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Me and some buddies were out catfishing last night night. The one guy had a real nice solid run he set the hook and nothing there, so he thought. He reeled up and on the end of the line was just the head and a few guts of a 6-8 pound channel cat. It stunk really bad so it had been dead for some time. Do you think a bigger cat had ate this one and then my buddy pulled it out of its mouth. or was this something just floating downstream and hooked his line when he reeled in. The thing is when we threw the cat remains back in the river it floated and if he hooked them while reeling in, it would have had to been sunken.

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My guess would be, that it was dead, and that part was just flowing down the river and it happened to grab his line. I could easily be wrong though.

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Ya that or a flat did try eating this fish but ended up spitting it out while laying on the bottom and it just so happened to get stuck on a branch or structure on the bottom.

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Turtle!

I guess it would depend on how fast the current was, the size of your bait fish and the strenth of your clicker. Maybe I could see it floating into your line. I would say turtle was being greedy grin

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Maybe he hooked a big fish after it swallowed the bait and while in the gut it hooked this half digested big channel cat head.

I think that makes for a good story whistle

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LOL Ghost kittys, turtle, half digested cat head I am now going to go with a whole mix of all. My favorite is the ghost kitty of the past taking one more one. Thats great

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I'm going with the same theory as LFC, it does make for a good story. lol. You never know what as swimming in that river though

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I think that I am going to have to agree with Shack. I think that a turtle hooked that onto his line, then speed off with a big grin on its face.

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