Originally Posted by FrankB2
Pretty neat, isn't it
? I failed to mention that the ZXL is a 4wt, and I was
very impressed with its ability to handle this fish into the shallows. There
were several boulder size rocks that the fish wanted to retreat to, but I was
able to turn him nicely. I love this rod!
That is a big fish for a 4 wt. I have fished with a flyrod in catfish territory, but i have never managed to hook up with one.
Catfish is supposed to be pretty good eating in the winter, its meat is firmer than in the hot summer water. Did you eat him?