Tuesday, April 03, 2007

For All You Fishermen

I cannot vouch for the following story. I found it as a forward in the departmental e-mail. I have not touched the words that come from people I do not know. I know nothing save that these pictures are unbelievable.
A guy who lives at Lake Conroe (50 miles north of Houston) saw a ball bouncing around kind of strange in the lake and went to investigate. It turned out to be a flathead catfish that had obviously tried to swallow a basketball that 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 guy 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.


Jamison said...


Pictures are real but the location and actul story changes from email to email...

CL said...


Charlie said...

If it weren't for the pics, I'd say this was a job for Mythbusters.