The spring catfish season is upon us and in this week’s video, I’ll cover my TOP 10 TIPS for catching catfish this spring.
If this is your first year learning how to catch catfish or you’re a seasoned pro I’ll cover tons of great spring catfishing tips to put more catfish on your hook. Spring is a great time to get out and fish for catfish and one of the best times of the year to catch catfish. It’s hands down my favorite time of the year (and the best time of the year) for catching numbers of blue catfish and even some big fish as well.
Fishing for catfish in the spring is one of the best times to catch catfish on cut bait.
Blue catfish and channel catfish get stacked up thick and bite well. Flathead catfish begin to make moves from the winter and start feeding up before the spawn, you don’t even have to use live bait! It’s an amazing time to catch all three species of catfish.
All you need is some fresh shad or cut bait and some basic catfish tackle. One of the great things about targeting catfish in the spring is you can be just as successful fishing from the shore as you can fishing from a boat.
For even more catfishing tips check out our ultimate list of catfishing tips.