Catfish Blog

Bank Fishing Tips And Tricks

Trophy catfish can be caught from the banks as well. Seriously,  we have seen it.   New high dollar SeaArk, Trackers, and Storm Cat boats come with high dollar fuel and maintenance bills.  You don’t need all that headache to catch trophy catfish.  Bank fishing is a effective, easy, and relaxing experience.  Here are a few […]

Rigs For Catfishing

Here is a list of catfish rigs and how to effectively use them. The first rig and one of our favorites is the Santee Cooper rig. You will need the following. Main line  Sinker sliders  Bead Stops Swivels Leader Line Hook of your choice Sinker Peg float or Mayhem Rattling Line Float To tie the Santee […]


It all started with a phone call at the last minute on Friday evening from my Uncle Chad. Hey, let’s go fishing! Like always without any hesitation I said “YOU KNOW IM DOWN!!!” The water levels were extremely low all around us so we decided to make the trip down to the Mississippi River. I […]

Perseverance on Clinton Lake

Lets talk about a waiting game.  I tried all year long to catch my first flat head on Clinton Lake here in Illinois and let me tell you it was a fun fight!   Three of us went out one afternoon and as always I had a pole setup for a bobber rig with a 7/0 […]

When a snag turns into a MONSTER while drifting!

When a snag turns into a MONSTER while drifting! You can’t make this story up!  Short version of how this catch went down. I had just looked at the fish finder and realized there was a lot of structure off on my side of the boat. I told my buddy well i’m about to lose […]