Noodling Gets the Go Ahead From Texas Senate
Texas Senators passed a bill allowing hand fishing for catfish that will please many noodlers. Right now if a noodler gets caught there is a $500 fine. Noodlers will have to have a fishing license and freshwater stamp. Enduring joking questions from fellow senators, bill sponsor Sen. Bob Deuell said he's never noodled, but that the bill needed to be passed for the "noodlers of Texas." The house had already approved it, the next step before it is passed is Governor Perry's signature. From KXII.com.