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Anyone know where you can catch catfish in the Austin area?


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The state stocked some cats in east side lake a few years back. I have seen some caught, not huge 3lbs or so, but there in there. Also I have caught some through the ice at the mill pond. Hope this helps. Flip

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Yo, Flip dude. Without laughing at my hurt feelings, go read my report on the tourney on the Bass species page about tourney lesson learned. Bad, bad, day. Hopefully the Ultimate goes better (BTW - ultimate runner is the guy that told us it was a 5-fish limit). mad.gif

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Anywhere on the ceder river is a good bet. my favorite spots are above ramsey dam Ive caught several channel cats over 5 lbs my biggest so far are 16lbs two summers ago and a 14 lbs last summer. I always take a picture the let them go. they are very old and I want to catch them again. I Also only use circle hooks,letting my pole set the hook (a couple of good bend's and its set) Circle hooks always hook the cat in the corner of its mouth when used properly.

good luck theres some monsters out there.

fishdog. grin.gif

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