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  • 2012-07-30T04:00:00+02:00 on Animal Planet
  • 60 mins
  • 2 hours, 5 mins
  • United States
  • English

A trip of a lifetime for fish-out-of-water adventure-seeking clients who want nothing more than to surprise themselves - and maybe gross themselves out - by doing things they'd never thought they'd do. Led by Oklahoma hand-fisherman and self-proclaimed hillbilly Skipper Bivins, these people get a taste of redneck lifestyle by going through the paces of noodling catfish with no fishing rods and no hooks. The only lures in this cat-fishing are fingers and toes - which, by the way, can be just as attractive to the snakes, beavers, muskrats and snapping turtles that take over abandoned catfish holes as homes of their own. The experience might be uncomfortable, completely foreign and downright terrifying, but it promises to alter the lives and positively affect each newly crowned noodler long after the last morsel of deep-fried fish is gone.

5 episodes

2x01 Preachin' to the Catfish

  • Season Premiere

    2012-07-30T04:00:00+02:00 — 41 mins

Noodlers in the Season 2 premiere include two women from Cleveland who take pride in their hunting skills; an Iowa man and his feisty mother-in-law; and a pair of megachurch pastors from New Jersey hoping for some divine intervention.

2x02 Mud-luvin Ballroom Dancers

  • 2012-08-06T04:00:00+02:00 — 42 mins

Noodlers include police officers from Philadelphia, cocktail waitresses from Reno and a pair of ballroom dancers.

2x05 TBA

  • no air date — 42 mins