Red River Catfish Reports

January 6, 2022

Welcome to 2022. As of right now we have had great snowfall and that is just what the doctor ordered to get some water in the river. I am very excited for this spring when we get going. I think we are about to have an other banner year here on the Red River. We […]

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December 16, 2021

Heading into Christmas and winter is setting in. We are already gearing up for 2022 and booking trips way ahead of last year. Weekends in the first half of the season are very tight but we still have lots of room to get everyone in. We are also booking 2022 right now. May weekends are […]

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November 9, 2021

For the sake of being up front. Due to rising costs of doing business we have been forced to cover some of our costs on a case by case basis. For 2022 we will start charging 4% on balances paid for with credit card. We will also have a fuel surcharge for Drayton Trips. As […]

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November 4, 2021

The past weeks brought some water to the system and we are currently set to go into winter with river levels about where they are supposed to be. This is a good thing and if we get some winter we should start 2022 in good shape. In the near term I am getting ready to […]

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September 7, 2021

We finally received some rain and we have water for now. The rains of that past couple weeks have brought the river up to over 1,000 cfs at Grand Forks and that is moving north. While it is still not a ton of water it is truly blessing for the fish to keep them going. […]

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August 15, 2021

Due to the low water and condition of the fish I have decided to suspend guiding for the remainder of 2021 or until we get substantial rains to create some flow and get the fish feeding again. I don’t feel I can provide a true Red River experience at this time. This will best for […]

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August 2, 2021

After attending the Cats Incredible tournament over the weekend, I am encouraged that we still have lots of fish to catch. There were many reports of good numbers of fish and a few big fish mixed in to boot. One thing stood out from most reports was that the fishing was much better early in […]

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July 2, 2021

Sorry for the lack of reports. I just got done with basically a 40 day run. A lot has changed over the past few weeks. The water is getting scary low below the dams. I quit fishing north of Grand Forks about six weeks ago. South Grand Forks has lots of water but very little […]

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June 1, 2021

Get ready for some catfish shock. The forecast is everything we don’t want. Nice stable comfortable weather right to nasty hot. Water temps will be rising very fast into the 70s and shocking the fish for a few days and then I suspect the spawn will be close behind. In the meantime get out and […]

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May 23, 2021

It’s been a crazy week for sure. We were on the best fishing of the year the early part of the week in one section and mediocre fishing in another section. Finally some much needed rain made everything cold and miserable and a huge downpour flooded one trib and nearly knocked out Drayton. So right […]

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