Fishermen battle over monster catfish. Gambling for river monsters

Fishermen battle over monster catfish. Gambling for river monsters

Are Indiana’s river monsters under risk?

Dale Sides holds a catfish that is 50-pound caught in the Ohio River, this season. Photo supplied by Dale Sides (Picture: Kelly Wilkinson/The Star) purchase Photo

VEVAY, Ind. — On an overcast that is recent, Dale Sides dropped their lines 25 foot towards the base associated with murky Ohio River. Just then, a boat that is green past.

A couple of hundred yards from where Sides had been anchored, the boater, a fisherman that is commercial started pulling up submerged hoops big sufficient for a person to swim through. If you don’t for the nets connected.

Sides wasn’t delighted.

“we view him pull five, six, seven nets all the way through this area the following, and then he’s pulling seafood out,” Sides said. “He’s fishing it twenty four hours a seven days per week. time”

The angler that is commercial the green ship is Sides’ opponent in a contentious debate that features pitted sport and commercial fishermen against one another in at the very least four states. Continue reading “Fishermen battle over monster catfish. Gambling for river monsters”