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The term catfish—someone who creates a deceptive personal profile online—was added to the Merriam-Webster dictionary in the year ____________.
The food centers around Louisiana cuisine: crawfish etouffee over catfish, voodoo shrimp (chargrilled and stuffed with cream cheese and jalapenos, wrapped in bacon and served over grits), duck and andouille gumbo, boudin balls, fried alligator.
Bank fishing is best with trout dough bait, and the Blue Dock has been a hot area for both trout and catfish.
Feed that girl some catfish and fried green tomatoes, for heaven's sake.
Lake Conroe - The Fish Dude's Guide Service reported good catches of catfish.
There are a bunch of points and humps that are really good for catfish around South Shore, in addition to the deeper water near the dam.
Hogan adds that traditionally, there were elaborate ceremonies that went along with catching giant catfish.
Her writing can only improve with a Delta immersion experience, including juke joints like Po Monkey’s and lots of catfish and tamales.
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Did You Know?
For centuries, a catfish was merely a type of fish with a distinctive face. Then, in 2010, Ariel Schulman released Catfish, a documentary about his brother Nev's experiences with a woman who pretended to be someone else online. (The movie was popular enough to spawn a television show by the same title.) In the documentary, the woman's husband explained the title with an anecdote about how fishermen transporting live cod used to put catfish in with the cod on long-haul shipments to keep the desirable cod active and alert until arrival. The man implied that his wife was like those catfish, keeping the lives of others fresh and interesting.
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