Dedicated catfishermen work to different standards than bass and trout fishermen. I'm not exactly in that class, but I was raised by one who was.Don Broeren said:In my opinion 50 lb. test is major overkill for fishing in Colorado (unless you're muskie fishing). :
It's not uncommon to see rods as stout as offshore boat rods, huge Penn ocean reels, and line you could rope cattle with.