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  • Targeting Trophy Flathead Catfish

    2019, Flathead Catfish - Trophy Fish with Scott Manning

    When targeting giant catfish, the change of seasons is a good time to fish. As fall and summer fade, water cools, causing a metabolic shift in freshwater predator behavior. Flathead catfish, like bears, are more aggressive as they fatten up, preparing for hibernation.

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    How to Catch Flathead Catfish

    2019, How to Catch Flathead Catfish

    Capt. Scott Manning is a top North American fisherman known for targeting giant flathead catfish in the Tennessee River system. His video, "In The Spread," teaches you how to catch big cats with patience and follow cat fishing techniques. Manning shares his program, electronics, transition areas, depths, catfish rig, baits, and tackle. By selectively targeting hogs and waiting them out, you can catch big catfish and become a more skilled fisherman.

  • 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.