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Live Bait Fishing in the Susquehanna River Can Yield Monster Flathead Catfish [VIDEO]

When everything goes right, you can put a flathead catfish in the boat like this one.

Here’s a great look at fall fishing in the Susquehanna River where the flathead catfish grow extremely big.

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With the right gear and a little good fortune, you too can land a catfish the size of a small truck and here’s how:

 

The Susquehanna River has its start in New York State, flows through Pennsylvania into Maryland, and ultimately empties into the Chesapeake Bay. It is the sixteenth biggest river in the United States and the longest river in the nation without commercial boat traffic.

The flathead catfish is native to the Susquehanna and considered a great sport fish. Known as excellent table fare, flathead catfish are targeted by many anglers hoping not only to boat a bruiser, but dinner as well. Although it doesn’t say in this video, this fish was most likely a Pennsylvania fish.

One question I would like to throw out there: what does it say on the note those guys pasted on that dude’s hat?

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Live Bait Fishing in the Susquehanna River Can Yield Monster Flathead Catfish [VIDEO]