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Old 02-11-2019, 10:47 AM
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Fish Haid
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When I was a kid, about 12 years old, I was changing the spark plug on our outboard motor. I dropped my Dad's shiny new Craftsman spark plug socket into the canal. My friend had a "100 pound" magnet from Edmund Scientific. We tied a string to it and tried to get the socket back before Dad came home. It was too cold to go into the water, which was about 10 feet deep. After about 20 minutes, I finally felt the wrench pick up something. Lo and behold! There was a 3-pound catfish sticking to the magnet! Turns-out the fish had swallowed the socket! True story, well maybe.
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