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CHANNEL CATFISH

Channel Catfish 

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Channel Catfish & Bullhead Fishing Tips
Species overview, identification, habitat, life history (North American Catfishes chapter from PA Fishes book)

Interactive Maps

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Fisheries Management

Strategic Plan for Management of Channel Catfish and Flathead Catfish in Pennsylvania 2013-2017
Channel Catfish Management and Fishing in Pennsylvania

Feature articles from PA Angler & Boater magazine

Fall River Fishing for Channel Catfish
Fishing Patterns for Flathead & Channel Catfish
Top 10 Keystone State Lakes for Channel Catfish

Caught in PA

Channel catfish caught by Richard Harbulak
Channel catfish caught by Richard Harbulak from Clarion River, Cook Forest, 7-6-05.  
Pictured are his children James and Nicole.

Michael Bush with a nice catfish
Michael Bush with a nice catfish