It is almost unbelievable that it is already the middle of February. Don’t let that keep you from going after some really big catfish this time of year. They will bite!!
Catfishing in the cold weather requires a little more preparation and protection. A few things to consider are:
- Bundle up with the proper clothing to match the weather conditions
- Multiple clothing layers will keep body warmth in and the cold out
- A good rain suite which matches the conditions. There are not many on the market that really keep you dry. A new company, Bucknbass, has a new one on the market that I like.
- Head covers such as sock hats and layered hoodies are best. Most body temperature losses occur through our heads, hands, and feet […]
Tips for Finding and Catching Tidal Water Blues
by Ron Presley
Know when to fish the tides and put more cats in the boat.
Tidal water offers certain challenges to trophy catfish anglers. The tides make a difference, especially for the bigger catfish. The James River in Virginia is a case in point. Captain “Big John” Garland describes […]
Lightning Strikes Twice for Trophy Catfishermen
by Richard Simms
All in a day’s work.
Disregard the “lightning” reference in this headline. This story is NOT about lightning in the electric sense. It IS about two incredible fish catches that occurred in one day recently […]
Chilly Weather Cats
by Terry Madewell
An open mind is critical to success in February. Cold water cats are sometimes found in deep water but other times they are shallow.
Chilly weather is a prime time to target blue catfish, but the changing weather fishing patterns of February typically evolve from the consistent January deep-water pattern […]