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Where do big catfish hide in ponds?

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Catfish tend to hangout in the deepest parts of the pond. Look for a hole or a dip in the ground underwater. You are also likely to find catfish near any obstruction in the pond, like a dam or a pile or rocks.

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    Overcooking clams will make them tough and rubbery so the sooner you can get them out the better. Just put them in a bowl to catch any liquid that might run out of them. "Use a small knife to open any clams that may have remained closed; as long as they were alive to begin with, they are perfectly safe."

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