Original Saepe_Expertus Wrote: 48 minutes ago (9:22 PM)
AWL...having lived in Lake Charles....that prehistoric fish you mention is a 'choupique' . Like a cross between a catfish and a moray eel!
One of my jabs as a skipper with the Corps of Eng, over the years, was to bring 'Survey' crews out to the boonies. We would tow their skiff w/ 35 HP Outboard out in the swamps as far as we could get with my little 45' - 4 ' draft 'survey boat and they would take off for the day.
I'm very familiar with 'Shoe-Pic' and Gar Balls. lololol These Coonasses used to use large Vice-Grips and other Heavy Duty tools to struggle with skinning a Gar. In the end, I must say that without tons of seasoning, most of this seafood