If ya caught fish ever time ya went out, then there wouldn’t be ener fish left.”

Just a little tidbit of fishing theology found off the highly acclaimed Okie Noodling documentary which is currently playing on the Dunham home screen.I have to live forever with the knowledge that I grew up in the same state this takes place. I honestly never knew about it until last year, long after my exit from Oklahoma. Craig doesn’t believe it. He keeps saying he sees my family on the DVD.

Maddie started watching it with us and she said, “What are they doing?”

Me: Well, they are using their hands as bait to catch catfish.

Maddie: So they get all cut up and bloody and ouchie?

Me: Yep.

Maddie: Why would anybody do that?

Me: That’s the question, Maddie. I do not know.