Conference 2016

Check out our welcome video by Steve Douglas!

Catfish Conference 2016 Highlights

WHAT IS THE CONFERENCE ABOUT?

It’s all about Catfish. As the sport of catfishing catches on with more and more anglers it seems only natural that there should be a Catfish Conference.Learn More »

WHO IS HOSTING?

The first ever Catfish Conference 2016 will be hosted by Jeff Jones Marine and Monster Rod Holders. Jim Hopper is General Manager at Jeff Jones Marine and Steve Douglas is owner of Monster Rod Holders.Learn More »

WHY US?

Well, discussions had been going on for a couple years about having a dedicated catfish event, so we finally decided we would do it.Learn More »

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Speakers

Program

DAY 1

27 Feb 2016
09:00
Jeff Jones Marine – Main Stage

Welcome Message from the Organizers


09:30
Jeff Jones Marine – Catfish Conference
Aaron Wheatley

Catfishing 101 with Aaron Wheatley

Professional catfish angler and Monsters on the Ohio Tournament Director Aaron Wheatley will be talking about ‘Catfishing 101’. Aaron will talk about how to get started catfishing from the very basics…

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10:15
Jeff Jones Marine – Catfish Conference
LARRY MUSE

Larry Muse’s proven tactics to catch the ‘big ones’

Professional Angler and Monsters on the Ohio Catfish tournament Champion Larry Muse will giving a seminar and sharing some of his proven tactics to catch the big ones. Larry has also been named Big Cat Quest angler of the year 3 years running.

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11:45 – 13:00
Jeff Jones Marine

Lunch Break


13:00
Jeff Jones Marine – Catfish Conference
Mark Blauvelt & Ryan Lawrence

Mark Blauvelt and Ryan Lawrence : Learn about “dragging” baits for Channel Cats in your local lakes

Catfish Conference : Seminar #3

Learn about “Dragging” baits for Channel Cats in your local lakes with BnM Poles Pro staffers Mark Blauvelt and Ryan Lawrence.

Mark and Ryan will go over many of the aspects of how to put cats in the boat consistently with this year round technique including:

  • Drifting vs Trolling
  • Rigging
  • Boat control
  • Speed
  • Equipment and baits
  • Where and when
  • Tips and tricks from the pros

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13:00
Jeff Jones Marine – Catfish Conference
Carl Morrris Jr

Carl Morrris Jr : Tournament prepping

Carl Morrris Jr will be giving a seminar on Tournament prepping. Carl is ranked among one of the best catfish fish anglers in the nation winning many national titles. Carl will focus on pre tournament considerations, Mapping, bait collection, tackle considerations,pre fishing and more.

Learn how to get started fishing tournaments from one of the top catfishing anglers in the nation.

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14:30
Jeff Jones Marine – Catfish Conference
David Shipman & Brooke Wilbanks

Champions David Shipman and Brooke Wilbanks : Locating and Targeting Trophy Catfish

Catfish Conference: Seminar #4

Locating and Targeting Trophy Catfish.
Join 2015 Bass Pro’s Big Cat Quest Champions David Shipman and Brooke Wilbanks of Corinth, Mississippi for some catfishing Q&A.

David and Brooke will share some of their tips and tactics they use to consistently keep them on top the leader boards in the various regional and National catfishing events across the country.

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15:15
Jeff Jones Marine – Catfish Conference
Dave Hart

Dave Hart: Tournament live tanks and fish health

Professional Catfish angler Dave Hart will give a seminar on tournament live tanks and fish health. Learn the basics of keeping your tournament winning catches in good shape for a healthy release.

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18:00
Jeff Jones Marine – Catfish Conference

End of Conference – Thank you all for coming!

Conference Location 2017

Crowne Plaza Louisville Airport Hotel

830 Phillips Lane, Louisville, Kentucky, USA 40209

Book Your Room for $109 ONLY at the Crowne Plaza!

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