scrappy sunfishes make excellent family
fish might want to consider Kentucky
Lake's catfish channel cats, flatheads
and the plentiful and often ponderous
blue catfish. They remain the best bet for
numbers of fish, any one of which might
be all that a fisherman can carry. After all,
the area produced the Kentucky state
record blue cat, an even 100-pounder.
throughout the year, but they are an excel-
lent bet during the days of summer when
it may be a little more difficult to catch
ture creek channel junctures with the
river channel, underwater points, ledges
and such catfish can be pursued just as
scientifically as, say, black bass.
ual fish heavier than entire limit catches
of other species. Five-pounders are pretty
ho-hum. Blue catfish commonly attain
weights of 20 to 30 pounds and real gi-
ants are always a possibility.
out what species to pursue. With multiple
fish options demanding attention, that's a
pleasant problem for the angler.