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Like most sports, the future of catfishing relies on successfully recruiting youth that enjoys it and are likely to continue participating as they get older. Catfish families across the spectrum are developing some great future catfish anglers as witnessed by the stories in this month’s issue of Catfish Now.

Catfish ConnectionsThe holidays are upon us which also means “winter.” Brrrrr. The fishing slows down and our attention turns to preparing for the new fishing season and to our loved ones.…
10 Ways to Make Family Catfishing Trips Unforgettableby Keith “Catfish” Sutton The most fun fishing trips for children are those the grown-ups properly planned. Tomorrow should be a good day to take your children catfishing. Grab a…
Catfish Basics #053 – CPR More Than Ten – Conner King, Mt. Vernon, IndianaCPR is the best thing to do with a catfish that is 10 pounds or above. The only way we can preserve this great sport is if we release all…
Catfish Gear #010 — Cabela’s King Kat Tournament TrailThe Catfish Gear column is normally reserved for one of our sponsors that provides anglers with gear of some sort. This month it is dedicated to another Catfish Now sponsor,…
CFN How To: Catfish Rigging With Shelby Kline, Dubois, Indianahttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AYCLj2NPoro
Catfish Basics #054 – Prefish with Focus – Christopher Grose, Glenwood, WVIn almost all tournaments, conditions are constantly changing as time progresses. That makes prefishing important as a way to evaluate different areas. Prefishing provides a basis for predicting the potential…
Riley Brown: A Young Catfishermen with A Passionby Terry Madewell Already a tournament veteran at 18, Riley Brown enjoy catfishing on many levels. When 18-year old Riley Brown was asked how long he’d been catfishing he had…
Making Fishing a Family Traditionby Ron Presley   Editor’s Note: It is no accident that the Ishcomer family is “hooked” on catfish. When parents love to fish and take their kids with them the…
The Other Lessons of Fishingby Brad Durick Learning to fish is one thing, learning the other skills involved is also important This past summer I was on a Canadian fly-in with some friends. It…
Christmas List for Youth Catfish AnglersCatfishing is known for its high degree of family participation. Whether its recreational or tournament fishing, plenty of youth are involved in the sport. Catfish Now is pleased to share…