An easy way to catch catfish in the spring is on a setline and every year about this time I start to get the itch. I don't know exactly what causes it. No I don't mean a physical itch. It's something that triggers a sensation inside my inner most being.
Why my absolute favorite fishing spots are farm ponds.
Most people fish to catch fish of size, and keep track of how big their biggest fish has been. I do that too, but I also keep track of how many different types of fish I catch.
This is part 4 in a series on fishing rigs. The Lindy Rig is perhaps the most versatile of the fishing rigs. Learn all the parts of the Lindy Rig, learn how to tie it, bait it, and how to fish with it.
This is part 2 in a series on fishing rigs. The Carolina Rig is most helpful when fishing brush and downward slopes. Learn all the parts of the Carolina Rig. Learn how to tie it, bait it, and how to fish with it.
Yeah, Nebraska does have some big catfish, and you can see them by checking out the catfish tournament video!
This is part 1 in a series on fishing rigs. The Texas Rig works best when you have many pockets on the bottom with few rocks. Learn all the parts of the Texas Rig, learn how to tie it, bait it, and how to fish with it.
When fishing at night on a boat, try using a jig or a Lindy Rig while drifting across the width of the lake instead jumping from hole to hole.
Think you could catch more fish if you had a boat? Daniel Nielsen dives into fishing tutorials from the shore. Might make you think again who has the advantage. Daniel makes the shoreline fisherman think twice before randomly selecting any lure. Learn how to pick the best lure, tie better knots, and catch just about any fish from the shore.
"The giant catfish, believed to be the largest freshwater fish ever found, was caught along the Mekong River, home to more species of massive fish than any river on Earth."
This story is a bit old, but for those who had not heard of the record catfish caught in the Mississippi River, it is quite amazing.
Chumming is normally thought of as strictly a saltwater phenomen. But this art is making drastic inroads in freshwater fishing practice. And the results are often pretty spectacular...
The nights and evenings of summer peak are wondrous to behold. Moderate temperatures, brilliant sunsets, hushed breezes. All perfect accompanments to the catfish phenomonon that is sweeping through the state for a few weeks or more now.