Author Archives: Dena Standley

About Dena Standley

Dena Standley is a wife, mom, freelance writer and valued contributor to Reel Adventure Fishing. Her passions include reading, writing, traveling and spending as much time as possible with her family surf fishing on the Texas Gulf Coast.

Old-School Catfishing Techniques and a Disgusting but Effective Bait Recipe

Although I have been catfishing many times, for this story, I called in an expert, my dad. He grew up on the banks of the Attoyac River, deep in the heart of East Texas. His childhood was spent running trotlines and fishing for catfish. Although he left the Attoyac over 50 years ago, he never lost his love of fishing. At least once or twice a year, you will find him camped beside Lake Sam Rayburn doing the same kind… Read More »