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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, 2019.

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, 2019.

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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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:

Comment by Allen Morgan on September 9, 2017 at 7:22pm

That looks like a "Black Bullhead" to me!  I thought White Catfish were almost completely white?  I've got a book that explains the differences, somewhere.....  Hope I didn't loose it in the move up here to MI.

Comment by John Sheehan on September 9, 2017 at 9:16am

I am now convinced its a White Catfish because of its huge head and White Chin Barbels

Comment by John Sheehan on September 9, 2017 at 9:09am

I am now wondering if this is a White Catfish NOT a Channel Catfish I have been calling it .

Comment by John Sheehan on September 9, 2017 at 5:58am

I 've been missing a lot of fish but found that when using hot  dog pieces for BHeads and Ccats the white perch are pecking away at the bait and tearing off the hook .

Comment by John Sheehan on September 4, 2017 at 7:49am

Yesterday the 8 Fish  caught all took frozen Chicken Livers over Hotdogs .They are getting more expensive taste it seems . 5 Brown Bullheads ,2 Yellow Bullheads ,1Channel Cat. Painted Turtle took the hot Dog Chunk. BFOD :13" 1#8oz. Yellow Bullhead

Comment by John Sheehan on September 4, 2017 at 6:57am

Incredible prices on Hooks there Allen!

 

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