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Bass fishing and this guy showed up #13546973 05/06/20 03:28 AM
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7lb catfish, but never seen a black catfish before. Thought I had a nice bass there for a 2nd. He hit a square bill bouncing it off the rocks. [Linked Image]

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Re: Bass fishing and this guy showed up [Re: Greg W] #13546987 05/06/20 03:42 AM
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Yellow cat

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It is spawning time for the catfish. They will hit a moving bait this time of year.

Re: Bass fishing and this guy showed up [Re: Greg W] #13547105 05/06/20 12:10 PM
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I’ve been catching some nice cats while bass fishing.
This is two different trips a week apart.
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Almost looks like a Mudcat.


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It is a flathead catfish (pylodictis olivaris). Flathead catfish are called by different common names all over the country. They like sunfish and sometimes crankbaits. roflmao

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They also like white spinnerbaits! And the bigger ones will straighten out the wire.

Re: Bass fishing and this guy showed up [Re: Greg W] #13547206 05/06/20 01:16 PM
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Nice Greg!! Cats will def bite a crankbait! My tourney partner and I were fishing a tourney at Cedar Creek years ago throwing bandits around docks. He hooks what we think is a double digit bass that takes off (luckily) out from under the dock to deeper water. 10 minutes later we haul out a 40 lb + yellow cat. The people at the dock were hooting and hollering the whole time we were trying to get it into the net! LOL! What a rodeo!


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In the summer if you are throwing a spinner or crankbait on Tawakoni all day you are going to catch a catfish.

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I caught a 40lb yellow on a rattle trap one afternoon.

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It is a Flat head catfish locals call it yellow cat. same fish

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Caught two on Falcon last week during a shad spawn on a squarebill. Slime all over my line.

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I’ve done that on Roberts a bunch bouncing a squarebill off rocks... you think you hooked a tank then it starts to roll and you know...


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I think just about every bass angler has lucked into catfish a time or two.

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Last year during the Sam Rayburn fall shootout my dad and I were fishing brushpiles. I tossed out a 10" worm and felt a good thump, when I set the hook I started telling my dad big un get the net, ended up being 15 pound yellow cat.


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