Magic Noodle Share0 Tweet Email Share on Facebook.Share on Twitter.Share on Google+ John Smith Imperial Missouri Species: Channel Catfish Date Caught: 08/26/2011 Kept / Released: Kept Region of Catch: Region 1 Length: 37 inches Weight: 26 Lure / Bait used: Bait | magic bait chicken liver and blood We started jugging 2 years ago for catfish. We used goldfish, chicken liver, magic bait and catfish nuggets. Everything we caught was on magic bait chicken liver and blood. We were happy with 3-10 pound catfish. We changed to swimming noodles since they were so much easier to work with. We had fished all day Friday August 26, 2011 and didn’t catch anything at all which is very unusual. We threw out some noodles in deeper water and went for a swim. My husband John got into the boat and noticed one yellow noodle had went under water for a few minutes and then popped back up. We headed over to the noodle and the adventure began. My husband started pulling up te 8 foot line and was almost pulled into the water a couple of times. I got the net ready but it wasn’t big enough. So between the both of us we got this huge fish into our boat. Their were people on the docks and swimming cheering us on. We were shocked to find out the fish we caught was 26 pounds 10 ounce channel catfish and 37 inches long. We were so tired and excited at the end we were not able to sleep that night. Share on Facebook.Share on Twitter.Share on Google+ Share0 Tweet Email Load Comments ( ) Don’t forget to sign up! Get the Top Stories from In-Fisherman Delivered to Your Inbox Every Week To sign-up for our newsletter, check this box and submit your email address below. If you sign-up, then you acknowledge that your email address is valid, and that you have read and accept our Terms of Service Even More Master Angler Show More Get the In-Fisherman Newsletter FREE! Get the top stories delivered right to your inbox every week. To sign-up for our newsletter, check this box and submit your email address below. If you sign-up, then you acknowledge that your email address is valid, and that you have read and accept our Terms of Service Best Fishing Times: Solunar CalendarRead Now! Advertisement ▶ Now on Tablets! Subscribe & Save! Temporary Price Reduction! Subscribe Now Give a Gift | Subscriber Services LIKE WHAT YOU'RE READING? Get 8 issues for the low price of just $8! Subscribe!