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"Jay DeLong" <jdelong at nwifc_wa.gov>: NANFA-- edible non-game fish

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From: "Jay DeLong" <jdelong at nwifc_wa.gov>
To: nanfa at aquaria_net
Subject: NANFA-- edible non-game fish
Date: Tue, 8 Jul 1997 21:10:26 +0000
Message-ID: <199707090414.VAA14161 at chinook_nwifc.wa.gov>

The recent messages on creek chubs as game fish were fun to read.  I 
recall fishing in Brush Creek in Southern Ohio when I was a kid of 
about 15 and catching a large, beautiful male creek chub.  I had been 
catching fish like longear sunfish, rock bass and spotted bass with a 
small spinner.  I don't recall the fighting skills of the chub, but I 
remember an older local gentleman calling down to me from a bridge he 
had been watching me from.  He said that I should keep it because 
large chubs were good to eat.  So I offered it to him, but he 

Jay DeLong

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