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#12277121 - 06/03/17 04:37 PM Newbie Question
boatner Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 04/24/17
Posts: 8
I've caught a lot of catfish in my years, but now for the first time I have a live-well to put em in. Question is: What's the best way to get em out? I hope this question isn't too silly...

Billy B

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#12277133 - 06/03/17 04:48 PM Re: Newbie Question [Re: boatner]
Nickbyrd Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 06/15/16
Posts: 2876
Loc: Beerkegistan
Stick your hands in there and hope for the best ?! Lol

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#12277141 - 06/03/17 04:55 PM Re: Newbie Question [Re: boatner]
OPTIMUS PRIME Offline
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Registered: 05/20/10
Posts: 2322
Loc: CYBERTRON
LMAO!!!!! Just drain the water out if you can and reach in there and get em with some team catfish fish grips or sumpin!!!!! roflmao roflmao roflmao cheers
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#12277149 - 06/03/17 04:57 PM Re: Newbie Question [Re: boatner]
El Gato Azul Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 01/31/16
Posts: 796
Loc: Lewisville Texas
Some guys clip the spines before throwing em in the livewell. Some guys use a dip net. Some throw em on ice and others throw em in a box with no ice. Other guys will tell you to quit being a sissy! I only keep a few here and there so I drain my well at lake and remove the fish back at the casa.
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#12277151 - 06/03/17 05:00 PM Re: Newbie Question [Re: boatner]
El Gato Azul Offline
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Registered: 01/31/16
Posts: 796
Loc: Lewisville Texas
Just don't forget to get em out when you get home! Lol
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#12281660 - 06/06/17 04:24 PM Re: Newbie Question [Re: boatner]
HumanSeine Offline
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Registered: 11/23/03
Posts: 906
Loc: Mckinney,Tx
Now I realize clipping them is a very good way to go but I never thought of doing it before. I have been stung more than my share of times by catfish. My usual method is putting them on ice as soon as I catch them. The iced fish are easy to clean and also it seems that the ice makes the fish have less blood in the fillet.

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#12281680 - 06/06/17 04:35 PM Re: Newbie Question [Re: boatner]
G Love Offline
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Registered: 06/03/10
Posts: 1952
Loc: Weatherford, TX
Put them in an ice chest lol. Or cowboy up.
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#12281683 - 06/06/17 04:36 PM Re: Newbie Question [Re: boatner]
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Don't worry about a livewell unless your in a tourney and gonna let them go. Those suckers last most of a day out of water. If real hot throw a bottle of ice on them
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#12281895 - 06/06/17 06:54 PM Re: Newbie Question [Re: boatner]
Blues Offline
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Registered: 01/23/12
Posts: 2139
Yep in a tourney is the only time I keep them alive, so for most of the year if I keep anything it goes on ice in the cooler. My live well is used mostly for bait.

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#12282186 - 06/06/17 09:44 PM Re: Newbie Question [Re: boatner]
Tommy_V Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 04/17/13
Posts: 13
We clip the spines and chunk them in a cooler with ice. It's so easy.

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