A GIANT 98 Pound Catfish = New Lake Record

Full Story News Channel 20 Springfield, Il An absolute unit of a flathead catfish was recently pulled from Illinois’ Lake Springfield. An unnamed but experienced looking angler caught this 98-pound flathead catfish while fishing at night on this small central Illinois lake. The mega cat was caught, measured, and then released where it can continue to get thicc and provide …

The South Dakota Catfish State Record Is Up For Grabs!

Now is the time to get your name in the record book! The South Dakota Game, Fish, and Parks recently voided the long-standing channel catfish state record. After years of speculation, the suspicious fish catch has been voided. The previous record was caught by Roy Groves and has been recently identified as a blue catfish by state officials. The voided …

Texas State Record Channel Catfish Or Just A Nice Blue?

According to Fox News: The Texas channel catfish record has been broken…or not? Josh Garcia of Midland, Texas landed a catch of a lifetime while fishing with Michael And Teri’s Little John Fishing Guide Service. The 47-pound catfish was pulled from the North Texas Lake Tawakoni. After bringing the fish aboard , the guide quickly identified catfish species by counting the number …

5 Catfish Safety Tips For Properly Holding Whiskery Fish

Catfish safety is something most anglers don’t think about. However, as fun as they are to catch, catfish can offer a nasty surprise to inexperienced anglers. Their dorsal and pectoral fins each contain a sharp spine, that can make them particularly hard to land, unhook, and release (or keep) if you’re not prepared. Catfish Safety: Look Out For Spines! These …

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Homemade Catfish Bait from Mystery Tackle Box

Catfish have an incredible sense of smell, this ability allows them pick-up on small traces of scent throughout the water and key in on easy meals. Anglers have picked up on this and fishing with strong scented baits have become a popular method to catch fish all year long. We’ve put together our favorite stink bait recipe to help you …

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How To Find And Catch Catfish In Rivers

Catfish make for an interesting target when fishing rivers and streams. These whiskered fish tend to migrate into deep holes during the fall and winter months. They can be found moving upstream or back downstream to their holding lies for the summer months. Catfish not only have good eyesight, but they have an incredible sense of smell they use to …

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Catfish Falls From Sky, Plunks Woman Directly In Face

This week in “wait, what?” is brought you by a woman who was hit in the face by a 5 lb catfish while walking to a casual morning workout class. You read that correctly. This is quite the spin on “catch and release” here from a savage bird who clearly had it in with Lisa. Lisa Lobree of Philadelphia was …

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5 “Secrets” You Need To Know About Catfish Scents

Catfish have thousands of scent receptors all over their bodies, which is why scented bait attracts them so successfully. Whether you prefer to use cut bait, live bait, dough bait, artificial bait, or even catfish lures, scenting for catfish is essential and there are many ways to do it. 1. Make Your Own Catfish Scent Some of the best secret …