Catfish Conservation

The CatMasters at Caruthersville: How They Fished

  Long, Jones, and Wilkinson Win The CatMasters at Caruthersville More than 5,350 pounds of catfish were caught by 214 anglers. Hosted by Grizzly Jigs, 214 anglers on 88 teams from 19 states kicked off The CatMasters 2021 season on the Big Muddy out of Caruthersville, MO. Day one was characterized by a hot day […]

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Twisted Cat Outdoors at Cape Girardeau, MO-How They Fished

Benningfield, Cress, and Morris Take Win at Twisted Cat Outdoors Big Fish went to Bradley Monnig, Rachael Monnig & Briar Hoffman at 65.77 pounds Sixty-one teams traveled from several states to Cape Girardeau, MO to fish the Twisted Cat Outdoors tournament trail event. The Mississippi River normally produces some nice fish and it did not […]

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USSA Continues Youth Program in Tennessee-Nobody Left Behind

In less than a week, two programs make catfish memories for kids. United Special Sportsman Alliance, Inc. (USSA) is an all-volunteer 501(c)(3) non-profit wish-granting charity. The organization utilizes volunteers to take critically ill and disabled children and disabled veterans on outdoor adventures. They match up well with the catfish community because of their willingness to […]

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Catwomen and Guides

Shrinking the Gender Gap by Ron Presley Successful trips with guides results in women hooked on catfishing.   As the popularity of catfishing rises, women participating in the sport are increasing too. Catfishing may even be leading the way as more and more women join their male counterparts on the bank and in the boats. […]

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Shrinking the Gender Gap

Brooke Mayfield shows off a trophy blue caught fishing one of the many tournaments she fished with her Dad, Chad Mayfield (left), and friend, Jeff Helms (right). (Contributed Photo)   Catfish Girls – Brittany and Brooke by Richard Simms   “My Dad always tried to take me fishing but I would never go. I would […]

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3 Trophy Cat Destinations for Ladies

Capt. Terry Rogers and his client with a 63-pound blue catfish on the Ohio River.   Targeting Trophy Catfish in the Ohio, Kentucky, and Tennessee Region by Anietra Hamper What Lady Catfish Anglers Can Find by Fishing the Ohio, Cumberland, and Tennessee Rivers   There’s more that connects Ohio, Kentucky, and Tennessee besides state borders. […]

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Catfish Basics #115

Always Prepare with Joni Taylor The sport of catfishing is amazing in the way it brings so many people together. Personally, I enjoy the sport for the quality time that I get to spend with friends and family. It’s all fun and games until I either get cold, hungry, or start getting eaten by the […]

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Catfish Basics #116

“PAPA” with Joelina Long Huffman I use the phrase “PAPA” to remind me of a few simple things that help me put fish in the boat. It is a little memory trick that helps me get the most out of my fishing efforts. Sometimes it is the little things that make a difference and “PAPA” […]

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Catfish Gear #42 – Fish Hard Industries

Fish Hard Industries – The Solution Company From the very beginning, FHI had a lady’s touch. Since its beginning in 2017, Fish Hard Industries has become a common name among the catfish community. Founders Eddie and Ann White are more than product vendors, they are tournament anglers, tournament producers, and general supporters of the catfish […]

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