Catfish stand out in the winter as predators. Here’s how to target blue catfish and channel catfish in Mississippi waters for great winter action.
Don’t give up on catfish in the winter. Blues, flatheads and channels will all bite, if you change tactics to account for the cold weather.
Robert “Kud” Stevenson of Tallulah, La., shares the steps to making his homemade catfish stink bait recipe.
The hands-down favorite bait for catfishing on the Mississippi River is skipjack herring. Herring are usually plentiful but get harder to find when winter rolls around.
Back trolling is a good technique for putting catfish in the boat, and with the right tools it is a pretty easy procedure.
Derek Logan’s method of cleaning giant catfish — those over 25 pounds — produces beautiful chunks of boneless, snow-white meat.
Using the old oxbow Tunica Lake as a base, Mississippi River fishermen have a sure bet on cold-water catfish action.
In Bolivar County, a man known as Radish shares his secrets to producing giant Missisippi River blue catfish.
Local expert Joey Pounders gives the 411 on how and where to catch catfish at Columbus Lake on the Tenn-Tom Waterway.
Big catfish don’t disappear when water temperatures plummet, and this longtime Pickwick Lake guide knows exactly where and how to catch them.