How to Catch Catfish and Cook Catfish

If you want to catch catfish and cook catfish the Jones' have a few ideas for you.



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We caught a walloping string of catfish in less than two hours of fishing.
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Jones - Two catfish
Bullhead catfish are generally smaller, reaching a maximum length of 20". Channel catfish get much larger.
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Left: a basic casting reel suitable for catfish; Middle: a hook and sinker rig designed for catfish; Right: A fish smoking chamber made from an old refrigerator.
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Bullhead catfish are generally smaller, reaching a maximum length of 20". Channel catfish get much larger.
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Little Jake Jones marvels at a giant nine-pound blue catfish
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