Cincinnati Rod Bending Catfishing ACTION!


View of Ohio River at Cincinnati OhioMY 28 pound BLUECAT Nov.5th. 2007 and a 26 pound blue cat on the bottom of the boat !!


Wet a line and stay awhile!


CELEBRATING over 16 YEARS of providing excellent CATFISHING information for ROD BENDING ACTION in the Cincinnati area of the Ohio River. Blue cats, Flatheads and Channel cats can be hooked right here in the Downtown Cincinnati river front area. I am just an ole retired guy that likes to catfish, I am NOT a catfish guide, I do have a link to a GUIDE for this part of the river on this page if you are seeking a catfish guide trip. Catfishing baits, bank fishing spots, tips from a catfishing guide. Tips for saving money on YOUR catfishing tackle. Information on catfishing baits I have used to catch catfish. Where to go to Catch HUGE channel cats in Canada.


For 2017 I wish everyone GOOD HEALTH and TIGHT LINES!


December 2nd update: Here is a summary of MY 2016 disappointing CATFISHING season. I put in a good amount of effort with not much in the way of action from the fish. I went on 25 combined bank and boat trips. I had a grand total of 14 catfish and my grandson boated one nice Channel cat.

One big Bluecat two other decent size catfish and rest channels cats 2.5 to 8.5 pounds comprised the size of the fish that were hooked.

I used various types of baits, cut shad & skipjacks, shrimp hot dogs, seasoned chicken breast and chicken liver.

Next year I am considering going up to W.V. section of the Ohio River. The Ohio AND W.V. DO NOT allow commercial fishermen on that part of the Ohio River. It is a shame but that might be the only way to hook into a decent number and size of catfish again.

Be sure to support you LOCAL BAIT SHOPS during these rought times as best you can. Once those folks close down there will NOT be anyone to provide that service to us.


YOU can sharpen up your catfish catching skills by reading this informative Kindle e-book. Just CLICK on the photo and it will connect you to the Amazon book store! So check it out, it cost less than a dozen night crawlers at the bait shop.

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To save space on THIS page I have move my 2012 updates to
Here are the detail UPDATES for my 2016 season.


Since the commercial fishermen are monitoring catfishing web sites I will be editing my updates this season. I will only state the size of the fish and bait used. I will also be blocking out the back ground on any photos, for I do NOT want the C.F. to clean out that area!!


Here is a video of what the COMMERICAL FISHERMEN are doing to the Ohio River where I try to fish!!! So you can understand the rod & reel fishermen frustration knowing these big catfish will never be retunred to the river.


Oct 10th A decent size flathead catfish from the Ohio River near Cincinnati Ohio!

13.5 pound  flathead catfish from Ohio River near Cincinnati Ohio

On May the 14th. 2016 I got a small freezer at an estate sale yesterday for my FISHING BAIT! My wife is also happy that the bait is out of our big freezer. So I now have a place to keep a load of Skipjacks. With the river getting down I hope to start catching some in the next couple of weeks. I should finally get my boat in the river to go after some catfish.
I also did some shopping at my hometown city wide yard sale. I came home with an open face fishing rig for skipjacks and a backpack to carry my bluegill & skipjack gear. I got great deals at both the estate sale and the yard sales. Proof again that YOU can save money shopping at such places.



Here is a link to a KINDLE e-book “Shop To Save !” that will help YOU to get similar deals on items YOU want or need.


COVER OF MY E-BOOK AT AMAZON ShopTo Save


Here is the video clip I made of RIGS I use to catch SKIPJACKS for catfish bait from YOUTUBE.



HERE ARE MY DETAILED PAST FISHING SEASONS PAGES.

Check out all the info about my 2015 CATFISHING SEASON!
The details of ALL my catfishing trips of 2015.

SUMMARY OF 2014 CATFISHING SEASON: I started this season in August for various reasons. I only got 7 trips 3 in my new boat, 4 from the bank with my brother. The number and size of the fish I caught was very disappointing. I caught 3 channel cats, 4 blue cats, 1 Sheep head perch. The biggest fish was a channel cat only 3 3/4 pounds.

In 2015 I intend to fishing from the boat & bank as often as the river conditions allow. I now am certain I can handle the big boat at the ramp. I may even have some help next year from my grandson. I may even try to enter a local tournament if I can find a partner. I just hope there enough decent size catfish left around here to make the reward worth the effort.



Check out all the info about my 2014 CATFISHING SEASON!
The details of ALL my catfishing trips of 2014.



Check out all the info about my 2013 CATFISHING SEASON!
The details of ALL my catfishing trips of 2013 AND

A summary of my 2013 catfishing season

Aug 13th. 2013 Talked with some guys that are divers that work on the river, they informed up they have seen the Asian Carp up at Point Pleasant, Ohio. That means these fish are certainly in the Markland pool!!



Professional Cincinnati catfishing guide Dale Broughton puts the cards on the table as how he goes about catching big catfish out of the Ohio River around here. Check out

NUGGETS FROM A CINCINNATI CATFISH GUIDE
CATFISH and OTHER GUIDES


To save space on THIS page I have move some of my 2012 updates to
Here the UPDATES for my 2012 season.


Be ready for YOUR fist fishing trip buy the FISHING TACKLE you NEED at MY STORE FOR YOUR CATFISHING & FISHING SUPPLIES

BIG CATFISHING ROD BENDING ACTION

A GOOD DAY OF FISHING.
or

HOW DO CATFISH KNOW?

PLUS LINKS TO OTHER ARTICLES ABOUT CATFISHING on the upper left hand side of the PAGE.


To save space on THIS page I have move some of my 2011 updates to
Here the UPDATES for my 2011 season.


SAVE GAS!! TIME! MONEY!

My Favorite Catfishing Information And Supplies Web Sites


I have information about COLLECTING as a HOBBY for FUN & extra bucks at

SHOP WITHOUT DROPPING LINKS


I finally have the summary of my past 2010 catfishing season.
Here the SUMMARY OF my 2010 season.


I have made up a page about BANK FISHING spots for CATFISHING on the Ohio River. These spots are around the Downtown area AND EAST of Cincinnati Ohio. Included are some photos to show some of those locations. So check it out BANK FISHING FOR CATFISH


I have put up my boat and fishing gear for the 2009 year. Here is a short summary of my 2009 season.


My 15 pound BLUECAT that like red hot smokeys.MY 15 pound BLUECAT caught aug. 18th 2009!


I have put my other trips of the 2009 SEASON on a seperate page.
2009 CATFISHING SEASON

12-06-08 UPDATE I finally checked out my fishing log book for 2008. I had more trips but, caught fewer & smaller fish. Not a great year on the water. For more details check out.
MY 2008 CATFISHING SEASON


A summary of my 2007 season. It also has the detail updates for this past Fall. Here is the page
My 2007 season summary


SUMMARY OF MY 2006 CATFISHING SEASON


All the details of my trips of 2006 are on this page. MY 2006 CATFISHING SEASON


The events that occurred in 2005 !!log book of my CATFISHING for 2005



April 19-20, 2005!! Here are the details of those 2 trips.
ALMOST SKUNKED CATFISHING DAY


February 28, 2005 For all the details check out

FIRST CATFISH OF 2005


High points of my 2004 season.


I have a page of all the HOT CATFISHING SPOTS WHERE I have CAUGHT CATFISH out of my BOAT around Downtown Cincinnati over past years. Just send me an e-mail requesting the information. I will send the information back to you via an e-mail attachement!



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For all the different baits I have USED for CATFISHING check out.

CATFISH BAIT


For proof of BIG catfish can be caught around the Downtown Cincinnati area check out these two pages.

Bill's Huge Channel Cat

Josh's Big BLUE CAT


Here is the biggest catfish of 2007 I caught Nov 10 th.2007 right above the HOOTERS in Newport Ky. across from Cincinnati!


MY 28 pound BLUECAT Nov.5th. 2007 and a 26 pound blue cat on the bottom of the boat !!


For tips I have USED to save money on fishing tackle check out.
Home Made Bobber For CATFISHING
Here is my way for hooking up a cheap power set for your portable fishfinder.

CHEAP POWER FOR FISHFINDER


CANADIAN Catfishing
If you want to catch HUGE channel cats in the 20 to 25 lb range go to Canada. The Red River at Lockport, Manitoba is the place to go!

Catfishing Trip Of A Life Time

or Lockport Catfishing Experience

Huge Channel Cat from Lockport Manitoba Another Red River Monster Channel Cat from LOCKPORT MANITOBA!


FREE! river stage information for ALL the rivers in the U.S. RIVER STAGE FOR Ohio River at Cincinnati!


UPDATED 12-29-16


Catfishing Basic Equipment.


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