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A group for bullhead lovers. Since bullhead aren't likely to have their own website anytime soon, let's give "bullies" some love!

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Various accessory gear 8 Replies

I carry a *wide* range of stuff to chase Catfish with.  Here's a few pics to give you an idea.…Continue

Started by Allen Morgan. Last reply by Allen Morgan Jul 26.

Hooks 10 Replies

Here are the hooks I typically use for Catfish.  I carry a range of sizes, and different types of hooks, but these are the hooks I seem to always fall back on.…Continue

Started by Allen Morgan. Last reply by John Sheehan Jul 23.

Various Rigs 5 Replies

The following pics are the various rigs I use to catch Catfish.My basic bottom rig.  It…Continue

Started by Allen Morgan. Last reply by John Sheehan Sep 14, 2017.

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BAIT RECIPES:…Continue

Started by John Sheehan Sep 10, 2017.

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Comment by John Sheehan on January 20, 2018 at 8:06am

Three on this occasion Leo .That's unusual from my experience! I got a small Brown Bullhead in addition to this White Cat and my nephew got a small Channel Cat or perhaps it was a Brown Bullhead. Here's my lil' Bully:

Comment by Leo Nguyen on January 11, 2018 at 7:57am

Looks like even the kitties are active in the freezing temperature. Hunger drives the body.

Comment by John Sheehan on January 11, 2018 at 7:54am

Bullheads and Catfish through the ice?  I have only caught three .Everyone was on a Fathead Minnow . This 17" White Catfish took a Fathead tipped 64th oz. Jig  I got him on a light rod Jigging a hole at 12'.

Comment by John Sheehan on November 21, 2017 at 3:16pm

Carl I guess what ever Circle hook size,would compare with a #1 Baitholder  hook which is what I've been using.

Comment by John Sheehan on November 21, 2017 at 2:47pm

NOT TERRIBLY FAR FROM ME: NY Record :White Catfish 10 lb. 5 oz. 25.5 Joe Silicato Jig & Cut Bait New Croton Reservoir, Westchester Co. 5/17/98....Twice as big as my largest!

Comment by carl hendrix on September 19, 2017 at 2:15pm

JOHN;; HAVE YO UFOUND ANY CIRCLE HOOKS YET ?  WAS WONDERING; ON WHAT SIZE MIGHT BE GOOD FOR KITTIE FISH....  SIZE;; 3 ?? OR MAYBE A SIZE 4 ??

Comment by Allen Morgan on September 10, 2017 at 12:17pm

Ok, my bad.  I've never actually seen one.  Just read about them, and thought they were almost completely white.

I do know that Blue Catfish, in deep and/or muddy water, will often be almost completely white, but when they are in shallow and/or clear water, will darken up to a deep slate blue color.

Comment by John Sheehan on September 10, 2017 at 7:08am

Unbelievable heads on these guys!

Comment by John Sheehan on September 10, 2017 at 7:07am

Allen , what part of the Country did you see "almost cmpletely white" White Catfish ? Dick Tabbert from Ohio said the same thing but this fish is a stocker living downthe road here in New Jersey .We all know color varies in regions and different waters .

Comment by John Sheehan on September 10, 2017 at 7:05am

 Allen:Black Bullhead has black Barbels .This one has creamy white Barbels as you can see in the pic..

http://identifyfish.blogspot.com/2010/11/white-catfish-ameiurus-cat... . "Big Head ,Squat Body , White chin Barbels .  ,slightly forked Tail. olive gray or slate gray on the head and bluish gray or slate gray on its back and sides, tapering to a white belly."

Here's a smaller  17 " White Catfish I caught in the same spot Yesterday .It grabbed a Hot Dog Chunk:

 

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Most Of The Crappie Were This Size

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Most Of The Crappie Were This Size

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Flier Features

"Very good question John......I most often use a 1.32 ounce jig and catch alot of fliers on this…"
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Side Profile Flier.......Open Mouth

Good perspective of the mouth.....larger than a bluegill's and smaller than a Crappie////
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Side Profile Flier.....10/19/2019

"How does the Mouth size on a Flier compare to a Bluegill?"
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Also Had (20) Solid Fliers At The Party........

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Also Had (20) Solid Fliers At The Party........

"that is a solid looking fish ,you're right!"
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"Great Fall weather ahead of the approaching Tropical Storm.....over 100 tidal crappie and several other sunfish species.......Alot of fun!"
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My Kitty Cat Supper 10/18/19

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