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Old 05-29-2004, 09:41 AM   #1
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Crawfish!!!

Or 'crawdads' as most people call them around these here parts. There's a couple of streams that meander across the golf course and I've noticed some sizable crawfish near the stream banks. Does anyone know the best time to catch them and where they like to hang out? I had a meal of them a few years ago down in Looziana and absolutely loved them! I'm sure I could purchase them somewhere in Columbus but the golf course is less than a minute down the road and if I can catch them for free, so much the better! :D

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Old 05-29-2004, 10:21 PM   #2
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Damp I think you could use a crab boil on them. I love them too but have never caught them myself! Here in Oregon we have a Crawfish Eating Festival every summer! Ah! Now, to remember...do you bite the head and suck the tail or is it the other way around??????
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Old 05-30-2004, 02:56 AM   #3
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The best time to catch them.... when they are sleeping. And I hear they like to hang out at the local night clubs. I have seen the movie Nemo. Some of their relatives also enjoy hanging around refuse pipes.
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best to be careful hanging around refuse pipes in the dark, the latest reports out of Australia are that the wallaroo have commenced their invasion of your parts, and being the nocturnal critters that the are the might just grab you from behind whilst you are seeking your crawfish! boo
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Old 05-30-2004, 06:46 AM   #5
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Crawfish love to hang out under rocks, undercut creek banks and under submerged timber. You can trap them by using a minnow trap with a can of catfood. Once you get them home, put them in a sink full of clear springwater (not distilled), add a handful of cornmeal and let them sit to clean themselves out for about two hours. Then you can boil them l;ike crabs [/b]but only for a minute or two! THEN...you pinch the tails and suck the heads!
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Old 05-30-2004, 08:26 AM   #6
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LOL! Thanks everyone! BubbaGourmet, is there anything you DON'T know about food? :D
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THe Wallaroo MUST be stopped at all costs! Now they are after the crawfish. Evil buggars! Thanks for the update Kyles.
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Damp;
I don't know how to get caviar for free!
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Had a customer one time try to tell us that apparently our crawfish were not fresh - I took him a tray FULL of the live little buggers - he laughed so hard!!!!! Well, it was only when he saw that someone had one swinging from the back of my chef's jacket :oops:
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Customer: Do you serve crabs here?
Waiter: We'll serve anyone ... right this way, please
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