Tndeer Logo

Page 2 of 3 <123>
Topic Options
#1340278 - 05/25/09 01:44 PM Re: Mess of fish [Re: rsimms]
bowriter
Non-Typical


Registered: 08/31/02
Posts: 42314
Loc: Lebanon,TN USA

Offline
two cups buttermilk.
two eggs
beat the bejeebers out of those two.
soak fish 20 minutes
shake in half sack corn meal and two cups of flour well seasoned.

Slice Vidalias for onion rings and soak in the same mixture and shake in the same batter.

Slice maters and taters.

Call me when nearly done.

This two hour catch fed several folks and that's just an estimate. The young guy is 71.

_________________________

Constipation has ruined many a good day. Not as many as stupidity, though.

Top
#1340960 - 05/26/09 04:08 AM Re: Mess of fish [Re: bowriter]
.44mag
4 Point


Registered: 12/25/08
Posts: 417
Loc: Dickson Tn

Offline
The bast part was I convinced scope eye to clean ALL of them and then give me enought for me and the wife.
_________________________
“Try not to become a man of success but rather a man of value” – Don’t remember

Top
#1341282 - 05/26/09 09:05 AM Re: Mess of fish [Re: .44mag]
spitndrum
Supreme Hunting Outdoors Pro Staff
Non-Typical


Registered: 03/09/06
Posts: 51392
Loc: Cumberland Plateau

Offline
_________________________
<(((< Bowfish or NO FISH!
SUPREME HUNTING OUTDOORS PRO STAFF

Top
#1341783 - 05/26/09 01:17 PM Re: Mess of fish [Re: scope eye]
num1medic
14 Point


Registered: 07/13/05
Posts: 9016
Loc: Crossville,TN

Offline
_________________________
Tact is for people not witty enough to be sarcastic.

Top
#1341978 - 05/26/09 02:56 PM Re: Mess of fish [Re: cuppedup50]
easy45
Non-Typical


Registered: 11/06/07
Posts: 30563
Loc: Chester County

Offline
awesome
_________________________
Work to live, Live to hunt

Top
#1342130 - 05/26/09 04:08 PM Re: Mess of fish [Re: Coach]
4onaside
12 Point


Registered: 02/07/06
Posts: 5129
Loc: Jackson,Tn

Offline
 Originally Posted By: Coach
I just learned something but had to look it up to do it. I never heard of sunfish called shellcracker! Must be a southern phrase?
Redear sunfish, which you just looked up yourself. The one that looks like a crappie in the picture(silver mottled).
_________________________

No one's eyes go bad looking on the bright side of life.

Top
#1342159 - 05/26/09 04:20 PM Re: Mess of fish [Re: 4onaside]
bowriter
Non-Typical


Registered: 08/31/02
Posts: 42314
Loc: Lebanon,TN USA

Offline
 Originally Posted By: 4onaside
 Originally Posted By: Coach
I just learned something but had to look it up to do it. I never heard of sunfish called shellcracker! Must be a southern phrase?
Redear sunfish, which you just looked up yourself. The one that looks like a crappie in the picture(silver mottled).


Well by golly, I'll just throw this on ya. In Louisiana they are called chiquapins and I have no idea why. Their beds can be spotted in two ways. First in mud, you can smell them. In clearer water, just look for a bunch of shells on the bottom-hence the term shellcracker. They tend to bed at different times that bream...at least that is my experience. I think they bed a tad earlier. In LA we use to time their bedding with the hatch of pecan worms. They also prefer red wigglers to crickets.

They are superb eating and fillet beautifully.

And that is all I know. Ask Tubbs for more info.

Oh...you can catch them on a small black gnat fly, too.
_________________________

Constipation has ruined many a good day. Not as many as stupidity, though.

Top
#1343190 - 05/27/09 08:07 AM Re: Mess of fish [Re: bowriter]
Coach
16 Point


Registered: 12/02/07
Posts: 11380
Loc: Pall Mall, TN and Dexter, MI

Offline
 Originally Posted By: bowriter
 Originally Posted By: 4onaside
 Originally Posted By: Coach
I just learned something but had to look it up to do it. I never heard of sunfish called shellcracker! Must be a southern phrase?
Redear sunfish, which you just looked up yourself. The one that looks like a crappie in the picture(silver mottled).


Well by golly, I'll just throw this on ya. In Louisiana they are called chiquapins and I have no idea why. Their beds can be spotted in two ways. First in mud, you can smell them. In clearer water, just look for a bunch of shells on the bottom-hence the term shellcracker. They tend to bed at different times that bream...at least that is my experience. I think they bed a tad earlier. In LA we use to time their bedding with the hatch of pecan worms. They also prefer red wigglers to crickets.

They are superb eating and fillet beautifully.

And that is all I know. Ask Tubbs for more info.

Oh...you can catch them on a small black gnat fly, too.


I did think that was a crappie! And in my area some people call crappie "specs"...either way they are all good eating.
_________________________
I couldn't fix your brakes so I made your horn louder....

Dean Business Supply, Llc

http://www.adam4d.com




Top
#1343615 - 05/27/09 11:56 AM Re: Mess of fish [Re: Coach]
bowriter
Non-Typical


Registered: 08/31/02
Posts: 42314
Loc: Lebanon,TN USA

Offline
Well Coach, add this to your repretoire. In LA, crappie or specs are called sac a lait-French for bag of milk. Also called white perch sometimes.
_________________________

Constipation has ruined many a good day. Not as many as stupidity, though.

Top
#1344916 - 05/28/09 07:25 AM Re: Mess of fish [Re: bowriter]
Coach
16 Point


Registered: 12/02/07
Posts: 11380
Loc: Pall Mall, TN and Dexter, MI

Offline
Those French..."they have a different word for everything"...
_________________________
I couldn't fix your brakes so I made your horn louder....

Dean Business Supply, Llc

http://www.adam4d.com




Top
Page 2 of 3 <123>


Moderator:  RUGER, Unicam, CBU93, stretch, Bobby G, Cuttin Caller, Kimber45, Mrs.Unicam, Crappie Luck, gtk 
Hop to:
Top Posters
4106599
RUGER
88400
Deer Assassin
65979
BSK
62020
Crappie Luck
51392
spitndrum
Newest Members
yarddawg54, schiesser, bigdoc, Bggamehunter, willy2763
13605 Registered Users
Who's Online
1 registered (buckarewhohayackhack) and 51 anonymous users online.
Forum Stats
13605 Members
43 Forums
100233 Topics
1180122 Posts

Max Online: 788 @ 11/11/13 08:06 PM
Moon Phase
CURRENT MOON
December
Su M Tu W Th F Sa
1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30 31
Forum Donations
The TnDeer.Com Deer Talk Forum is for Tennessee Deer Hunters by Tennessee Deer Hunters. If you enjoy using our Talk Forum and would like to contribute to help in it's up-keep. Just submit your contribution by clicking on the DONATE button below and paying with PayPal or a major credit card. Any amount is much appreciated. Thanks for your support!

TN Burn Safe

Generated in 0.005 seconds in which 0.001 seconds were spent on a total of 14 queries. Zlib compression enabled.