LOL This Crab Campaign!

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    Save Them, Then Eat Them!

    http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tm...s_latimes/appetizingadsaimtoserveprotectcrabs

    :rolleyes:

    You knew this was coming:

     
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    oh.
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    I played a two-week gig in Norfolk some years back. One day, the band decided that we'd go down to the pier on Cheaspeake Bay and catch our supper. We caught a few fish that are called "spot", and decided to cut them up in order to bait crab traps. We couldn't figure out why the locals were chuckling at us, until one of them finally told us what was going on.

    Turned out that spot are a really desirable fish, while crabs are so plentiful as to be considered pests. Here we were, basically using filet mignon as bait to pull in Big Macs. I just know that some of the home-towners were saying, "These guys have GOT to be musicians!"
     
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    LOL reminds of th first time I trout fished in CO. I was the only one catching up but pitching all the little buggers back until a local asked me if I just didn't like to eat fish. I replied that they were too small too even clean. I was informed that it was a big as they get in that area and told if I didn't want em,they DID. Texas bass fishing had spoiled me I guess.
     
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    LOL - everything's bigger in Texas!

    I dragged a four-foot eel out of the bay that same day - ugliest s.o.b. you ever saw! A couple of old black guys asked me what I was going to do with it. I gave it to them, and they started cutting it up right there on the pier. No accounting for taste, I guess!
     
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    I love crabbin tho even if some people think they are pests--my son and I hang out on the piers in the gulf late at night and have a blast catching them buggers while we have a few lines in the water for fish. Good times indeed !!
     
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    I like to fish, even though I don't get much chance to do it these days. Sometimes, when I'm feeling mellow and the beer is cold, I even make a deal with the fish. I'll drop a line in the water, crack open a brew, and say, "All right - if you guys don't bother me, I won't bother you".
     
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    I hear ya-----------more fun watching my kid try everything in the world to bring some kinda sea creature up on the dock!
     
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