True Fishing Lies

Feb. 9, 2005 — A Florida fisherman who claimed he placed his gold wedding band on a sailfish’s bill before releasing it in 2002 — and then caught the same fish more than two years later with the ring still attached — passed a polygraph examination to confirm his outlandish fish tale this week. Keeping with a theme of fishing and truth, we dispel the urban legend about hallucinogenic catfish slime, as well as one about fishing worm feelings and emotions. Really. Would we lie to you?