JESSICA RINALDI

Oklahoma Noodling

Colby Deck, 18, dives underwater while noodling for catfish in Pauls Valley, Oklahoma June 30, 2007. Noodling is the sport of fishing by hand instead of using a rod and reel.
  
A noodler picks up a catfish at a Noodling Tournament in Pauls Valley, Oklahoma June 30, 2007.
  
A noodler pulls his catfish out of the tank in front of a small crowd gathered at a Noodling Tournament in Pauls Valley, Oklahoma June 30, 2007.
     
  
A man watches as a noodler searches for catfish in Pauls Valley, Oklahoma June 30, 2007.
  
A noodler competing in the Okie Noodling Tournament carries his catfish in to be weighed in Pauls Valley, Oklahoma June 30, 2007. Noodling is the sport of fishing by hand as opposed to using a rod and reel.