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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