARINA 1. Lott/Harris 18.5 2. Miller/Woods 16 3. Bruce/Griggs 13.11 4. Iburg/Iburg 12 5. Blinde/Blinde 7.2 BIG FISH 1. Miller/Woods 16 RED RIVER VALLEY CATFISH LEAGUE AUGUST 8th NORTH LANDING 1. Olson/Olson 32.76 2. Weber/Casmey 30.89 3. Kalt/Stannard 26.91 BIG ...
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