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ducky_hunter

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Manitoba Catfish
« on: May 09, 2011, 08:39:28 PM »
here are some photos of some Catfish I caught just noth of Winnipeg Manitoba





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Re: Manitoba Catfish
« Reply #1 on: May 09, 2011, 09:33:59 PM »
thats awesome .....I wasnt aware that there were catfish in Canada.  I don't think there are any in Alberta at least. That is my favorite fish to eat !

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Re: Manitoba Catfish
« Reply #2 on: May 09, 2011, 09:43:37 PM »
haha actually it funny you say that theres stone cat in the milk river very very south of here haha

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Re: Manitoba Catfish
« Reply #3 on: May 10, 2011, 02:15:01 AM »
Catching cats out of Lockport is an absolute blast!  I lived in Winnipeg for a bit and got to enjoy the world class Channel Catfish fishery a few times.  It is a bucket list trip for any Canadian fisherman for sure.  Here I am back holding a nice cat with my buddy Todd, back in 2005.  Unfortunately Todd is up in the sky fishing for those big cats now, as he lost a battle with cancer.  I will always remember those days and be thankful for the time spent fishing with him.

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Re: Manitoba Catfish
« Reply #4 on: May 10, 2011, 07:17:39 AM »
nice photo Chris      them cats put on a real battle  dont they

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Re: Manitoba Catfish
« Reply #5 on: May 10, 2011, 09:49:56 AM »
I did this trip 3 years ago , out of Lock port . An absolute blast catching them things . Id fish for these over a Salmon anyday , maybe its just the red on my neck but hey something about hooking into a 25- 30 pound fish every other cast gets me excited .





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Re: Manitoba Catfish
« Reply #6 on: May 10, 2011, 10:54:28 AM »
yep i love  catfish    yopu should see the Walleye that come from the Red   they are lime green looking  they call them greenbacks      my bigest is 13 LBS   my bother is opening up a Catfish guiding and boat renting pace up by lockport

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Re: Manitoba Catfish
« Reply #7 on: May 11, 2011, 11:11:43 PM »
We hooked into quite a few I think around 10 , got some walleye caught .

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« Reply #8 on: May 11, 2011, 11:15:54 PM »
Are those cats good to eat? Just wondering and nice catch btw.. ;D

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« Reply #9 on: May 11, 2011, 11:17:42 PM »
Are those cats good to eat? Just wondering and nice catch btw.. ;D

My guide said they like to cook em up , once in awhile . Fillet them and cut them into chunks and cook em in Cajun seasoning .

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Re: Manitoba Catfish
« Reply #10 on: May 12, 2011, 04:32:39 AM »
Sweet pics guys. How many do you normally catch in a day? When is the best time to go for them?  Yes that is on my top 2 or 3 this year to do.


My buddies liked the middle of June, and would make a trip there at that time each year.  Fishing was great, and they would have 40 + fish days.  I just came out in the evenings, and fishing was always good.

I also put in a picture of a Greenback as they call them in Manitoba.  The walleye are emerald green on the back like I had never seen anywhere else.  Getting to fish the Red River, Winnipeg River, and Lake Winnipeg was a real treat.     

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Re: Manitoba Catfish
« Reply #11 on: May 12, 2011, 05:53:32 AM »
Sweet pics guys. How many do you normally catch in a day? When is the best time to go for them?  Yes that is on my top 2 or 3 this year to do.


My buddies liked the middle of June, and would make a trip there at that time each year.  Fishing was great, and they would have 40 + fish days.  I just came out in the evenings, and fishing was always good.



I also put in a picture of a Greenback as they call them in Manitoba.  The walleye are emerald green on the back like I had never seen anywhere else.  Getting to fish the Red River, Winnipeg River, and Lake Winnipeg was a real treat.     

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thanks for the photos Chris  that is back home for me    sure miss that fishery . I am try to be back there for a week this summer .   

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Re: Manitoba Catfish
« Reply #12 on: May 12, 2011, 05:55:45 AM »
Are those cats good to eat? Just wondering and nice catch btw.. ;D

you can only keep small ones.   I kept one one time cooked it up . yuck  . I guess there is a special way to cook it

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Re: Manitoba Catfish
« Reply #13 on: May 23, 2011, 11:17:54 AM »
will be there june 17, cant wait love those cats

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Re: Manitoba Catfish
« Reply #14 on: May 23, 2011, 01:17:54 PM »
will be there june 17, cant wait love those cats
That water should be good and High . Have a good trip Im very very jelious .

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Re: Manitoba Catfish
« Reply #15 on: May 26, 2011, 11:16:53 PM »
will be there june 17, cant wait love those cats

will be there for a week and a half in August.......    Hoping La Salle is having a good flow then  so besides catfishing.. i can get in some panfishing  for those rock bass, pumpkinseeds, and crappies.
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Re: Manitoba Catfish
« Reply #16 on: May 27, 2011, 07:43:45 AM »
ducky_hunter, is this around the Selkirk area?...My grandfather used to take me up around that area years ago...I caught my first catfish there and a fish they called a silver bass...
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Re: Manitoba Catfish
« Reply #17 on: June 07, 2011, 04:23:54 PM »
crazy catchs guys what kind of catfish is that?

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Re: Manitoba Catfish
« Reply #18 on: June 07, 2011, 06:34:45 PM »
crazy catchs guys what kind of catfish is that?

They are channel cats. 

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Re: Manitoba Catfish
« Reply #19 on: June 14, 2011, 08:57:57 PM »
will be there june 17, cant wait love those cats

will be there for a week and a half in August.......    Hoping  is having a good flow then  so besides catfishing.. i can get in some panfishing  for those rock bass, pumpkinseeds, and crappies.

hey I grew up on the La Salle river    fished all the time