Freedom to Fish


In a triumph for liberty lovers everywhere, the great state of Missouri has legalized–sort of–the hand fishing or "noodling" of catfish, in which intrepid sportsmen and women grab the fugly things with their bare hands.

The practice had been barred due to concerns about depleting breeding catfish and dangers to practitioners (including, apparently, passing out under water and pulling up snakes and snapping turtles rather than whiskered fish)–issues that didn't keep 11 other states from allowing noodling.

Whole story here.