Catfish

6-year-old lands 71-pound catfish on Pee Dee River

Six-year-old Lindsey Edge of Laurel Hill, N.C. caught a 71-pound blue catfish on May 10 at the base of the Blewett Falls Dam in the Pee Dee River at Norwood, N.C. Few anglers ever catch or even see a fish this big in person. But, it happened for Edge, who spends many hours with her father, Ira Edge on the water every year.  […]

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8-year-old angler catches 100-pound catfish at Kerr Lake

On a spring break outing, H.R. Carver of Roxboro, NC, along with his sons Jack and Sam, set out to enjoy all that Kerr Lake had to offer — a rented cabin, hiking, and a guided fishing trip with Austin Sartin of Burlington, NC. Such adventures often create memories that last a lifetime, and this was no exception. Eight-year-old Sam caught a 100-pound blue catfish.  […]

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Hanahan angler shatters SC flathead catfish state record

Paul Daniels and his wife Janet, of Hanahan, S.C. decided to catch a few blue catfish for dinner after church on Feb. 11 in the Cooper River. But 30 minutes into the fishing trip, Daniels’ task for the day quickly changed into searching for a certified scale after his wife helped him lift a big flathead catfish — the new South Carolina state record — into his boat. […]

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Feeling blue? You betcha!

If you wanting to get your string stretched to the limit by a big catfish in cold weather, you’ll be hard pressed to do better than South Carolna’s Lake Monticello. It is an real wintertime catfish destination for a couple of very good reasons. […]

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Visit the catfish log jam

December is one of the better months for hooking a blue catfish weighing 30 pounds or more from North Carolina’s Blewett Falls Lake. Once the water temperature drops below 60 degrees, the bite is on, according to Robbie Burr, who has recently retired after a long career guiding fishermen. […]