to the Catfish Conservation Group (CCG) web site!
CCG is the World's first club dedicated to fishing for the wels
catfish, (Latin name - Silurus glanis), also called the European
or Danubian catfish. We are based in England but have catfishing
members all over the World.If you want to know more information
about the wels catfish, where to find them and how to catch
them, or want to get hold of specialist catfishing tackle, you've
come to the right place!
you are a travelling catfisherman, then this site also has something
for you. Many of our members catch catfish all over the World
and have experience landing many other species of cats too including
channel cats, vundu, sementendu, redtails, goonch and more!
Some of their articles appear on this site.
can access lots of information through this site
and get even more from the exclusive members section. Joining
the CCG is easy, it costs just £15 a year, click on membership
section to find out more and join online.This website is a resource
for all so if you have anything to contribute, please get in
Offers on Rooms at Hilton Hotel Milton Keynes
members attending AGM
Online before 31st January
a catfish related question? Post it on the
Looking for the latest
Catfish Tackle? Visit the CCG Online
a catfish photograph?
can submit pictures of their catches for uploading to the CCG
Clarke and friends
you through a
rigs, baits and
Members Price £11.25
Complete guide to
catfishing methods and techniques Ideal
for both new and
experienced catfish anglers.
Lots of images
page hardback £19.95
to Catfish - French Rivers DVD
Brand new DVD only release in the
Passport to Catfish Series from 'Day Ticket' team Trevor
Pritchard and Richard Garner. Follow a 'true to life' week long
session on the River Saone - This is a 'real' fishing DVD -
tells it like it is in the relaxed 'Day Ticket' style - running
time 1hr 50min
available from the CCG shop
new DVD 'Underwaterattacks 1'
the DVD has an English language option,
video trailer is in German. Never-the-less it gives
good idea of what to expect from this amazing film.
Whiskers' Editor Keith Lambert's
DVD review HERE
CCG Members price £17.95
Articles pages have recently been updated with articles taken
from the last issue of Whiskers magazine these now include photographs.
Existing articles can be accessed through the Article Archive
pages that have also been added.
IGFA World Catfish Record 228lb 6oz
Kevin Maddocks' 7 year
reign as world record holder is over! The IGFA has accepted
a claim of 228lb 6oz from German catfish angler Guenther Schwierzy.
The fish was caught from Italy's River Mincio. Ironically Kevin
was one of a small number of CCG members who pioneered catfishing
on the Mincio in the early 90's.
Record - 224lb 10oz
Fish-In Record Catfish Pictures - 61lb 2oz
- Wels - Waller - Silure - Siluro - Sumec - Ssom - Malle -
baligi - Meerval - Sum
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