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Is it best to fish for catfish at night?

Asked: Lucas Olsen, Last Updated:

Night fishing is better largely because summer catfish move from deeper water to shallows to feed at night, making them easier to find and catch. Whiskerfish and their prey are more comfortable in shallow, near-shore environs when the sun is down.

FAQ

  • Where do fish come from?

    In both instances, fish are raised as they are in the wild, from female eggs fertilized by male sperm, hatched, and then raised to sizes large enough for harvesting. One advantage of fish farming is that from egg to maturity, farmed fish have a much better chance of surviving than those in the wild.

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    A study in the Journal of the American Medical Association details the growing problem of histamine poisoning caused by tuna. Histamine poisoning causes a rash, diarrhea, cramping, vomiting, a tight feeling in the throat, facial flushing, and headache -- symptoms that are disabling but temporary and usually not fatal.

  • How long do clams take to open?

    Allow the clams enough time to open their shells - this will be indicated by a burst of steam and popped-open shells, anywhere from 2–3 minutes to 5-10 minutes, depending on the type of clams. If some don't open in this time, discard them as they probably were already dead.

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