I would also inform the Kingbee that noodling is illegal in most states ...
Boy.... we Southerns have a diffrent view of game laws, than y'all Yankees. Noodling illegal!!! Why you could just as well try and outlaw Elianor Roosevelt for all the good it would do. I have deer hunted with old timers that I would not go to their stand if I heard a shot. At least not before returning my UNLOADED gun to the truck or hiding it in the woods because when I got to his stand I never knew what gender or age Bambi I would find.
Aah, contrair messieurs, BlueBee & Bluegrass. Women make us men do bocu stupid things, oui? I was the jigger poll angling for le shell cracker and hooked instead (barely) la cat fishy. When I boated her the hook he slipped out of the mouth. Herr Katzfish was ga-flopping in der bottom of zee boat like... well like a fishy out of water. I being descended from a long line of stout, no nonsense Red Necks hung back, watching and waiting.
Then my adrenalin junkey wife the triage Nurse shouted, "Don't let him get away!!!" So like all dutiful husbands since Adam first shook the apple tree for Eve, I pounced on la kitty fishy with the bare hand. The first words out of my wife's mouth was, "Oh Honey, I'm sorry, I didn't know that those fins were barbed." I will spare your tender ears the first words out of my own mouth. :-P :-P :-P