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Drift Socks 101: What Is A Drift Sock and How To Use Them

Drift Socks 101

Drift fishing can be a very effective catfishing technique for targeting blue catfish and channel catfish. Like other techniques, it has a time and a place and certainly can be more effective at certain times of the year. For the beginning angler drift fishing is an excellent way to get on the water and start […]

Channel Catfish Hooks – The Simple Guide To Hook Selection

Channel Catfish Hooks

When fishing for channel catfish I focus on catching numbers of fish. In most areas of the United States, this will be the best option. There are fisheries that have excellent numbers of larger channel catfish but they are limited and most anglers that decide to target big fish target blue or flathead catfish. Most […]

Flathead Catfish With Robby Robinson [CR EP 36]

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download Catfishing Radio is back with the first episode in Season 3 of the Catfishing Radio show. It’s been a long break since September of 2012 when we did Episode 35 Kayak Fishing 101 with Shane Davies. In this show I cover what’s been going on since the break […]

DIY Shallow Water Anchor

DIY Shallow Water Anchor

Close to ten or maybe even twelve years ago I was fishing for shallow water blue catfish on Lake Lewisville with my good friend Benny Roberts of Sure Shot Catfish Punch Bait and he introduced me to the world of shallow water anchors (or what some people refer to as “portable  trees”). Benny would take […]

The Best Of Learn To Catch Catfish In 2012

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Learn To Catch Catfish has been around for a few years now, and developed a few traditions during that time. One of them is that every year, just around the time when you wondered if your relatives were ever going home, I slip in a “Best of Learn To Catch Catfish” post right before New […]

Winter Catfishing Action Video

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With the holidays approaching I have not been posting much. I’m still working on a tremendous amount of content that I’ll be sharing with the Catfishing Secrets mailing list in the very near future. I’ve finished two ebooks that will be given away to the email subscribers. The first of these books is on catfish […]

Shad Trawl Facts: Is A Shad Trawl Right For You?

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I’ve had a number of shad trawl emails here in the past few weeks through the “ask a question” page from readers of the Learn To Catch Catfish website. The general theme of these emails is people wanting to know what a shad trawl is, how it works, and if it is something they should […]

The “State Of The Catfish” Address – October 2012

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I’ve been getting a lot of emails over the past few days from people wanting to know: If I am OK. What’s going on with the website, is it going away Why I have not been posting as frequently as “usual” Why there have not been any recent Catfishing Radio episodes What the heck is […]

Three Must Have Items For The Boat Catfish Angler

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  Last week I covered Five Rookie Catfishing Mistakes and talked in depth about not getting obsessed with shiny new things and having tons of new rods and reels and other catfish tackle. Your tackle and gear does not catch fish, learning how to pattern fish and get your baits in front of them consistently […]

The New Look Of Learn To Catch Catfish

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You hopefully noticed in the past few days that Learn To Catch Catfish looks totally different. I have been working behind the scenes for several weeks on a bold new look for the Learn To Catch Catfish website. When I started the site (over two years) I started with the easiest (and cheapest) options I […]

Kayak Fishing 101 With Shane Davies [CR EP 35]

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download Kayak fishing 101 is the main topic of this weeks episode of Catfishing Radio with guest Shane Davies of River Run Guide Service. Shane is a Kayak fishing expert and shares some of his knowledge on kayak fishing, safety, and what to look for when purchasing a kayak […]

Ohio River Catfish with Captain Paul Willett [CR EP 34]

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download In this weeks Catfishing Radio podcast we head out to the Ohio River near Henderson Kentucky and talk with Captain Paul Willett of Camo Fish Guide Service. Captain Paul Willett is based in Henderson Kentucky and fishes the stretch of the Ohio River in that area, and definitely […]