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what's for dinner?
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RE: what's for dinner?

(05-08-2018 11:33 AM)Duchess Wrote:  

Do people eat them where you are, Maggot?

Oh yeah. I have not been out in a few years but we would take a can of cat food and poke a bunch of holes in it and toss it into the pond or wherever we were fishing. later when it got dark we would go to the shore build a fire and start fishing. getting about 50-60 each and then bring them home at around 2 am and skin them. I got pretty good at it and could clean and skin one in about 20 seconds or less until I had a bucket full of gasping heads and a bowl with slightly squirming flesh. Cook them in butter, salt, pepper with some eggs. The heads would go in the garden or tossed in the trash. They were about 6-8" long and i liked the white bellied ones better than the yellow bellied ones for some reason.
I bet the bullheads were bigger maybe 16-18" long and fat.






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05-08-2018 11:43 AM
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RE: what's for dinner?



I was just reading about them, made me smile.

When you just mentioned a fire it occurred to me that's the only time I can recall fishing for them, in the dark with a lakeside fire.

Bullhead season in North Country: A spring tradition in Upstate NY.

"Bullheads and robins, sure signs of spring."

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05-08-2018 11:49 AM
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RE: what's for dinner?

That reminds me I need tartar sauce. Thanks!






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(05-08-2018 10:52 AM)Duchess Wrote:  Back home people would eat something called bullheads. They had a couple of whiskers that would sting ya. Huge fish fries all over the North Country in April. These memories make me feel nostalgic.







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