I want to catch a 20 pound catfish around baton rouge and I don't know where to start can someone tell me some rigs baits and spots were I can catch a big catfish and some medium sized catfish for a fish fry
I am looking to trade a day on the water with a fellow outdoorsman. Id like to go catch some perch, google eye, sac-a-lait, and maybe a few bass. I can bring you put together a mixed bag of trout, reds, and flounder. I can also bring you in my boat catch a 12 dozen crab limit with ring nets. Whatever you prefer.
Does anybody know any good spots that I could set catfish traps around Baton Rouge? I've tried in the mississippi river which wasn't too bright of me but right now they are currently set in a bar pit of the mississippi but by now they have gotten so shallow and I have no idea if there is much in there. But I've thought about false river, Also the basin/spillway. But any recommendations would.... Read More
First time with the smallies as the are called . Was able to catch the babies but the big boys were to hard to bring in the boat. Never saw fish that jumped as high as you stand need light tackle and that gives them the edege. Fishing in the pa lakes is so beautiful with deer all over the shore.
Caught a few in Henderson. Tough fishing, but managed to bring a few home. Sacalait were caught fishing 3 to 4 feet deep. Bass were surface feeding on shad. Caught with Silver Bandit and sexy shad colored topwater bait.