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The_Lee

Cat Fish - New to this.

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The_Lee

I have never gone cat fishing before, I just got heavy into fishing last year with my focus on trout, walleye, and northern.

I was down in New Orleans this last fall for a few days and I tried catfish for the first time and it was great. I would love to give catfishing a try, only thing is I dont know anything about the needed equipment.

I am currently deployed overseas to Kosovo with the Army and wont be back until July sometime. Is there anyone out there would can possible give me some advise and maybe show me the ropes?

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DTro

Hello and welcome to FM!

Check out the Catfish forum, lots of great info there.

The great thing about Catfishing is that its relatively inexpensive to get into. If you don't have any gear right now, I can make some good suggestions for a Rod/Reel combo and some basic terminal tackle that you will need. I'm usually pretty good about taking new people out, but would probably make an extra effort to show the ropes to a guy out protecting our great country.

Let me know when you get back and we'll get you set up.

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Meaney

Lee, you know we are due for some troutin when you get home!

Be safe Bro..

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The_Lee

You better believe we are up for some trout fishin when I get back, we will have to hit up the Mississippi also and some other lakes in the area on the weekends.

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Tyler Holm

There's a few of us in the forum that fish for cats often. As we get closer to open water, you'll start to see more catfish talk in this forum. Also, like Dtro said, check out the Catfish forum. Lots of good info shared there.

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