Fishing for Blue catfish

Ictalurus furcatus
147K logged catches • 1.3M followers

The blue catfish is similar in appearance to other catfish types, however there are ways to identify differences between other catfish because of their forked tails.

The most popular recent Blue catfish catch on Fishbrain
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Recently caught Blue catfish

Recently caught Blue catfish
Recently caught Blue catfish
Recently caught Blue catfish
Recently caught Blue catfish
Recently caught Blue catfish
Recently caught Blue catfish

Detailed Information

Fishing forecast

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Water type

Freshwater / Mixed

Maximum age

21 years

IUCN Status

Least concern

Source: Fishbase

Top Baits

According to catch data from over 15 million anglers on Fishbrain, these are the top baits used to catch Blue catfish. Click on a bait to learn more, or buy it directly from our shop.

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