Re: NANFA-- Biggest fresh water NA fish

D. Martin Moore (
Tue, 4 Jan 2000 18:14:53 -0600

We call it grabbling here in the Miss-a-sip. Speaking of which I
heard a story (from the same guy who wants the stonerollers)
about a fellow who went grabbling and got "finned" by a flathead.
The pectoral fin sliced his leg to the bone, over the entire length of
the leg. Took over 300 stitches. Sounds like a definite candidate
for the K.o.N.

> Shireen's list of fish trivia spurred me to launch another trivia question
> -- what is it called when you catch fish with your bare hands? It's a
> verb...


"Cry to it, nuncle. as the cockney did to the eels when she put 'em i' the
paste alive; she knapped 'em o' the coxcombs with a stick, and cried 'Down
wantons, down!'"

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