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#11730203 - 07/19/16 09:42 AM Match the hatch - catfish ?
fishr3 Offline

Registered: 04/06/03
Posts: 169
Loc: Katy,TX
I took a long walk along Mason creek here in Katy and saw schools of baitfish swirling, swimming, and skimming after the mowers had cut the grass. I saw a few pods of these catfish and several pods of threadfin shad. Has anyone tied a catfish fly. I recall someone saying the bass will hammer these little catfish. I'm thinking a black woolly bugger should work.

Catfish video

#11748349 - 07/29/16 10:06 AM Re: Match the hatch - catfish ? [Re: fishr3]
joebeasley Offline

Registered: 01/13/11
Posts: 494
Loc: Lancaster, TX
Black wooly bugger.
My Fishing Log.
Me on Youtube

#11748414 - 07/29/16 10:25 AM Re: Match the hatch - catfish ? [Re: fishr3]
RonL Offline
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Registered: 07/09/14
Posts: 704
Loc: W.Texas
Was that a Cottonmouth ? I see some stripes on it and those I have seen have not had those stripes .

#11748828 - 07/29/16 02:55 PM Re: Match the hatch - catfish ? [Re: fishr3]
Robert Hunter Offline
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Registered: 06/14/10
Posts: 3850
Helgramight pattern

#11749385 - 07/29/16 08:05 PM Re: Match the hatch - catfish ? [Re: RonL]
Catyakker Offline

Registered: 01/12/12
Posts: 52
Loc: Schertz Tx
Pattern appears to be Red/Yellow (kill a fella) and Black. If so that is one big Coral Snake....not to be messed with.

#11752830 - 08/01/16 09:34 AM Re: Match the hatch - catfish ? [Re: fishr3]
Golfer Jeff Offline

Registered: 01/18/13
Posts: 416
Loc: DFW
Hellgramites x2. Not a Coral snake..... most likely a banded water snake. Its about to shed its skin too.

#11752981 - 08/01/16 10:54 AM Re: Match the hatch - catfish ? [Re: fishr3]
McKinneyLonghorn Online   content
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Registered: 05/31/13
Posts: 822
Loc: McKinney
Thought this was going to be about catching catfish on a fly. In that case I was going to recommend a black woolly bugger, which caught me a 3 pound channel catfish this past Saturday.


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