Rising above its lowbrow image, the size of a catfish can make it formidible prey. Includes information on how to catch catfish, types of catfish and record-holding information on catfish caught in years past.
Live minnows are just one of many productive catfish baits.
This one's not as big as the 200-pound monster Huckleberry Finn claimed to have snagged, but it’s a hefty load of fish fry.
Today, both catfishing and catfish dining are enjoying a surge in popularity, while catfish farming—reflecting America's expanding appetites—is one of the fastest-growing agricultural industries in the nation.
PHOTO: TOM MCHUGH, 1973/DALLAS AQUARIUM/PHOTO RESEARCHERS, INC.