Wells Catfish

Wells Catfish

This entry is part 2 of 5 in the series Catfishing

This entry is part 2 of 5 in the series CatfishingThe Wells Catfish is found in Europe.  It is much larger than the catfish found in the Americas. The Wells Catfish can reach lengths of 12-13 feet.  It mainly feeds on insects, small fish, and arthropods while it is small and will eat large fish, mice, […]

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Catfish

Catfish

This entry is part 1 of 5 in the series Catfishing

This entry is part 1 of 5 in the series CatfishingCatfish are an obsession with many anglers in North America.  They live in all types of water and can grow to good size.  They are good fighters.  In the US, there are three main types of catfish; Channel Catfish, Blue Catfish, and Flathead Catfish.  White […]

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New Water

New Water

I recently competed in a bass tournament at Lake Amistad, Del Rio, Texas.  I had been worried about the logistics of this particular tournament due to extremely low water levels.  Most access to the lake was closed.  There were a limited number of boat ramps open.  As luck would have it, weather changed and the […]

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Catching White Bass

Catching White Bass

One of the most active types of fishing is fishing for white bass.  They are a schooling fish and are found in numbers.  This leads to either on or off fishing.  If you find fish, you can really clean up.  Schooling fish tend to push baitfish into ambushes.  It can be against a bank or […]

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Topwater Lures

Topwater Lures

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Lures

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Lures The topwater lure is truly fun to fish.  That is, if it is fished when it is effective.  Many times an angler will pull out a topwater when the chances to attract anything aren’t good.  The fish you are chasing need to be close […]

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Hunting Dove In Fort Hancock

Hunting Dove In Fort Hancock

Every year I have a group of friends that migrate to Fort Hancock Texas for the opening of dove season.  They have been coming for many years.  It is always nice to sit down and visit with them.  They are sportsmen who enjoy visiting with one another and going out on a hunt.  I really […]

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Slabs

Slabs

The slab is a very effective lure used on schooling fish usually during  feeding.  The fish tend to push baitfish somewhere and attack in a frenzy.  This frenzy produces many jerks and can stun or kill baitfish.  The affected baitfish flutter and fall.  The slab imitates this motion when worked vertically.  The key to using […]

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Crankbaits (Con’t)

Crankbaits (Con’t)

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Lures

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series LuresSo you have decided to use a crankbait and cover some ground.  You know a little bit about the lake you are fishing.  Lets pick a lure for the occasion. First lets try to match the baitfish or prey.  The coloration does not have to […]

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Crankbaits

Crankbaits

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series Lures

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series LuresThe crankbait is the first thing a person thinks about when you say the words fishing lure.  It is flashy and has a lot of hooks on it.  It is like a sea urchin waiting to stick someone who handles it improperly or has an […]

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Elephant Butte Lake – Revisited

Elephant Butte Lake – Revisited

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Elephant Butte Lake, NM

Update from Gale Carr on Elephant Butte Lake.

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