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  1. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    So, you want to raise some fish? Tag along with me while i do just that this summer. My plan is to raise about 150 channel catfish. Depending upon growth, we may not harvest them until spring 2015. I am not an expert on raising fish by no means, but having raised catfish in the past, i think I...
  2. Boating and Fishing
    My wife wants to go out on Lake Sam Rayburn here in southeast Texas to do some catfishing. A guy my wife works with has been talking about how many catfish he catches and she wants to get in on the action. The water is heating up so I figure the catfish are staying out in deeper water...
  3. Urban Survival
    I read some things about raising catfish in a barrel. I would like to know has anyone in the Midwest had success with doing this? Is there any precautions I should take that is not mentioned in the survival file. Also where should I buy the live catfish to start the process, and the earthworms.
  4. Boating and Fishing
    In this article we are going to be looking at making noodles to catch catfish. This type of rig may not be legal in all areas, so check the local laws before you do anything. Buy some noodles from the local china-mart. The noodles might be seasonal, and should be found in the swimming pool...
  5. Boating and Fishing
    spent 3 days on the Angelina river fishing Friday - set out trotline and juglines Saturday morning - checked trotlines and juglines - caught 2 small catfish Saturday evening - redid trotline andmoved juglines sunday morning caught a nice 16 1/2 cat on a jugline This video only covers part of...
  6. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    As I have said in several forum post about stockpiling survival gear for SHTF, I think fishing supplies should be at the top of the list. That is, unless you live in a desert or hundreds of miles from a water source. In some kind of long term SHTF survival situation, fishing could be an...
  7. Boating and Fishing
    The white sucker run is over here in Kentucky. We pressure cooked and canned 100lbs., very good cooked in patties and used instead of Salmon. Have started freezing Crappie, as it is now crappie spawing time. Then it will time to move on to the Catfish spawn. Free food tastes best!
  8. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Just taking a moment to let you guys know that if nothing else there is some value in the wierdo weather we are having. I am catching channel catfish on bream baited sets as fast as I can get them in the water. I will get to more pics as soon as I can. They aren't huge, maybe 3 pounds apiece...
  9. Boating and Fishing
    I'am looking for information on trot lines. Now that I have a boat, I would like to run some trot lines in some of the local rivers. The types of catfish that live around here includes channel cat, mud cat and some opelousas catfish (also called "ops"). Location: Southeast Texas, Angelina...
  10. Boating and Fishing
    any body fish for catfish
  11. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    Does anyone know of a good type of catfish bait? Or any homemade recipes? Just curious, because I like to go catfishing, and I'm a DIY kind of guy. :)