Say “trophy fishing in Canada” and the first thought in most people’s mind is a big walleye or giant pike. What about fish with whiskers?

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In this video, Aaron Wiebe shows us the thrill of tangling with a Manitoba Master Angler channel cat. He also reveals his go-to approach for tricking “a big ugly” to use one of its nine lives on a dead bait offering.

Check out this video from the self-proclaimed Channel Catfish Capital of the World.