68.6-Pound Cat Set Okie Noodling Tourney Record

_Jon Bridges of Bartlesville. . . now holds claim to catching the largest catfish in the 10 years of the Okie Noodling Tournament -- a 68.6 pounder that came to the weigh-in at Pauls Valley Saturday with a near-twin as part of the same three-fish stringer.
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_The 10th annual event was larger than ever with more than 170 individual noodlers signed up and unquestionably thousands of onlookers crowding shoulder to shoulder into Pauls Valley in and around Bob's Pig Shop. . . .
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_To boot, Keely Crook brought in the biggest fish for a woman noodler at 32.6 pounds and the biggest stringer for a woman at 86.8 pounds. "Oh yeah, they bite!" she said when asked if the big fish were aggressive.
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