Anglers are always looking for ways to catch bigger fish.

This is true with most anglers, but catfish anglers seem to be a breed all their own. Always trying to tip the scales with a heavier fish than the one before, they try every technique they can to land “the big one.”

If you’re new to fishing for blue cats, you are going to need some pointers from the guys at Field & Stream.

We understand. Deep within your long-suffering soul is the need for a fish so huge you’ll hurt yourself hefting it for the camera. But if you’re like many freshwater fishermen, you probably believe that anything over 20 pounds would be the catch of a lifetime. Even in pro tournaments, most of the bass cheered on by spectators at weigh-in wouldn’t strain the biceps of a 10-year-old… [continued]

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