Re: NANFA-- lamprey

Christopher Scharpf (
Wed, 13 Feb 2002 06:58:59 -0400

> It is about that time when I start thinking. These things are nasty blood
> suckers. I'm standing in the creek in open sandals, bare legs, short shorts
> and no shirt (didn't want to get my clothes wet). Now I have an angry
> lamprey swimming around all these bare body parts. I start doing this funny
> "keep both feet out of the water for as long as possible" dance.

Not to worry. Lampreys on their spawning runs have only one thing on their
mind -- sex. After that they die.

Chris Scharpf

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