It frequents deep sluggish pools with hard bottoms in large rivers. Avoid handling things such as gasoline, sunscreen, tobacco, and insect repellent, which will send them scurrying away from even the most tantalizing baits.
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No one has caught any Flathead catfish near you, so we can't suggest a water to catch them at yet!