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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 …

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How To Hold A Catfish Properly And Safely

As fun as they are to catch, catfish can offer a nasty surprise to inexperienced anglers. We’ve already covered their failed attempt to take down one of our MTB Comrades. 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. These spines (in …

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Catfishing In Lakes: Bait, Tackle, and Location

Many factors play into catfishing success on lakes, including the water level, barometric pressure, water temperature, and the time of year. Whether you prefer to fish from the bank or from a boat, adopting a few basic strategies when it comes to catfishing on lakes will up your chances of success. Catfishing Tackle One of the easiest catfish rigs to …

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3 Places To Look For Catfish This Spring

Spring rains bring high and warming water to much of the country every year. For anglers, it can be a time of feast or famine – you’ll catch the snot out of them one day, and be left scratching your head the next. Places to look for catfish can be particularly tough to find in the spring, as they tend to …