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catfish

To deceive someone by presenting a false identity, typically through online correspondence. The term comes from the documentary and subsequent TV show Catfish, which explore this phenomenon. Dude, you're definitely getting catfished. Those pictures that girl keeps sending you of "herself" are really of a model!
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Floats and especially planer boards have exploded in catfishing in the past year," he says.
html) Vulture , the person doing the catfishing is usually cast first.
You know you've been successfully catfishing when your fishing line is slimed up and unrecognizable.
In what could be seen as fishing's class warfare, traditional rod-and-reel fishermen say noodlers tarnish the reputation of the up-and-coming sport of catfishing.
Jones, with CJ's Catfish Punchbait, believes punchbait capable of being delivered on a single hook is the next big thing in catfishing.
It also proclaims itself ``Largest Catfishing Site in the World.
Sure, I'll take a whopper when I get the chance, but my goal when I go catfishing is to catch as many as possible, and dipbaits are the way I reach that goal.
Start by reading a series of articles - ones featured this week included catfishing, intuition while analyzing the lake or deciding on lures or setups, and a company that dyes nightcrawlers to shades of red, blue or green.
In-Fisherman Editor In Chief Doug Stange wrote about early-season catfishing in a previous issue of In-Fisherman: "March is poison for being so full of promises broken.
For decades, noodlers were the crazy cousins in the catfishing family.
paragraph] "A channel catfish's sense of smell is a social sense, used for finding spawning areas and identifying other catfish," wrote In-Fisherman Editor In Chief Doug Stange back in the 1980s, when he and Toad Smith were laying the foundations of modern catfishing theory.
paragraph] Whether you follow these increasingly popular events in earnest or disapprove of them completely; you can't discount the discovery of new catfishing techniques, trends, and technology.
It's one of the puzzles that make small river catfishing a satisfying challenge.
Anglers who prefer a more sedentary catfishing experience can use the flavorful nature of punchbaits to their advantage.
If I'm going catfishing the next day, I fill the buckets with wheat and sour cheese.