Jan 2021

Catfish Gear #36

Capt. Ty Konkle chooses Driftmaster two position rod holders on his custom rod bar. He sets the B’n’M rods at the 30-degree to suspend or as shown in this...

Catfish Basics #104

Rod and Reel Care – Reel Magic with Ron Presley   Reel Magic is well known for its ability to reduce line memory and increase casting distance. We also know...

Catfish Basics #103

Anchor or Drag in January? with Jimmy Holbrook, Team Slimeline January is a cold month, even in the south. Jimmy Holbrook fishes competitive with his wife Layla as Team Slimeline....

Missouri’s January Trophies

Guide Cody Vannattan knows that winter is prime time for catching big blue catfish at Missouri reservoirs Truman and Lake of the Ozarks.   Dealing with the Winter Blues by...

Brazilian Catfish

The final photo of the trip was also the most memorable: Ian Sulocki (left) and Manasses Aranha posing at sunset with Ian’s 65-pound redtail catfish. (Keith Sutton Photo)   My...

Deep Water Blues

While 2020 was a year of trouble and disappointment, Brian Cabe’s year was a little brighter after being the first of Konkle’s clients to join the 100-pound club. Konkle had...