Learn how to catch the big ones with this fact-filled manual.

Catfishing provides the freshwater angler with an opportunity to catch a delicious meal while also offering the chance for an exciting catch. Growing up to one hundred pounds, depending on the breed, catfish can present an incredible challenge for even the most experienced angler. But there are surefire ways to effectively catch them.

In The Pocket Guide to Old-Time Catfish Techniques, Monte Burch outlines the many ways to go about fishing for cats. From jugging to tailracing to trotlining, Burch provides instruction and advice on what will help you catch that greatest catfish. Using numerous illustrations and maps, Burch details the methods and equipment that will help you catch that trophy-sized cat.

This updated and expanded edition now features color photographs. Whatever your chosen fishing method may be, The Pocket Guide to Old-Time Catfish Techniques will prove to be an essential pocket guide for you to reference on the water.

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