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06-09-2008, 12:59 PM
What you got there? Still kickin!
some time later....
        
Now, the hard part was.. what do I like better, with garlic butter?..
..or with sweet thai chili sauce on the BBQ?
...oh... the hard life.....
06-09-2008, 01:02 PM
mmmmmmmmm little sea creatures
06-09-2008, 01:11 PM
Spotted prawns, there in season thatsa why I ask? Friend of mine made a big deal about going to Granville Island to pick up live spootted prawns. Looks yummy!
06-09-2008, 01:13 PM
yup, season isn't very long either, 3 months or so? Picked these up on a five minute walk from my house in Nanaimo!
06-09-2008, 01:38 PM
Love the first pic with the cat
06-09-2008, 01:52 PM
Ah now youve gone and done it now im hungry 4 seafood   
Looking like some good eats
06-09-2008, 01:53 PM
indian arm,,, all year round.. just gotta know where and how deep..tuna flavoured cat food brings em in.
06-09-2008, 02:22 PM
thqats what i had for dinner last night, garlic butter hot into the pan finsihed with lemon juice and hot sauce 
06-09-2008, 02:43 PM
Yup, I've dropped traps out around Maine Island with the old cat-food bait.
Knowing where, and how deep is the skill/passed on knowledge though... once we put out four traps at 300 feet of depth each.. lost one trap.. and had about 20 prawns after ALL that hauling of the other 3 traps!!! :(
That's a lot of effort for something that I can get for less than $10/lb, a five minute walk from home! :)
Crab... on the other hand... hmmmmmm..... gotta get crab traps.
06-09-2008, 02:44 PM
carbs are easy to, they can be caught a 80 feet with old stinky fish, i love those to 
Ohh man! Fresh crab and prawns sounds soooooo good. I can't wait for the fresh Atlantic lobster Todd and I will eat next month. Go to the seaside and get it fresh from the Atlantic ocean... yummy!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
06-09-2008, 03:25 PM
lobster      
06-09-2008, 03:48 PM
now im hungry
06-09-2008, 04:24 PM
Excellent.... Think I am going to change my dinner plans. 
06-09-2008, 04:28 PM
i just went from hungry to starving!
06-09-2008, 05:52 PM
you can also get them diving at night , there attracted to the light , then use a barBQ fork to jab them
06-09-2008, 06:11 PM
Such a hard life eh, looks good [cheers]
06-09-2008, 06:23 PM
I just got back from the Island, Qualicum, the mother in-law gets these for me all the time. I'm always pigging out on them. I will be filling my deep freeze next trip.
06-09-2008, 06:26 PM
oh, nice! Even though they're a bunch of work to prepare, I couldn't stop thinking about them all day today, and when I'll eat them next. :)
06-09-2008, 07:31 PM
damm those look good
06-09-2008, 10:29 PM
Mmmmm, tasty! We were cooking up prawns while sledding this weekend! Wish I was still there pigging out! 
06-11-2008, 12:43 PM
I miss doing that, always good seafood on the island..
06-11-2008, 06:56 PM
Mmmm, Seafood on the island...
Best place to stop after a day wandering... Port Renfrew...
The shellfish platter was amazing !
(of course, Kelly is allergic to shrimp, but it doesn't stop her from having a feast once in awhile... even if she gets a wicked headache ! )
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