Advanced at Catfishing

Triple Digit Dandies—Two Blue Cats Over 100 Pounds

Fishing with professional guide Capt. Ty Konkle in the Tennessee River Gorge, Brain Cabe and his son, Woody, recently EACH caught blue catfish weighing more than 100 pounds in one day. To capture any 100-pound-plus catfish is a once-in-a-lifetime occurrence. To catch two in one day defies all odds. (Photos: Capt. Ty Konkle)   Lightning […]

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Catching Fall Catfish on the Move

When fishing rivers, it’s important for catfish anglers to understand movement patterns of the fish they seek. Big blue cats like this Missouri River fish may migrate hundreds of miles as seasons change, making them difficult to pinpoint. (Keith Sutton photo)   Catching Fall Catfish on the Move by Keith “Catfish” Sutton Studying the migration […]

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“The Painted Catfish of South America” by Larry Larsen

The author lifts a big Surubim catfish that grabbed his 7-inch, hard plastic minnowbait.   “The Painted Catfish of South America” by Larry Larsen The most beautiful catfish in South America are formidable, resemble a painted canvas, and readily strike lures!   My partner and I were taking a break from casting in the 95-degree […]

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Tournament Tales- Building My Own Tournament

by Brad Durick My catfish tournament, its unique format, and things that pop up. Putting on a great catfish tournament is not as easy as many think. Just finding a date and throwing together a group of anglers is not a real tournament. A real tournament is a well thought out, well-oiled machine. To truly […]

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Tournament Planning

by Ron Presley Winter tournaments continue to grow in popularity. The First Annual Reindeer Catfish Games took place out of Lexington Riverfront Park, Lexington, Missouri on December 8. 2018. As the name implies, a Second Annual tournament should follow. In fact, that is exactly what Alex Nagy and Tim Berger have planned. Nagy is the […]

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Rule of 4 Catfishing

by Brad Durick Making bad days not as bad Catfishing is a sport where anglers of all levels try to accomplish the same objective. They are out to catch fish, and usually the biggest fish they can. Over the past few years research has been conducted on how weather and water conditions affect catfish. The […]

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Advanced techniques for BIG RIVER catfish with Jason and Daryl Masingale

MRM ANGLER ROUNDUP – 2017 The 2017 Mississippi River Monsters tournament in Memphis will feature prominent anglers and tournament teams in a series of catfish seminars. The Friday afternoon event promises to provide more catfishing information in four hours than an individual could accumulate in years of fishing on their own. One of the distinguishing […]

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