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Flathed Catfish 

Fish for Flatheads

Species overview, identification, habitat, life history (North American Catfishes chapter from PA Fishes book)

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Feature articles from PA Angler & Boater magazine

Fishing Patterns for Flathead & Channel Catfish
Flathead Catfish Tricenarians of the Three Rivers

Caught in PA

Flathead Catfish
Ryan Harsh caught and released this flathead catfish from the Shenango Reservoir on 4-30-10. The catfish was 38 inches long and had a girth of 23 inches.

Flathead Catfish
Mark Smith with a 39 pound catfish caught from the Monongahela River in July 2005

Flathead Catfish
Peter Roy with 17 pound catfish caught from the Allegheny River in June 2005