I have no idea how much it weighed, maybe 40 lbs. I was mostly concerned with returning the specimen to the water safely.
This was my latest trip before Hurricane Nate hit.
Trolling and drifting for bluegill is a great way to get bait for catfish angling.
I broke out the fly rod when I found my old Philipson 6/7 wt fiberglass fly rod. Fiberglass is my favorite fishing rod materials. It’s tough. Graphite is too brittle.
The flood plains of the Black Warrior River produce smaller fish than the upper portions. I’m not sure why.
Starting to stock the freezer, fellas! Jug line s are a great way to get a lots of catfish fast. Follow your local rules and regulations.
Down on the plains of the Black Warrior River, Damon tries to catch blue and channel catfish on jugs.
Sent is very important when fishing. Wash your hands before you go out.
Here’s how I approach catfish angling.
Considering all my options, Champion Power Equipment’s 196cc replacement engines was the best choice in getting reliable durable power back on the river.