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post #1 of 17 (permalink) Old 08-04-2008, 02:19 PM Thread Starter
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Had a great fishing trip this weekend. Went to the river and sackedemup. Caught over 100lb. of blues, channels and flathead catfish. The dang stinger was so heavy I had to get help to get it in the pickup.

We also got to snag some huge gar. We took a pic of the first one we got in, and of course it was the smallest one all day...seriously...

Later on in the day my buddy got one up to the bank that would have weighed over 50lb!! He kept saying "grab him, grab him on the tail", but for some reason I was a little reluctant to jump in the water with that toothed monster...he got away.

John Eitzen
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post #2 of 17 (permalink) Old 08-04-2008, 02:24 PM
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way to go i love deep fried catfish and hush puppies

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post #3 of 17 (permalink) Old 08-04-2008, 02:27 PM
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That's a nice stringer right there...

Democracy is two wolves and a lamb voting on what to have for lunch.
Liberty is a well-armed lamb contesting the outcome of the vote.
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post #4 of 17 (permalink) Old 08-05-2008, 01:53 PM
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That's alot of serious fish frying going on there. Is that gar fish a member of the Pike fish family cuz I see those up here once in a while in ponds and older stagnant runoffs and such. How do you cook up a catfish?

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post #5 of 17 (permalink) Old 08-05-2008, 02:16 PM
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I like to mix up a seasoned flour mix with about 30% yellow corn meal. Dip the catfish in milk/egg then coat them in the dry mix and deep fry. Peanut oil is great for fish.
I add Loureys, garlic,a dash of cayenne pepper, lemon/pepper/ papprica/bread crumbs to regular flour. Sounds like a lot but it comes out pretty good. I use this for all deep fried fish. I make up a big batch and put it in the freezer for storage. Thats a nice catch!

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post #6 of 17 (permalink) Old 08-06-2008, 07:38 AM
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Nice stringer!

You guys are making me hungry.
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post #7 of 17 (permalink) Old 08-13-2008, 10:30 AM
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Catfish I caught

Just one that I caught....

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post #8 of 17 (permalink) Old 08-13-2008, 10:42 AM
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Another Trip same Bait

I like the stringer pics so heres mone...

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post #9 of 17 (permalink) Old 08-13-2008, 11:42 AM
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fish frydid ya noodle that first one?
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post #10 of 17 (permalink) Old 08-14-2008, 07:24 AM
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Yea the first one was noodled....
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