I am a fishwife
I’ve never seen a finer example of man-fish love. 

I’ve never seen a finer example of man-fish love. 

aretheybiting:

catch of the day. yeah i know, it’s not a real fish…it’s also not me.

aretheybiting:

catch of the day. yeah i know, it’s not a real fish…it’s also not me.

Big cat on table.

Big cat on table.

Cleaning a gar: before, during, and after. 

thepoetrycollection:

Your Catfish Friend
by Richard Brautigan

If I were to live my life
in catfish forms
in scaffolds of skin and whiskers
at the bottom of a pond
and you were to come by
one evening
when the moon was shining
down into my dark home
and stand there at the edge
of my affection
and think, “It’s…

Catfish bloody catfish.

Catfish bloody catfish.

Fishwife contributor Zenlizard caught this 10-pound longnose on the (G)Arkansas River, probably using a hamster for bait.

Fishwife contributor Zenlizard caught this 10-pound longnose on the (G)Arkansas River, probably using a hamster for bait.

Ah, the cycle of life. We ate that catfish.

Ah, the cycle of life. We ate that catfish.

They look like sardines—sardines that weigh sixty pounds each. 

They look like sardines—sardines that weigh sixty pounds each. 

The limit was ten gar. The overall winner brought in 575 pounds. This guy didn’t win, but I like his tats.

The limit was ten gar. The overall winner brought in 575 pounds. This guy didn’t win, but I like his tats.