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#12734895 - 04/28/18 08:46 PM Tonight's supper
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Registered: 03/09/16
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Took the tube out on Lake Athens today. It was a good day on the water. Took about 2 dozen nice sunfish. Lately I've been fishing for fun but the fetching and charming Mrs. Chief wanted fish for supper so who am I to refuse such a request from such an incredible lady. I ended up keeping these:



The cutting board is 12 inches wide so that give an idea of the length. Call them 6-8 inches. I took several that were bigger but I like to release the brood fish. I also lost a good fish under a boat house. I'm pretty sure it was a channel cat from the way it fought but I never saw it. It wrapped on a piling and when you use 4 lb line that usually means a lost fish. I also had a big largemouth try to eat one of my sunfish. I'm not really a bass fisherman but it looked to be at least 8 lbs. I didn't have a single bit of bass type gear so I never tried to switch tactics to try for him but I'm betting if I had a floating Rapala I probably could have got it to hit. It wanted that sunfish bad!

It was a good day to be alive in East TX. Cheers Y'all.
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#12734999 - 04/28/18 09:58 PM Re: Tonight's supper [Re: Flags]
banker-always fishing Online   content
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Nice post. Those SLABS will cook up "MIGHTY GOOD"! food
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#12735059 - 04/28/18 10:43 PM Re: Tonight's supper [Re: Flags]
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Nice.

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#12735143 - 04/29/18 05:45 AM Re: Tonight's supper [Re: Flags]
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Registered: 09/25/17
Posts: 292
Loc: Dallas,& Freestone counties
thumb Great job.

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#12735210 - 04/29/18 08:06 AM Re: Tonight's supper [Re: Flags]
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Registered: 07/03/11
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Loc: San Antonio TX
Looking good Flags! food How did you cook them? grill

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#12735278 - 04/29/18 09:02 AM Re: Tonight's supper [Re: Laker One]
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Originally Posted By: Laker One
Looking good Flags! food How did you cook them? grill


These ones were filleted and then got a buttermilk bath and were coated in panko bread crumbs and fried to a golden brown. Served with corn and french fries. I make a cocktail sauce with jalapeno ketchup and a lot of horseradish, a dash of hot sauce and a nice shot of lemon juice that works really good with sunfish. Lets just say they were down right TASTY!
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#12736198 - 04/30/18 06:54 AM Re: Tonight's supper [Re: Flags]
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Wow Flags now you have really gotten me hungry. food Thanks for the recipe. Going to have to take a few sunnies home this week! thumb




Side Note: That cocktail sauce sounds AWESOME! flehan

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#12737752 - 05/01/18 08:26 AM Re: Tonight's supper [Re: Flags]
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I love post like these! food

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