Though you might think he's ugly, to a female catfish, he's the best fish in the sea, so to speak. He makes the house, he guards the kids -- maybe this guy is a catch after all!
The catfish is a popular game fish that can give you a good fight once successfully hooked. The best time to do this is just after the catfish spawn, which depends on many variables. Take our catfish spawn quiz to learn about getting ready to reel in one of these large bottom feeders. See more »