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Is it safe to eat flathead catfish?

Asked: Josh Reitler, Last Updated:

Flatheads are excellent eating. There is no comparison to the other species.

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    WET BREAD. Sliced bread can be made a lot more user-friendly by wetting and compressing it the day before you go fishing. This produces a much denser bait that holds together. First, remove the crusts from a few slices of thick white bread then soak them for a minute in cold water.

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