The View Upstream with Keith ''Catfish'' Sutton - World Fishing Network
The View Upstream with Keith

Keith "Catfish" Sutton is a full-time freelance writer, photographer, editor and lecturer. He writes about a multitude of subjects, including hunting, fishing, nature and conservation issues, and has had more than 2,000 feature publications and over 1,800 photos published in more than 350 magazines, newspapers, websites and various other publications. He has written, edited or co-authored more than 35 books.

Keith is former chairman of the board and past president of the Southeastern Outdoor Press Association, and served two terms as president of the Arkansas Outdoor Press Association. He's the recipient of more than 50 awards and special recognition from Outdoor Writers Association of America, Southeastern Outdoor Press Association, Association for Conservation Information, National Shooting Sports Foundation, Izaak Walton League of America, International Association of Business Communicators and other organizations. The Arkansas Wildlife Federation honored him as "Conservation Communicator of the Year" in 2000 and 2003.

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Evolution of a Lady Angler
Evolution of a Lady Angler
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Evolution of a Lady Angler Catching a redfish was a turning point in Theresa Sutton's evolution as an angler.
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The
The 'Drum' Beat
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The 'Drum' Beat Many anglers scorn the homely looking freshwater drum, but this so-called 'rough fish' has excellent qualities that...
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Fishing Arkansas
Fishing Arkansas' World-Record Waters
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Fishing Arkansas' World-Record Waters Catfish, trout, hybrid stripers and walleyes: if these fish are among those you love to catch, listen up.
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Columbia River Chinooks
Columbia River Chinooks
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Columbia River Chinooks 'Egg fishing for chinooks is sort of like poker,' said fellow outdoor writer Terry Sheely as we floated down the...
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The Mid-South
The Mid-South's Best Night-Fishing Lakes
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The Mid-South's Best Night-Fishing Lakes During the dog days of summer, the weather in the Mid-South gets sultry'super sultry.
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Fishing I-40
Fishing I-40
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Fishing I-40 Over the years, I've logged thousands of miles on Interstate 40, from its western beginning near Barstow in southern...
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Heartland Hideaway: Fishing Arkansas
Heartland Hideaway: Fishing Arkansas' Lake Ouachita
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Heartland Hideaway: Fishing Arkansas' Lake Ouachita Surrounded by 1.8-million-acre Ouachita National Forest, Lake Ouachita west of Hot Springs, Arkansas, has remained...
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Goliath!
Goliath!
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Goliath! When I was a teenager fishing Arkansas farm ponds and rivers, I started keeping a list of fish I dreamed of catching...
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The Best Trophy Bluegill Lake in the World
The Best Trophy Bluegill Lake in the World
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The Best Trophy Bluegill Lake in the World I knew the minute I saw it I would love Richmond Mill Lake.
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On the River Xingu
On the River Xingu
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On the River Xingu One might think a hackneyed old fisherman like me would have no trouble sleeping after a 60-hour journey from Arkansas...
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'Bama Cat Smackdown
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'Bama Cat Smackdown The temperature all week had been Africa-hot. By noon each day, the thermometer in 'The Shoals' area of north Alabama...
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Crazy About Cobias
Crazy About Cobias
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Crazy About Cobias Pick up a rod and reel spooled with heavy line. Tie the line to the bumper of your truck. Be sure the drag is properly...
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The Fish with a Crown
The Fish with a Crown
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The Fish with a Crown Seated comfortably on the stern of the white-and-gray panga, a traditional Mexican fishing boat, my wife Theresa and I...
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Jungle Catfishing
Jungle Catfishing
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Jungle Catfishing The Xingu River Lodge sits like a dream palace high on a palm-covered mountain in the Brazilian state of Par'.
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Dogfish Heads, French Fries and Other Strange Baits
Dogfish Heads, French Fries and Other Strange Baits
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Dogfish Heads, French Fries and Other Strange Baits It was, to say the least, an unusual conversation. 'Señor, my American friend is willing to pay 50 American...
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Stripers of the Chesapeake
Stripers of the Chesapeake
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Stripers of the Chesapeake Stripers are the most popular sportfish in Chesapeake Bay, often reaching weights of 20 pounds or more. (Keith Sutton...
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Ozarks Trout
Ozarks Trout
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Ozarks Trout Just 50 years ago, if you had asked an Arkansas fisherman where to go to catch a limit of trout, he would have thought...
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Brazilian Redtails
Brazilian Redtails
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Brazilian Redtails On all sides of our boat, dolphins are surfacing. They show no fear. Occasionally we're drenched with spray as one...
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