The 1st catfishermen

Discussion in 'All Catfishing' started by wolfman, Apr 8, 2006.

  1. wolfman

    wolfman Well-Known Member

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    Walter Flack
    The first catfishermen were given the name "angle-liar", because they held out their hands to show how big the catfish was that they caught. As you can guess, the measurement was seldom anywhere but near accurate. Over the years the word developed into "angler".
     
  2. Dreadnaught

    Dreadnaught New Member

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    You just ain't right Walter, LMAO!!!
     

  3. Patmansc

    Patmansc Well-Known Member

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    Pat Chaney
    Walter, your example is truly an excellent contemporary testament to the veracity of that story, you scalawag, you.