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'Bare Knuckle Babe' Lands 72-Pound Catfish

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 06.25.2013 | Weird News

Lucy Millsap, a 19-year-old former cheerleader from Texas, is the first woman to win the annual Okie Noodling Tournament in Pauls Valley, Okla. Mil...

'Mudcats': Marion Is Bitten By A Massive Catfish

Posted 03.30.2012 | TV

"Mudcats" (Thu., 10 p.m. ET on History) star Marion Kincaid is no stranger to wrestling massive catfish out of the depths, but on Thursday night's epi...

Teddy Battles A Massive Fish Alone On 'Mudcats'

Posted 03.16.2012 | TV

Fourth-generation noodler Teddy Good has been handfishing since he was three years old, and on "Mudcats" (Thu., 10 p.m. ET on History) he had to draw ...

'Mudcats': Jerry Collapses With Heat Stroke

Posted 03.09.2012 | TV

Veteran noodler Jerry Rider and his son Andy were competing in the Okie Noodling Competition in scorching temperatures when Jerry came down with heat ...

'Mudcats': Andy Gets Bitten By A Snake

Posted 03.02.2012 | TV

"Mudcats" (Thu., 10 p.m. EST on History) follows six teams of expert hand-fishermen, or noodlers, as they compete to take home the title in Oklahoma'...

'Hillbilly Handfishin'': Skipper Gets Hit In The Face With A Fish

Posted 02.27.2012 | TV

Week after week viewers have seen Skipper Bivins and the gang wrestle massive catfish out of the depths on "Hillbilly Handfishin'" (Sun., 8 p.m. EST o...

Another Whopper Is Caught On 'Hillbilly Handfishin'

Posted 02.20.2012 | TV

The handfishers on "Hillbilly Handfishin'" (Sun., 8 p.m. EST on Animal Planet) and "Mudcats" pull giant catfish out of the water so regularly that vie...

Andy Pulls Massive Catfish Out Of Beaver's Den On 'Mudcats'

Posted 02.17.2012 | TV

The world of handfishing, or noodling, is awash with rumors of catfish the size of family cars lurking in the murky waters on the bottoms of lakes and...

Rookie Catches Massive Catfish On 'Hillbilly Handfishin''

Posted 04.13.2012 | TV

Shan's relationship with his mom Carla had been deteriorating since he moved to Florida, so they thought a spot of "Hillbilly Handfishin'" (Sin., 8 p....

Going Catfishing With The Kingston Springs at Austin City Limits

Mark R. Collins | Posted 12.04.2011 | Home
Mark R. Collins

Of the four members in The Kingston Springs, only drummer Matt DeMaio has ever actually caught a catfish. But that doesn't stop the band from going down to the Harpeth River every day to wet a line and relax on the shore.

David Moye

'Hillbilly Handfishin' Hope To Hook People On Fishing With Hands And Feet (VIDEO) | David Moye | Posted 09.27.2011 | Weird News

Most people are perfectly content to use a rod and reel to fish, but a small cadre of people want a more intimate experience with their seafood. Fo...

WATCH: Hand Grabbin', AKA Catfish Noodling

Daniel Klein | Posted 08.07.2011 | Home
Daniel Klein

Mississippi: A beautiful state to drive across, where tamales are popular/traditional, and where sticking your hand in a giant catfish's mouth is a re...

Texas Republicans Pass "Noodling" Bill

Rachel Farris | Posted 07.20.2011 | Politics
Rachel Farris

Perhaps, for voters, this will be a lesson learned. From fishing to the Texas legislature, it's not the size of your noodle but how you use it.