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More Cat Scratch Fever

August 17th, 2011

British angler  Chris Grimmer recently landed this freakshow albino catfish which reportedly weighed 194 pounds and was just about 8 feet long. What the heck kind of stinkbait do you need to reel in that kind of whiskery whiteness? He caught it near Barcelona, Spain. Too bad no one knew the potential that existed there [...]

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Cat, the other white meat?

July 7th, 2011

Kerr Reservoir, also known as Buggs Island, is a 50,000 acre lake that straddles the border of North Carolina and Virginia. The area has hosted a number of BASS events over the years. It’s a good striper fishery and an excellent crappie hole. Additionally, it’s one of the many lakes where Carolina crankers like David [...]

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Keep Your Hands to Yourself

May 16th, 2011

I thought noodling (or noodlin’, as some might call it), the art-slash-science of reaching into the mouth of a catfish and then wrasslin’ it into submission,was a practice largely limited to states like Oklahoma and Louisiana, but it had never crossed my mind that they wouldn’t do it in Texas. In fact, owing to the [...]

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