Driftwood Outdoors: To land monster catfish, try big rivers during fall




Catfish are common across the country. Farm ponds are usually full of them, and just about every creek you cross has a healthy population.

For monster catfish, though, and we are talking about those weighing over 20 pounds, big rivers are where to find them, and fall is the best time of year to catch a real trophy.

Captain Ryan Casey operates a guide service on the Mississippi River called Show Me Catfishing. He said, “Fall is a great time to target big blue cats on the mighty Mississippi River.

“This time of year the big fish are feeding up before they hole up for winter.”

This story appears in the print edition of Daily Journal. Subscribers can read the entire story online by signing in here or in our e-Edition by clicking here.

comments powered by Disqus

All content copyright ©2014 Daily Journal, a division of Home News Enterprises unless otherwise noted.
All rights reserved. Click here to read our privacy policy.