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mista fitz
06-09-2008, 12:59 PM
What you got there? Still kickin!
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yup...
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some time later....
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Now, the hard part was.. what do I like better, with garlic butter?..
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..or with sweet thai chili sauce on the BBQ?
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...oh... the hard life.....

Mudgirl
06-09-2008, 01:02 PM
mmmmmmmmm little sea creatures

always good

Tinker
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!

mista fitz
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!

Honky
06-09-2008, 01:38 PM
Love the first pic with the cat

C-Dog
06-09-2008, 01:52 PM
Ah now youve gone and done it now im hungry 4 seafood [36] [36] [36]


Looking like some good eats

cruiser45
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.

redman
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 [5]

mista fitz
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.

redman
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 [5]

Cece
06-09-2008, 02:56 PM
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!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

barracuda
06-09-2008, 03:25 PM
lobster [36] [36] [36] [36] [36] [36]

factor
06-09-2008, 03:48 PM
now im hungry

Truckstuff
06-09-2008, 04:24 PM
Excellent.... Think I am going to change my dinner plans. [36]

ryan77
06-09-2008, 04:28 PM
i just went from hungry to starving!

lizard
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

scrappy
06-09-2008, 06:11 PM
Such a hard life eh, looks good [cheers]

harleyfatboy99ca
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.

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mista fitz
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. :)

spanky
06-09-2008, 07:31 PM
damm those look good

kootenaycat
06-09-2008, 10:29 PM
Mmmmm, tasty! We were cooking up prawns while sledding this weekend! Wish I was still there pigging out! [36]

dirka dave
06-11-2008, 12:43 PM
I miss doing that, always good seafood on the island..

Lost_in_BC
06-11-2008, 06:56 PM
Mmmm, Seafood on the island...
Best place to stop after a day wandering... Port Renfrew...

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The shellfish platter was amazing !

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(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 ! )