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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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Latest Activity: Jan 20, 2018
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 John Sheehan Nov 21, 2017.
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.
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 Leo Nguyen Sep 13, 2017.
Started by John Sheehan Sep 10, 2017.
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:
Looks like even the kitties are active in the freezing temperature. Hunger drives the body.
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'.
Carl I guess what ever Circle hook size,would compare with a #1 Baitholder hook which is what I've been using.
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!
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 ??
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.
Unbelievable heads on these guys!
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 .
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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