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Why Cattin is better than Bassin

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Just because they tend to have a sense of humor (unlike the walleye guys blush)

Top ten reasons why Cattin is better than Bassin:

10. You don’t need $200 sunglasses for Cattin, in fact you don’t need sunglasses at all

9. Bass make good bait for Flats, but not vice versa.

8. Bass guys think wearing visors and having frosted hair is cool.

7. You can chase Cats all year long here

6. Try bouncing a $40,000 Bass boat off snags all year.

5. Mike Iaconelli

4. Bass guys think an 8lb fish is HUGE

3. Cat guys don’t have to learn how to pitch.

2. Cat guys know that the only thing worms are good for is catching bait.

And the number 1 reason why Cattin is better than Bassin

1. Cat guys would NEVER use a Sweet Beaver for bait.

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Number 5 is hilarious. I've seen Mike's show a few times on VS. and while he is a great angler, for some reason just listening to him infuriates me. The choice to compare to bass is a good one because a list to compare walleye could get REALLY long. Love the humor in the cat forum....

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Great list Dtro! laugh

This had to be posted and give props to Hanson for it grin. Bass guys to a "T" wink :

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Well sure, if you're a wanna be bass guy. grin

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Don't even start with the walleye guys. We got humor. Most of our fun actually comes from watching those of you catch other types of fish because we know the ONLY reason you're not fishing walleye is because you don't know how to catch 'em. grin

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Just Razzin' ya' DonBo. I do enjoy walleye fishing and probably would a bit more if I was better at it. Shack, that video is HILARIOUS! Thanks for sharing.

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Hmmm, it's almost as if there was a walleye guy looking around in here.

Ya smell something?

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Smells like something small and scaly, Yep got its a DonBo. I've heard about these things. They seem to be attracted to are channel cat bait. They say its a difficult thing to catch, but I seem to catch them even when I'm not trying. laugh

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Great post!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

So when do you think the twin outboards will hit the tour? I'll go with next year. cool

The Q I have is; Can a Bass fisherman fish if no one is watching?

I have to go now and start loading up my hook set for May 23rd. You just got to see it, Bottle rockits and Roman candles. cool. I'm thinking of adding a Tarzan yell like Buster Crab used.

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Even a blind hog...

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OHHHHHhhhhHHHh RealllllllY.....

Top 5 Reasons Bass dudes are better...

#5 any boat that doesnt have a lower unit just aint right...

#4 Bass fishing doesnt make you stink.

#3 Cat fishermen need to use too much mosquito spray.

#2 bass fishermen are good enough looking to come out during the daylight.

#1 Because bass fishing GET to use cool lures called Sweet Beavers!!!! Yeah Baby!

Personally I thought # 2 was pretty darn funny.. I made myself laugh.

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The Q I have is; Can a Bass fisherman fish if no one is watching?

Good one!!!

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You call #1 a cool lure, I call it my wife.

Oh and #3 is called a thermacell, And if you call smelling like I caught something worthwhile sinking then sign me up.:)

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#8... Come on now. Some cat dudes got style.

Maybe a correction could be made to number 8 grin

"if you wear a visor upside down and backwards with bleached spiked hair" grin

Deitz nice list dude. Funny stuff.

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Nice list Deitz.

But then again, your boat might have a lower unit, and smell like roses, it still says "CAT" on the side of it whistle

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LOL. That video is pretty funny I must admit.... We could make one about catfisherman too, I just wont shower for a week and then I'll sit in a lawn chair with a rod crammed in the sand and call it fishing smile

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there is some skill involve in cattin unlike bassin where you can zip tie hooks to a beer can and stil catch them.. great post!!!!!!! 8lb kittty is small =)

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Great vid and list. The vid is so true I got half way through it befor I was sure it was a spoof. It was a spoof wasn't it guys. smile

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That video is awesome. The spectators are what kill me. How can you go to a lake and watch others fish? That sounds like rock bottom to me.

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Lower units just add drag and slow you down.

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LOL. That video is pretty funny I must admit.... We could make one about catfisherman too, I just wont shower for a week and then I'll sit in a lawn chair with a rod crammed in the sand and call it fishing smile

That's what I call livin the dream.

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My rebuttal to DTRO's misconceptions:

10) I wear $29 sunglasses when I can find them in my boat.

9) Using gamefish is breaking the law. Bass fishermen are law-abiding citizens.

8) My head would burn to a crisp if I put a visor on even indoors.

7) Pool 2. But when you catch so many fish for 8 straight months, a guy needs a break.

6) I'd be more than happy to bounce someone else's $40000 boat off snags.

5) There are exceptions to every rule.

4) Size is in the eye of beholder.

3) Bass guys don't have to do disgusting things with dead fish.

2) And, we typically don't make snacks out of our bait.

Number one, and the most important:

1) Beaver(s) doesn't generally find us repulsive.

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