Catfish Connections

This November Issue of CatfishNow focuses on what we are calling the catfish trifecta. Although there are many other named species of catfish, channel cats, flatheads and blue catfish are the main targets of the majority of anglers. With these...

Putting the BIG in TomBIGbee River Flatties

by John N. Felsher A stealthy approach and live bait are keys to successful flathead fishing. From Pickensville, AL, to its confluence with the Alabama River to create the Mobile River north of Mount Vernon, AL, the Tombigbee River doesn’t receive...

B’n’M How To: Don’t Smell Like a Catfish With Capt. Ty Konkle

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

Catfish Basics #051 – Fresh Bait – James “Bink” Fox

Finding fresh bait is key to catfishing success. Two of the main bait fish we use are shad and skipjack, but other fin fish also need to be as fresh as possible for best success. Live shad are popular on...

Catfish Gear #011 — Angler Driven Rods and Accessories – B’n’M Poles

B’n’M knows rods. They have been building them for more than 70 years. They stay current with what anglers want by communicating with a carefully developed pro-staff who advises the company on how to build rods that help everyday...

CFN How To: Rigging Demon Dragons With Capt. Scott Manning

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CRa3cMvwCBY

Catfish Basics #052 – Dust off the Anchor – Wade Kaminski, Warrior Cat Rods, Katfish Clothing, Bluff City Tackle

Late fall is my favorite time of the year to chase blue cats. Looking back through my log books I see this is when I’ve caught my three largest fish. When the water temperature dips below 55 degrees I...

Channel Cats the Kansas Way

by Brent Frazee Fishermen go high-tech to catch giant channel catfish…but old-school ways still work, too. Ask Ty Wolf about why he is so passionate about fishing for channel catfish, and he’ll relate a tale about a dream outing he experienced...

CATFISH CONSERVATION -Trophy Catfish for the Future

Wall of Sound Designed to Stop Invasive Carp in Mississippi Basin FRANKFORT, KY—Researchers will experiment with a riverbed bubbler and sound system as part of the ongoing effort to slow the spread of Asian carp throughout the Mississippi River basin. European...

Trippin’ for Catfish

by Ron Presley Editors Note: Philip Brown is a cat man that loves to travel in search of big catfish. His travels have taught him a thing or two that can be helpful the next time you plan a traveling...