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Old 04-11-2006, 10:49 AM   #1
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Dont know if this has been posted before.

Subject: A Fish Story - You Won't Believe Until You See!

A Fish Story





A resident in the area saw a ball bouncing around kind

of strange in a nearby pond and went to investigate.

It turned out to be a flathead catfish who had obviously

tried to swallow a child's basketball which became stuck in its mouth!!

The fish was totally exhausted from trying to dive,

but unable to because the ball would always bring him

back up to the surface. The resident tried numerous times to

get the ball out, but was unsuccessful. He finally had his

wife cut the ball in order to deflate it and release the hungry catfish.

You probably wouldn't have believed this,

if you hadn't seen the following pictures...
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Wow...I never heard this story before. Simply fascinating Rich.
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That catfish is lucky he didn't SWALLOW the ball!
That last pic kinda looks like a bald man wearing a turtleneck sweater.
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Poor fishy! I'm glad those nice people were able to help him. That's sad....he was just hungry.
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Wow. I wonder what the catfish thought he was trying to eat?
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Wow. I wonder what the catfish thought he was trying to eat?
LUCKY ME! IT'S A GIANT FISH EGG!! YUMMY!





to fit a basketball... in it's mouth... that's a big fishy.
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8O Wonder how it got it that far in its mouth but could not get it out?
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Might have been a "monkey's hand in the pickle jar" thing.... y'know where you can supposedly catch a monkey by luring them to grab something that's too big to get out of the hole. Maybe the fish could have let go, but refused, even though he was trapped.
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Catfish Story

A resident in the area saw a ball bouncing around kind

of strange in a nearby pond and went to investigate.

It turned out to be a flathead catfish who had obviously

tried to swallow a child's basketball which became stuck in its mouth!!

The fish was totally exhausted from trying to dive,

but unable to because the ball would always bring him

back up to the surface. The resident tried numerous times to

get the ball out, but was unsuccessful. He finally had his

wife cut the ball in order to deflate it and release the hungry catfish.

You probably wouldn't have believed this,

if you hadn't seen the following pictures...
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I mergered the two threads together. I found this story funnier the second time I read it!
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