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24 09, 2018

Raw Chicken + Catfish Nectar = Tennessee River Success

2018-09-24T14:04:19-07:00

By: Dustin Slinker I’ve spent decades fishing all over North America and grew up catfishing in the Midwest, but I learned something new while targeting catfish in East Tennessee. I learned that fresh, raw, thick-cut, boneless, skinless chicken breast catches catfish, and it may work better than liver, stink baits and other cut baits that [...]

Raw Chicken + Catfish Nectar = Tennessee River Success2018-09-24T14:04:19-07:00
30 08, 2018

Western Pennsylvania Catfish Feeding Aggressively Now

2018-08-31T07:24:54-07:00

By: James Swearingen Now that our Ohio River basin catfish have spawned they are aggressively feeding to prepare for winter. These fish are naturally hungry in late summer and fall and tend to feed for the next few months before their metabolism slows down as the water cools. Now and during the spring is my [...]

Western Pennsylvania Catfish Feeding Aggressively Now2018-08-31T07:24:54-07:00
6 08, 2018

Santee Cooper Cats Biting Even in Sweltering Heat

2018-08-06T15:34:54-07:00

By: Chris Shaffer We had three strikes against us upon arrival to Santee Cooper lakes to target catfish in the heat of summer. The woman who ran the lakeside tackle shop giggled when she told me we were here during the toughest time of year to catch catfish. Strike two: we were on a boat [...]

Santee Cooper Cats Biting Even in Sweltering Heat2018-08-06T15:34:54-07:00
30 07, 2018

Try This Bait: Catch More Catfish

2018-07-30T12:47:31-07:00

By: James Swearingen Chicken and beef liver are soft catfish baits. Almost every time you cast them they tend to fall off the hook. There’s no way to avoid this. Unfortunately, livers are soft, but catfish love them. Livers are two of the best channel catfish baits around. Everyone uses them. Meanwhile, so many times [...]

Try This Bait: Catch More Catfish2018-07-30T12:47:31-07:00