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Hooking summer catfish

Hooking summer catfish

  • 7/14/2020 12:36:00 PM
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Fishing for catfish is a summer tradition for many Iowa families. You can always count on channel catfish when the bite slows down for other fish in the heat of Iowa summers.
Ice-out channel catfish are biting

Ice-out channel catfish are biting

  • 3/10/2020 11:47:00 AM
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Channel catfish move close to shore and are eager to bite in many lakes and the large reservoirs across Iowa just after the ice is gone. The bite starts sooner in the southern Iowa impoundment since they lose ice a week or two before northeast Iowa natural lakes.
Ice-out channel catfish are biting

Ice-out channel catfish are biting

  • 3/14/2017 11:38:00 AM
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Channel catfish are close to shore and eager to bite in many lakes and the large reservoirs across Iowa. After eating light during the winter, channel catfish go on a feeding frenzy in early spring eating gizzard shad and other small fish that died over the winter.