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Thursday, February 26, 2009

Noodlers Fish For Change in Jefferson City

Posted By on Thu, Feb 26, 2009 at 1:22 PM

click to enlarge Harold Ramsey with a whopper. - JENNIFER SILVERBERG
  • Jennifer Silverberg
  • Harold Ramsey with a whopper.
Harold Ramsey and other supporters of hand fishing (a.k.a. noodling) spoke before the Missouri Senate Agriculture committee yesterday, according to the Post-Dispatch.

Ramsey, his fisherman friend Gary Webb and other members of Noodlers Anonymous were featured in a 2007 RFT cover story about the unusual back-country sport of noodling.

Missouri legislators are once again considering a bill that would legalize the activity in the state.

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