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Catfish Insider 2009

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The "official" where did you find your Catfish Insider 2009 topic!

I'm not even sure if its out yet but lets keep each other informed as to who has them in stock.

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Isn't it usually a bit later when it comes out?

Borders in Maple Grove has always been good to me.

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Isn't it usually a bit later when it comes out?

I think thats the question of the day. wink

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The 2009 issue won't be available for a couple months I believe (if you're talking about the In-Fisherman one).

I just bought the 2006 and 2008 Catfish Insiders and they have a lot of good info in them, and I think you can put your order in now for the 2009 issue.

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April 1 is the date I read in In-Fisherman last night.

They also have a new Panfish Insider this year. Didn't know we needed a magazine to catch bait. wink

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Been look'in with no luck!

I think I did find a Walleye Insider though, but not cats yet!

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First place I'm checking come April 1st will be Barnes & Noble. Thats always been the spot for me to pick it up.

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Never hurts to look early though grin Figure I would give an update wink

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Wal-Fart is another good place to look wink Their mag isle is just as good and up-date at any book store. This is a mega Wal-Fart I am talking about though grin

A little hint for the guys and gals who do not have a book store close wink

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Cannot wait to pick this up. I have all the different Cabela's catalogs and every other sporting goods store catalogs as well as a few previous years Catfish Insiders all to read before Spring.

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We are a sad lot; years ago(I sound like grumpy old man. "Back in the day....") the cat insider edition seemed like it had more to it. Here we are making a thread waiting in anticipation for a zine the last couple years if you would have torn out the advertising and held it up to a light you might've seen through it. And ya I will be buying another this spring with no one holding a gun to my head; just like the year before, ect. It just seems for a special edition that comes out once a year we should want more for ourselves than a glorified pamphlet/newsletter.

Sorry for being the smelly fart in church, but I just want more for us. I'm hoping to be pleasantly suprised this year.

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Ya know .... I wish they would start offering the yearly In Fisherman Insiders Series by species, in DVD format.

I think it would be a hit and for the guys and galls that collect them it would make for a nice clean low mass collection and easy to use on the computer.

What do you guys/galls think of that idea?

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Ya the February 2008 Walleye In-Sider I saw looked thin. I picked it up, but did not look in it.

I guess how much can you dig up on catfishing every year that has not been put in print before. New products, some big fish, tried and true techniques. Short of them telling us to get off or arises and go out and fish, you wonder what they will have this year.

Always a good read every year though.

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Hanson read in In-fisherman that April 1st is the day.

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Anybody get theirs yet? whistle

I went to Cub and Walmart today looking for a copy but they didn't have any.

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