Thank You!!Wow, that is one giant cat fish. Congratulations to Bethany
Thank You Rich!!Huge fish ! That's a great catch . Now she needs to make a Catfish cake the same size !
Thank You Inda!Flathead catfish are deeeeelicious! Big or small...does not change the quality of the Meat. And you can eat the entire fish. The belly is the BEST! Don't throw that belly away!
Thank You Jim!!WOW! That is a nice one! Congrats to her.
No worries on the non-cooking posts. Thats why we got the sub-threads. We all like to brag on our kids and etc a little.
Thank You Ryan!!That's awesome! Thanks for sharing that!
Man that’s a whopper!! I really enjoy catfishing and always love seeing posts of a good fishing trip!!
Thank You Mike!!That's one huge fish! Nice catch Bethany. Very impressive. Thanks for sharing.
Thank You Cliff!!WOW, what a huge cat, nice catch Bethany! Keep posting this kind of stuff Bear, we love it!
I found those interesting, as I'd never heard of them before.Now I have had salt water ones also called Wolffish ( ugly thing ) they are very sweet taste and great for deep fried fish and chips
Thank You Charles!!That's a nice fish and some mighty fine eating, John. The coloration is interesting in that the ones I see from here are more on the green side...
Thanks Jim!!Nice fish , might have to give the susquehanna another shot, not sure if those monsters are up this way though
Thank You Brian!!Nice catch!
Thanks John!!Wow! That's a big Flattie!
Even for us Southerners, that's a great fish.
Congrats to the Missus.
I found those interesting, as I'd never heard of them before.
Sounds similar to Ling cod when I fished the Pacific from CA to AK.
Chili there are a few different types of Wolffish, but this is the type along the Atlantic coast. I have never caught one but have eaten it as deep fried Fish and Chips, very good, but still ugly, lol
Is wolffish good to eat? The lean, pearly white flesh of the wolffish has a firm texture and a mild, sweet flavor, sometimes likened to lobster. The meat has a flake similar to cod's but not as large. Wolffish skin is edible, but since there are no scales, this species cannot be kosher.
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How big can a wolffish get?
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wolffish, any of five species of large long-bodied fishes of the family Anarhichadidae (order Perciformes), found in northern Atlantic and Pacific waters. The largest species may grow to a length of about 2.3 metres (7.5 feet).
Thank You David!!First off Bear, I for one love all the posts you and others do, that are about what we do when not smoking/cooking. That is life.
Now that is one beauty of a catfish, all I have seen up here is shorter dark cats, and I have never had one. Now I have had salt water ones also called Wolffish ( ugly thing ) they are very sweet taste and great for deep fried fish and chips
Sure, if you'd like. Any particular subject you'd prefer?Fun
This non cooking /smoking thread might be the precursor for another thread?
When I ws snorkeling in Hawaii, I ran into something looking like that, but since it was long, I thought it was some type of Moray Eel, but now that I see the ugly mug on that Wolfish, I think it might have been one of those. It's ugly head was sticking out of a hole in the Coral, so I didn't stick around long.