Florida Walking Catfish

 

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andy's picture
awesome
andy
8 hours 19 min ago
This is super cool, Tony. Thanks for sharing your exploration on the fringe of the ice fishing world. We need more experimentation like this!... more Carp on Ice...
TonyS
12 hours 56 sec ago
andy's picture
cool! congrats.
andy
8 hours 25 min ago
Was this your first ever gar, matchman? Big congrats! Gar, Longnose matchman
matchman
1 week 5 days ago
the bearded angler's picture
Carp through the ice on light
the bearded angler
10 hours 24 min ago
Carp through the ice on light gear is mighty impressive in my books! Carp on Ice...
TonyS
12 hours 56 sec ago
andy's picture
didn`t think I could like bb king more...
andy
11 hours 1 min ago
But then I learn that he requests fresh buffalo fish while on tour! This was a really cool article, props to the buffalo!  And props to the king of... more Article on Cooking Buffalo ... for Blues Legend BB King
Corey
12 hours 57 min ago
Carp Chaser's picture
I have to get in on this. It
Carp Chaser
13 hours 58 min ago
I have to get in on this. It was an incredible year and I had some of my best catches ever: lifers, difficult species, and micros. Not going to post... more Awesome Catches 2014
Eli
1 week 5 days ago
Carp Chaser's picture
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Carp Chaser
14 hours 2 min ago
Awesome Catches 2014
Eli
1 week 5 days ago
Carp Chaser's picture
testing
Carp Chaser
14 hours 3 min ago
Lets play name the species again!!!
Carp Chaser
5 months 6 days ago
andy's picture
Current seams
andy
17 hours 43 min ago
I agree with Corey that a large 2-4 oz pyramid sinker will keep you put in pretty fast current.  That is, if you MUST fish in the fastest water.  For... more fishing rigs
captain_cyprinid
1 day 6 hours ago
zippyFX's picture
In high current situations yo
zippyFX
18 hours 35 min ago
In high current situations you may want use a shorter leader to avoid too much action of the hook bait.  As a general rule of thumb you proably want... more fishing rigs
captain_cyprinid
1 day 6 hours ago
Corey's picture
Pyramid sinker
Corey
20 hours 45 min ago
I'm not sure how powerful a 5 mph is, but a 2 oz. pyramid weight will hold almost anywhere. Also it helps to fish directly downstream, then you can... more fishing rigs
captain_cyprinid
1 day 6 hours ago
perkinsdonald's picture
roundup ready
perkinsdonald
23 hours 11 min ago
Even with some rain looks like a great time!!!! I'm making plans now to be there next year. 2014 Roughfish.com Root River Roundup
andy
2 weeks 15 hours ago
Dr Flathead's picture
Holy cow captain, when I saw
Dr Flathead
23 hours 14 min ago
Holy cow captain, when I saw all the new posts this morning I thought it was a russian spambot attack!    The secret to catching Hogsuckers?  No... more Camping at Eagle Cliffs in 2002 (First Roundup!)
Corey
12 years 7 months ago
kokanee
captain_cyprinid
1 day 5 hours ago
normally i fish a micro cowbell with an ice fishing spoon trailing surprised. Nothing here on Roughfish.com re: Kokanee? I can find not a thing.
Rank Amateur
1 week 2 days ago
foods
captain_cyprinid
1 day 5 hours ago
they're tasty :P Sculpin ID
drawer.bli
1 month 1 week ago
foods
captain_cyprinid
1 day 5 hours ago
make garlic butter and fry the sculpin with head and guts removed, if you get a bunch of them its like eating popcorn chicken Sculpin ID
drawer.bli
1 month 1 week ago
watch the dog
captain_cyprinid
1 day 6 hours ago
watch your dog, she might just get gobbled up! Mike Lands an Impressive Inconnu
Corey
2 years 3 months ago
holy guano
captain_cyprinid
1 day 6 hours ago
that is the whitefish to end all whitefish, the omnifish. mike is like the al capone of rough fishing, hooking lip and taking lifelisters. i would... more Mike Lands an Impressive Inconnu
Corey
2 years 3 months ago
rod
captain_cyprinid
1 day 6 hours ago
the ringlet is fixed (yay!) and i got a new butt (heheh) the new butt is cork selling equipment
captain_cyprinid
1 week 4 days ago
hogs
captain_cyprinid
1 day 6 hours ago
what IS the secret to catching the ever elusive hog sucker? Camping at Eagle Cliffs in 2002 (First Roundup!)
Corey
12 years 7 months ago
HIGH FIVE
captain_cyprinid
1 day 7 hours ago
HIGH FIVE *high five noise* someday i hope to set a record of my own with a largescale or maybe a northern pikeminnow (but still, bad ass catch) A Record Fish Experience
andy
2 years 9 months ago
lights
captain_cyprinid
1 day 7 hours ago
i CT (where my grandparents live) we use lighted bobbers to imitate a firefly much like how you would use a popping cork to attract small bass. the... more Brown Bullhead Adventure
andy
2 years 9 months ago
lota lota
captain_cyprinid
1 day 7 hours ago
lota lota, aka burbot A Fall Brule Trip
andy
2 years 9 months ago
Dr Flathead's picture
Ever get much for Smallies th
Dr Flathead
1 day 11 hours ago
Ever get much for Smallies thru the ice?  I'd like to work on getting a big bronzeback out of an ice hole this season.  Cool to see some Largemouth... more some late-season bassin'
Eli
3 days 11 hours ago
Mike B's picture
I was ice fishing with Eli a
Mike B
1 day 17 hours ago
I was ice fishing with Eli a couple years ago and watched him pull a few beefy largemouths out with the raps so ya,that's no fluke. I personally ... more some late-season bassin'
Eli
3 days 11 hours ago
Hengelaar's picture
That looks like fun, man. Cat
Hengelaar
2 days 1 hour ago
That looks like fun, man. Catching fish and stuff. Yeah. Fish. And then catching them and the like. Must be fun...   some late-season bassin'
Eli
3 days 11 hours ago
chunk
captain_cyprinid
2 days 5 hours ago
theres a guy on the clark fork named dave who builds his own fly rods using willow shoots and spent fly lines. pretty cool guy. Andy's Alaska Adventure - Part I
andy
2 years 9 months ago
Carp Chaser's picture
Great report. Florida is full
Carp Chaser
2 days 6 hours ago
Great report. Florida is full of interesting species. You got into lots of nice fish- tilapia, cichlids, "walkers" - like that wording,  redear... more Midwest Homebody Goes to Florida
Outdoors4life
1 week 4 days ago
Carp Chaser's picture
Thanks for that info. 
Carp Chaser
2 days 7 hours ago
Thanks for that info.  Lets play name the species again!!!
Carp Chaser
5 months 6 days ago
TonyS's picture
Weird
TonyS
2 days 7 hours ago
guess I double posted... some late-season bassin'
Eli
3 days 11 hours ago
TonyS's picture
Nice! cool report, I wish the
TonyS
2 days 7 hours ago
Nice! cool report, I wish there was some kind of significant weedbed within 20 miles of me.  I can't remember ever catching a black bass through the... more some late-season bassin'
Eli
3 days 11 hours ago