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Cat Fly? Always wondered if catfish would take a fly
Posted 09 June 2019 - 09:03 AM
Nothing to add except... when I was bass fishing with casting gear I caught lots of the slimy devils but only on chartreuse worms and spinner baits. Can't begin to say why.
Posted 11 June 2019 - 09:46 AM
I take the occasional channel cat while fly fishing for smallouth. They're vastly underrated as a game fish.
Posted 11 June 2019 - 10:13 AM
A few weeks ago, my nephew and I came up on some catfishermen using hot dogs for bait. One had a fish on and brought in a nice 20" walleye. My nephew said, "Next time we fish, I want to use hot dogs so I can catch a walleye." I told him a quote from a Mark Martin seminar(walleye guy, not race car guy), "The worst thing you can do is catch a fish doing something dumb." The point was that although it CAN happen, don't let that convince you that it's the best way to target them.