Channel Catfishing on the Red River – Manitoba Hot Bite

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The channel catfish fishery on this section of the Red River north of Lockport to its mouth at Lake Winnipeg is well documented as being world-class trophy waters. Cats are caught here daily with average sizes in the 32” to 35” range, or in other words consistently close to or surpassing the Master Angler minimum length of 34”. Anglers also have a better than average chance at any given time of hooking into behemoths well over 36“ in addition to a fair shot at eclipsing the 40” mark!

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