Category Archives: Catfish

GREEN LAKE WISCONSIN LAKE TROUT

Big Green Lake, Wisconsin produces many trophies and holds the WI state record Lake Trout for inland waters. There simply are no other bodies of water in Wisconsin like Big Green. Even its origin is different than most lakes which results in it’s 200-foot plus depth with oxygen clear to the bottom. This means lake trout can thrive there and yet a plethora of other cool water species can thrive in the upper reaches. All the major species are present…. small mouth, walleye, pan fish, northern pike, […]

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10 Fish Facts (Knowing is believing)

1. The amazing Spotted Climbing Perch is able to ‘gulp’ oxygen from the air and can crawl over land using its strong pectoral fins in search of water. 2. Did you know, American Lobsters have longer life spans than both cats and dogs, living over 20 years. 3. Catfish have over 27,000 taste buds, whereas humans have only 9,000. 4. What is the loudest fish? The answer is, the crocker. 5. What percentage of a fish’s size is made up of brain? Fish typically have quite small […]

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(4) Unique Catfish Baits

(4) Unique Catfish Baits That Could Have You Catching Your Biggest CATFISH Ever! The catfish family is the largest family of freshwater fish known and are virtually found  in almost every lake, river, stream and pond in America. The most common catfish are the channel catfish, flat head catfish, blue catfish and several species of bullheads. Some are stocked and others reproduce naturally. Voracious eaters, catfish are regarded by many as an easy catch although most find that to catch the big ones requires time, skill and […]

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Hot Smallmouth Lake

Lake Wissota, Chippewa County Wisconsin is perhaps one of the best Smallmouth fishing lakes you will find. Over the past forty years, I have fished this lake many times. I have stayed in cabins, motels and the state campgrounds. There are several boat launches on the lake, and most are free. The surrounding towns are close and have many places to eat and shop. As far as the fishing goes, this lake is indeed a “Fish Hatchery!” It’s loaded with Walleye, Musky, Smallmouth Bass and all species of pan fish. […]

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3 Rivers (New Fishing Area)

Three Rivers Public Fishing Area now open Anglers will have better and safer access to the West Fork of the White River in Morgan County thanks to a new public fishing area that opened in December. Three Rivers Public Fishing Area is about four miles north of Martinsville on State Road 67, north of the intersection with State Road 39. The 39-acre property on the west bank of the river offers more than a half-mile of shoreline access in an area with excellent catfish, walleye, smallmouth bass […]

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Protect Our Fishing Waters

PLEASE DON’T DUMP BAIT…..Bait and nonnative plants and animals hitchhiking in bait buckets can harm our lakes and rivers! Protecting these resources is an important part of our overall enjoyment. A concern we must all address is the spreading of harmful plants, animals and other organisms. These aquatic nuisance species can hitch a ride on our clothing, boats, and items used in the water. When we go to another lake or stream, the nuisance species can be released. And, if the conditions are right, these introduced species […]

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Interesting Facts & Superstitions

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations statistics say that there are around 38 million fishermen and fish farmers in the world. Some 500 million people are, directly or indirectly employed, thanks to Fisheries and aquaculture. Most fish cannot swim backwards. Statistics from 2005, say that fish captured from wild fisheries and harvested from fish farms per year is enough for 21.8 kilograms of fish per every living human on Earth. Catfish have no scales like other fish. They also have chemoreceptors across their entire […]

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