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  • Catfishing Heavy Current Techniques

    2020, Catfish - Techniques for Heavy Current

    Catfishing dam spills offers opportunities to catch impressive catfish in cooler months. However, dealing with heavy current and spill rates is challenging. Tennessee angler Marc Cooper shares his tips on positioning and anchoring boats in heavy current, using fresh bait, and catching big fish. By following his methodology, anglers can improve their fishing skills and catch big catfish.

  • Catfishing Blue Catfish Fall Transition

    2020, Blue Catfish - Fishing Techniques for Fall Transition

    Blue catfish behavior changes during the fall transition due to reduced light and cooling temperatures. Captain Scott Manning shares catfishing techniques, including structure, current, boat staging, baits, rigs, spread, and patience. Structural factors, current, and bait size are crucial for big catfish. Manning recommends using quality baits, rods, and rigs to increase knowledge and confidence during the fall transition.

  • Catfishing Best Techniques

    2018, Blue Catfish - Best Techniques

    Capt. Scott Manning specializes in catfishing in the Tennessee River system, targeting giant blue and flathead catfish. In this In The Spread video, he shares techniques for drag, drift, and anchor fishing, including bait selection, boat driving, catfish demon dragon lure, and spread setup.

  • Catfishing Techniques - Scott Manning

    2020, Catfishing Techniques - Scott Manning

    Scott Manning, a seasoned catfisher, has gained fame for his expertise in the Tennessee River system. The waterways were created by the Tennessee Valley Authority's dams in the 1930s, creating a diverse fish habitat. Manning leverages his fishing skills and down-to-earth demeanor to navigate the catfishing techniques, leveraging the predictable water movement and bait aggregation points.

  • Catfishing Techniques - Jugs and Trot Lines

    2019, Catfishing Techniques - Jugs and Trot Lines

    Spring camping trips often involve catfishing using jugs, limb lines, and trot lines. Cats are abundant in the south, and setting up jugs, limb lines, and trot lines can be a great way to stock the freezer. Live bait, fresh cut bait, and limb lines are effective for flathead catfish.