Catfish Connections

The Catfish Now digital magazine is a true award-winning production by our wonderful editor, Ron Presley and our first-class writers who contribute regularly. Our mission is to publish timely how-to content based on the month published for all types...

Living and Loving an Outdoor Lifestyle

by Ron Presley  Sharpies are part of an active outdoor culture. Devin Whidden is a fifth-generation local of Glades County, FL. He is a prime example of what growing up with outdoors traditions is all about. “My family moved and settled...

Catfish Basics #045 – Check Deep in August – Mark Blauvelt, B’n’M Poles

Late summer channels cats can be tough, but on lakes it’s the time of year when all fish are done spawning close to the banks and now are moving back out into deeper water. They are following the bait...

B’n’M How To: Cutting Skipjack for Catfish With Brian Barton B’n’M Poles

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E_zW7n2bCKo

Red River of the North: World’s Best Fishing for Giant Channel Cats

by Keith “Catfish” Sutton No place on earth produces more 20- to 40-pound channel cats than the Red River of the North in Manitoba, Canada. Considering I’ve been on literally hundreds of bodies of water on this continent during more than...

CFN How To: Preparing the Boat With Natalie Brooke Wilbanks B’n’M Poles

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Q4e5RAFvM8

Catfish Gear #007 — The Original RodSox

Taking care of their fishing rods is one of the most important things an angler can do. The new Original Rod Sox will help you do just that. Rod protecting covers are made from the highest quality material available...

Bounding Back on River Ledges

by Wesley Mann Knowing where to look and how to catch trophy catfish. I first started seeking out the trophy catfish in the productive waters of Tennessee about four years ago. More specifically I was probing the waters of the Cumberland...

Catfish Basics #046 – Soft Bite Solution – Danny Sapp, Fat Boy Custom Rods

Channel cats begin to develop more aggressive eating patterns by August. Anglers can target them both day and night and expect good success. Finding the channel cats will depend on water conditions, but I concentrate on channel ledges and/or the...

Spooning Forked Tails

by John N. Felsher Accept the challenge and spoon–feed some channel cats. Although channel catfish typically act like scavengers scouring the bottom for any morsels that might taste good, all catfish prey upon live creatures like small baitfish, frogs, insects, crawfish,...