Channel Catfish

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Channel Catfish
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Ictalurus punctatus
Species Information
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Channel_catfish
Size / weight
Young up to 0.9 (2) kg (lb)
Common up to 3.5 (7.7) kg (lb)
Trophy up to 6 (13) kg (lb)
Unique up to 20 (44) kg (lb)
Price / Reward
Young per kg 58
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Common per kg 59
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Trophy per kg 60
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Unique per kg 64
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Description

Channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) is North America's most numerous catfish species and the most fished catfish species in the USA. They are most abundant in large streams with low or moderate current. Channel cats have a top-end size of about 26 kg (57 lbs) and maximum length of 132 cm (62 in), but on average are usually around 4.5 - 9 kg (10 - 20 lbs). They are omnivorous and may be captured on a wide variety of baits including worms, grasshoppers, shrimp, crickets, frogs, bread, peas and cheese among others.

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Locations

Texas Missouri Florida Louisiana

Mississippi


Recommended fishing methods and tackle

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Catfish family