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The Tennessee Catfish that came ‘Back from the Dead’

The Tennessee Catfish that came ‘Back from the Dead’

The Smoky Madtom was pronounced extinct — until its comeback in the 1980s. The Great Smoky Mountains National Park posted about the little catfish. KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — In an aquatic 80s throwback, Great Smoky Mountains National Park posted a Facebook update about a mysterious little fish: the Smoky Madtom. The 2-inch venomous catfish is native to the Little Tennessee Watershed…

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Recreational Spiny Lobster Season Open

Recreational Spiny Lobster Season Open

Thousands of lobster divers and hoop netters are eagerly awaiting the start of the sports season for California’s spiny lobster, which opens at 6 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 28 and continue through March 18, 2020. A lobster report card is required for all persons fishing for lobster. Any person using hoop nets from a public pier and children who are under…

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How Pittsburgh River Anglers are Catching Bigger Catfish

How Pittsburgh River Anglers are Catching Bigger Catfish

This story starts 15 million years ago with a freshwater aquatic predator that dominated North America’s primitive rivers. Fossils of that Miocene Epoch monster are indistinguishable from the modern flathead catfish. The perfect predator still plies the waters of the Mississippi River system, with the eastern edge of the flathead’s native range stretching to the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers. Despite…

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Catfish Tournaments of 2019

Catfish Tournaments of 2019

Baitbinder is going to start providing yearly catfish tournament schedules for tournaments in the United States.  If you do not find a tournament you are looking for please email baitbinder@gmail.com and will locate the catfish tournament and get it posted immediately. Any Anglers that want to have their catfish tournament schedule or individual catfish tournament listed on our page please…

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Get The Edge On Catfishing With Catfish Cubes

Get The Edge On Catfishing With Catfish Cubes

What bait is the best on what type of Catfish you are trying to catch? Here is what we have found through our research at Bait Binders: Blue Catfish:  Catfish Cubes By Bait Binders, threadfin shad, gizzard shad or skipjack herring.  Channel Catfish: Catfish Cubes By Bait Binders, Dip baits, Punch baits, Cut Baits, Soap Baits Flathead Catfish: Wild Perch,…

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Top Catfish Bait – No Dip Bait Binder

The top Catfish bait is always considered by the fisherman that use Bait Binder Catfish Cubes. David Gasque owner of Bait Binder has tested out different flavor profiles to find out which flavors catfish like the most. The Top 5 Catfish Bait Flavors that David says Catfish bite the most on are Strawberry, Blueberry Garlic, Cheesy Anise, Devils Dung, and…

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