Got my catfishing gear salty the past couple days and caught this 34 1/2 inch bull red. Weighed in at 15 lbs 14 oz. Put up one heck of a fight. It was a blast! ...more Getting ready for the next FS meet up!
Anchored up in some timber next to a creek channel targeting blue cats. Had a decent takedown and figured we had a good blue and ended up being this guy. Weighed ...more in at 6 lbs. Gear: Abu Garcia 6000, Pro Angler Tackle rod, 65 lb braid, and an 8/0 Gamakatsu circle hook.
Details: Flathead Catfish with a Palm sized bluegill
Abu Garcia 6500 C3, ugly stik tiger rod, 65 lb braid main line, 40 lb mono leader. This guy hit the bluegill like a freight train. I'm guessing 40 ish lbs. I'm ...more 6 ft 220 lbs so feel free to guess. My personal best by a long shot!