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Discussion in 'Fishing and other lies' started by catfish, May 25, 2014.

  1. catfish

    catfish Well-Known Member

    son caught a few mullet today . he cleaned them and I thru them in the grease . some of you may think there the trash side of fish but they show are good fresh. :D KJ I like them too but there even better than sardines. :wink: :lol: :mrgreen:
  2. Kayak Jack

    Kayak Jack Well-Known Member

    I've never esten a mullet. Not sure I could even identify one. But, i'm glad you enjoyed them.
  3. oldsparkey

    oldsparkey Well-Known Member

    Smoked ( Atlantic ) Mullet and a cold beer , that's some good eating.
    Fresh water Mullet taste like cotton , no flavor.

  4. mike

    mike Well-Known Member

    I don't know of anyone who eats Mullet. They are bait fish here. Texas Parks and Wildlife tells me why:

    I guess y'all have different growing conditions, or something.
  5. oldsparkey

    oldsparkey Well-Known Member

    The Atlantic did not have an oil spill to contaminate everything. Since mullet eat vegetation and have gizzards my guess is they are ingesting small amounts of oil residue ( from the spill ) in the Texas and Louisianian section of the Gulf that has settled on or in the vegetation and are retaining some of the oil. I don't think I would want to eat any from that section of the Gulf but some from the west side of Florida around the keys and Florida Bay should be OK.

    The ones we have fried or smoked are really some good chow just by them selves or with some fries , cold slaw and ice cold beer. They are like potato chips , you can't eat just one. :lol:

    The best of both worlds , smoked or fried ( Borrowed the picture from Outdoorsdownsouth.com )
  6. Wannabe

    Wannabe Well-Known Member

    Our bay mullet and Atlantic mullet might be in the same family but they are two different fish. Example - Cat family--Lion vs. house cat. Eat bay mullet once and you won't do it again. Great bait.
  7. texastom

    texastom Well-Known Member

    Hmmm, I've never eaten a lion or a House cat. Which is better?
  8. mike

    mike Well-Known Member

    Depends - the lazy house cat will be better fed and therefore fatter (greasy!). Whereas the lion, who has to work for a living, will be leaner and more heart healthy. :roll:

  9. oldsparkey

    oldsparkey Well-Known Member

    I bet you have and never knew it , especially house cat , Ever eat at a Chinese place ? :roll: :oops:

    I got the health dept after one of the spots here locally , keep finding different , tabby's , skin's in the dumpster behind there place. They are no longer in business.
    One Chinese restaurant in Sanford was closed for the same thing plus they had a herb garden on there roof , Marijuana. This was back in the early 80's. There meals were quite addictive and dam good. :shock:

  10. Kayak Jack

    Kayak Jack Well-Known Member

    i dunno, Bob. Maybe you pack a few viennies and gritz along side those bay mullett, someone might like them. ;=}}
  11. tx river rat

    tx river rat Well-Known Member

    The old mountain men claimed mountain lion was the best meat you could get.
    Chuck They had the Texas Ranger at Galveston Texas because they nearly had a riot over the Vietnamese killing and eating dogs , some ole Texas redneck women caught them skinning her poodle . it nearly got sticky.
  12. catfish

    catfish Well-Known Member

    chuck that's why I don,t eat much chineze? yep vieanas and grits would be good too. I guess you have to be mighty hungry to eat some things though? I haven't got that hungry yet on some things. :lol: I guess like the old saying though what you don,t know want hurt you. :wink: :mrgreen:
  13. Wannabe

    Wannabe Well-Known Member

    I've heard the same thing about mountain lion being quite tasty. Definitely would be more meat than a tabby cat. I don't think I could eat a house cat anyway. Have you ever smelled that crappy looking food we feed them?

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