Okie Noodling II

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For hundreds of years, thrill-seeking fishermen in the South have been diving into murky creeks, rivers and lakes in search of bank-dwelling catfish. In 2002, filmmaker Bradley Beesley brought the strange subculture of bare-handed catfishing to public television audiences in the award-winning film, Okie Noodling. In the sequel, Beesley returns to his home state of Oklahoma to chronicle the sport's evolution over the last decade. He revisits the colorful, original cast and meets some new and eccentric fishermen en route to the largest noodling tournament in the United States. This latest installment also explores the legalization issues and commercialization of this once backwoods practice.

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