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Catfishing On The Minnesota River

by In-Fisherman   |  August 16th, 2011 0
Me and my cat fish
Species: Catfish
Date Caught: 08/09/2010
Kept / Released: Released
Region of Catch: Region 2
Length: 26 inches
Weight: 10
Lure / Bait used: Bait | Night Crawlers
In Scott County Minnesota the sheriffs department takes 50 kids out catfishing in a boat there the boat captains. I was with Tom he was such a nice guy and another guy that I became friends with. Tom said do you want to catch a lot of fish or just cat fish, we said a lot of fish so we used night crawlers. We went downstream. We stopped put out our lines and I caught a couple sheep heads. Then my pole was bending like crazy, so I picked it up started to reel in it was heavy. The reel was on the left side I usually reel in on the right side and I just put on sunscreen so it was slippery. I seen the fish it was huge Tom said don’t get it under the boat he had net ready for it. I tried hard as I could not to get under the boat and I didn’t . We got it into the boat and it was a 26 inch Catfish.
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