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'Morning Edition' Returns: Handfishing: Now Legal in Missouri

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'Morning Edition' Returns: Handfishing: Now Legal in Missouri

'Morning Edition' Returns: Handfishing: Now Legal in Missouri

'Morning Edition' Returns: Handfishing: Now Legal in Missouri

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Noodling is the term for going after catfish with your hands. The practice was made illegal in Missouri out of concern that handfishers caught the biggest, breeding-age catfish. Starting this summer, there will be an experimental handfishing season.