upper james river blue catfish

Discussion in 'VIRGINIA RIVERS TALK' started by richmondherperman, Oct 4, 2008.

  1. richmondherperman

    richmondherperman New Member

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    I had somebody tell me that there are blues above the falls is this true or is he catching big channels?
     
  2. Madtom

    Madtom New Member

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    I caught a 26 lber earlier in the year above the Z dam. We catch flatheads, channels, and blues up there. Probable getting good about now, but I'm to busy fishing down river.
     

  3. richmondherperman

    richmondherperman New Member

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    Yeah that is really good try straight out in front of the island down stream near the parking lot it looks really good.
     
  4. riverdawg-1

    riverdawg-1 New Member

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    i know a few people who have caught blues as far up river as big island, nnot many but here and there.
    chip
     
  5. ThaWstSide

    ThaWstSide New Member

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    Can someone please tell me what the state record blue catfish weight is in Virginia?

    thanks,
    Jim
     
  6. richmondherperman

    richmondherperman New Member

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    O it was 95 pounds.
     
  7. 66TBONE

    66TBONE New Member

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    95.7 lbs
     
  8. richmondherperman

    richmondherperman New Member

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    Hay what bait are you using and where are you castng at night for the flatheads is wood or deep holes a need.