How to Catch Channel Catfish?
Channel Catfish like our other catfish, have smooth, scaleless skin and barbels ("whiskers") around the mouth and is most likely to be confused with the blue catfish.
The common length for Channel Catfish can range from 22 inches to 52 inches.
Where & When to Fish for Channel Catfish?
- Channel Catfish can be found in various lakes, reservoirs, ponds, rivers and streams. Channel Catfish requires reliable flows of well-oxygenated water but can tolerate turbid water and water temperatures into the high 90s.
- In general, you can fosh for Channel Catfish year-round.
- Summer evenings and nights when Channel Catfish aggressively feed in the shallows is one of the best times to target them.