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Do you "noodle" ...I do!

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by Aneesa's Muse, Jan 21, 2009.

  1. Aneesa's Muse

    Aneesa's Muse Chillin' With My Peeps

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    "Noodling" was one of the favored past times, as a kid growing up in a very rural area, so when I have a chance ...I still do it! [​IMG] Only difference is ..I'm in the city, so the good holes are limited ..I don't need a .22 nearby ...and I don't really have to be too askeered that I could lose a necessary extremity [​IMG]

    While supposedly doing yardwork this morning.. [​IMG] ..I "noodled" the drain pipe ...cuz I just can't resist it [​IMG] ...really! (I'll have a creepy crawler in my pocket when I take my last breath, I think)

    Anyhoo.. it's really HUGE ..so be prepared...

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    It's a Batrachoseps attenuatus, or California Slender Salamander, I'm pretty sure... just a hatchling. I've found adults before ..this one doesn't have the really long tail yet. It is approximately 1.25" STL ...told ya it was HUGE!
     
  2. GaDawg

    GaDawg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I thought "Noodling" was just another way to go fishing...lol
     
  3. Robin'sBrood

    Robin'sBrood Flock Mistress

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    Uh, what exactly is "noodling"? [​IMG]
     
  4. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

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    Noodling for us was a string and trying to catch crawdads. What is it for you?
     
  5. Justino

    Justino ♪♫ Rockin' Rooster ♪♫

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    lol we just called that crawdad fishing [​IMG]
     
  6. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    Noodling around here is when you wade in the river, find a "hole" in the bank, reach your arm in up to your shoulder and hope the only thing that latches onto it is a big catfish and not muskrat!!
     
  7. GaDawg

    GaDawg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yep that's what it is around here Katy

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    wouldn't do it for a million bucks
     
    Last edited: Jan 21, 2009
  8. coloradochick

    coloradochick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    "Latches on to it" - YIKES!!! [​IMG] I guess if I was back at 10 years old and my pals said hey let's go noodling I probably would be the first to do it. But sitting here at 43 imagining something "latching" on to my hand or arm scares the bajeebs outa me. [​IMG]

    So what would you do it a muskrat happened to be the latcher and not the catfish?
     
  9. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    Actually it's not something I'd want a 10 year old doing....the fish...if you're lucky....might outweigh the kid!!
     
  10. Aneesa's Muse

    Aneesa's Muse Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Awww.. don't be askeered.. [​IMG]

    We "noodled" in the creeks and bogs around our property in GA.. for Snappers and such ..Catfish too, I guess.. but they don't pose a threat to your fingers, hand, arm ..if they get hold to ya.. [​IMG]
     

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