A channel catfish like this one is getting a lot of attention in South Dakota.RAPID CITY, S.D. — Two South Dakota men have bagged what the Bowfishing Association of America is calling a new world-record channel catfish. The Rapid City Journal reports 19-year-old Cody Sechser and 18-year-old Isaac Kipp of Montrose were bowfishing on Skunk Creek 10 miles north of…
The regulations impose no statewide size limit but establish a daily bag limit of one flathead catfish and five channel catfish.
Officials will spend about 1,200 hours researching channel cats over the next two years.
A channel catfish like this one is getting a lot of attention in South Dakota.TOPEKA, Kan. — Kansas legislators have advanced a bill to set in stone choices for the state’s official rock, mineral and gem, plus a state fish. The House gave first-round approval to a bill designating four new state symbols. The original bill focused only on rocks…
State stocking approximately 25 cats at Platte River State Park’s Jenny Newman Pond near Louisville and 200 at Bowling Lake in Lincoln, ranging from 2 to 9 pounds.
State agency has had success using the same approach to develop fisheries for northern pike and walleye.
After eating light during the winter, channel catfish go on a feeding frenzy in early spring, eating gizzard shad and other small fish that died over the winter.