catch with

catch someone with something

1. to discover or apprehend someone with something—usually something stolen or illicit. They caught Elizabeth with the earrings she shoplifted. Don't let them catch you with the money!
2. to apprehend someone with the aid of something. The state trooper caught the speeder with radar. The cops caught Lefty with the help of an informer.
See also: catch
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Brian Hill landed a 9lb 14oz rainbow and Nick Evans of Bridgend topped off his catch with a 9.
Tony Bartlett had the top catch with four rainbows weighing 16.
If the catcher chooses to catch with his bare hand near his glove, we have him keep the hand open behind the glove with the thumb tucked behind the index finger.