There are a lot of catfish in Bull Shoals Lake. Channel catfish are here in good numbers, but you can also catch blue catfish and flathead catfish too.  Big channel catfish over 20 pounds can be caught in the lake.  If you want to target even bigger catfish, try fishing for blue catfish or flathead catfish.  Some fish over 60 pounds are possible here.

Learn More About Catfish

Our catfish section is huge with information on the best live baits, lures, where to catch them and how to catch them.  Visit our catfish page to learn more.