Information about Catfish

Caught Largemouth Bass

Do Catfish Eat Bass?

Catfish can eat whatever fits in its mouth, and sometimes that can be a bass. However, this is not common, as the bass is a large, aggressive fish which can defend themselves against catfish. Bass is actually an important part of the diet for larger catfish. Smaller species such as […]

What is Wallagonia Leerii?

Wallagonia Leerii is a species of catfish that is more commonly known by the name “Great Tapah.” This is a unique and interesting species of catfish that anglers love for its size and appearance. This unique fish is found in Southeast Asia, from Thailand to Indonesia. The appearance of Wallagonia […]

Red tailed catfish

What is a Red Tailed Catfish?

The red-tailed catfish has a large head with long whiskers, a body that is mostly black, and an underside that is white from the mouth to the caudal fin. Occasionally, the pelvic, anal, and dorsal fins appear red in addition to the tail. The red-tail catfish is a big freshwater […]

Fish exhibiting territorial behavior

Are Catfish Territorial?

Some catfish are known to be territorial, meaning they like to live in one place and will defend it from other fish. This trait can prove helpful in some situations, such as when only one fish population and the catfish need to get along. Other times, the catfish can fight […]

Will Catfish Eat Anchovies?

Catfish do indeed eat anchovies. An excellent catfish bait for channel catfish is anchovies, which can also occasionally bring in little flatheads and blue catfish. In addition to natural catfish baits like shad, bluegill, and shiners, anchovies can be a particularly effective addition.¬†Anchovies will be a step down from live […]

Catfish close up

Do Catfish Have Scales and Fins?

Catfish are a species of fish that are found in almost all parts of the world. Some catfish are kept as pets, while others can also be eaten. Generally, catfish do not have any scales, which also makes this fish unique. When it comes to fins, just like other fish, […]

Group of catfish eating

Do Catfish Eat Other Catfish?

Catfish are opportunistic eaters and will consume whatever food source is available to them. Smaller catfish have been known to feed on their own young or smaller baby fish of the same species. Larger catfish also may consume other adult catfish if they are not getting enough food from their […]

How to Make a Catfish Jug Line?

A jug line is equipment you need for jug fishing, which is basically a fishing method using lines suspended from floating jugs to catch the fish. A bottle is put upside down into the water, and weight is suspended from it using a thread to keep it afloat. Usually, many […]

When Do Catfish Eat?

If you want to catch catfish in the wild, you need to know when they eat to time your next angling trip accordingly. You must be wondering, do catfish even have a schedule like humans when they eat their meals? Unlike humans, catfish eat all day whenever they can find […]