The Wels Catfish (lat. Silurus glanis) also called sheatfish, is a large predatory catfish, can be found stocked in some lakes although it prefers large, warm lakes and deep, slow-flowing rivers. It has a long body with no scales, an enormous head with tiny eyes, two very long barbules protruding from it and an equally enormous mouth.
The mouth is filled with hundreds of tiny soft teeth on the top and bottom of its jaw. It possible total length up to 4 m (13 ft) and a maximum weight of over 180 kg (400 lb). The Wels Catfish is the second largest freshwater fish in its region after the beluga sturgeon. The Wels Catfish can usually be found in in deep holes, among weed beds and lilies, hiding in hollows under the bank or lurking under overhanging branches of trees.
It will feed on any fish as live or deadbait, fishmeal pellets, frog, fishmeal based boilies, worms.