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    Caught a hog...

    ...of a fish today.

    He was up shallow and was silhouetted against a light bottom. I saw him from about 25 ft away or so and thought he was a monster bass. I made the perfect cast and dropped a rubber worm in front of his nose. A few twitches later he took it. Well, he was a monster....catfish.

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    I'm guessing he was about 15 pounds or so. I had to lift him with two hands.


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    Time for a fish fry!

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    I like the fish pic but I gotta quit letting people photograph my hairline.
    It is surely true that you can lead a horse to water but you can't make them drink. Nor can you make them grateful for your efforts.

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    Great catch! In one of your farm ponds? Very good!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rock and Glock View Post
    Great catch! In one of your farm ponds? Very good!
    No, a friends pond. I don't have one yet, but will in the next few years.
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    I used to work night shift in the ER. My wife used to go to the pond and fish in the evenings when I was at work. I came home from work one morning and when I went to the restroom I found a huge catfish swimming in the bathtub. It was so big it couldn't turn around in the tub.

    I went and woke the wife up and said "Honey... How'd a catfish get in the bathtub?" She said, if she didn't put it in the bathtub, no one would ever believe she caught a fish that big! Took her about a half hour to drag it up from the pond. I'm surprised it was still alive.

    Guess who had to clean it?
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    Fair's fair.

    I sent you some turkey recipes previously so..............................

    The Catfish Institute Canada Recipes

    Catfish Recipes - Allrecipes.com

    Catfish Recipes - Recipes for Catfish and Hush Puppies

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    Catfish Recipes - Food.com

    Timmy, enjoy!!
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    looks like plenty to share

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    Quote Originally Posted by atctimmy View Post
    I like the fish pic but I gotta quit letting people photograph my hairline.
    Your too self-conscious........ and that one Heckuva cat !

    I caught a couple of cats on spinnerbaits and worms before. Too bad that wasn't a bass....but, I'd eat that'un with ya no problem!
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    Nice catch.
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    Good deal! We used to go catfishing all of the time. Those are great memories. Nothing like catching a big cat. @ 15 lbs. I bet he was a handful.

    Keep us posted on your progress when you start your pond, I'd like to hear about it. Don't forget to take pics!

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    Looks like a "Blue" cat",IIRC the biggest catfish ever recorded was a Blue Cat that weighed something like 130 pounds
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    Yummy!!!
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