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Forum: The Carolinas
06-16-2020, 11:45 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,739
Posted By gillnetflounderman

The wife and I prefer to use the old 1 dollar...

The wife and I prefer to use the old 1 dollar mouse trap that we probably use about 1 every 5 to 10 years Snakes of any type are simply not welcomed in my yard since neither of us have strong hearts...
Forum: The Carolinas
06-05-2020, 03:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,558
Posted By gillnetflounderman

As long as colleges and universities keep pumping...

As long as colleges and universities keep pumping out researchers then someone must provide them jobs. Private industry doesn't really need the ones trained in marine biology so government is...
Forum: The Carolinas
06-03-2020, 08:23 AM
Replies: 326
Views: 25,050
Posted By gillnetflounderman

You do realize that not all fresh seafood caught...

You do realize that not all fresh seafood caught in NC waters is shipped out of State? Anyone can easily walk into a fish house, seafood retail market or visit some of the trucks parked along the...
Forum: The Carolinas
06-02-2020, 10:32 AM
Replies: 326
Views: 25,050
Posted By gillnetflounderman

still doesn't change the fact that most consumers...

still doesn't change the fact that most consumers prefer the med to med/large shrimp due to taste and is a little cheaper as well. Most shrimpers would be in deep do-do if they were forced to only...
Forum: The Carolinas
06-01-2020, 02:40 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 25,050
Posted By gillnetflounderman

My wife prefer the larger up to a point because...

My wife prefer the larger up to a point because she has to spend less time peeling and de-veining but still does not want the much larger jumbo size due to toughness and lack of taste.
Forum: The Carolinas
06-01-2020, 12:32 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 25,050
Posted By gillnetflounderman

Actually this is what I originally said. ""Shrimp...

Actually this is what I originally said. ""Shrimp consumers do not necessarily want the large or jumbo sized shrimps since the taste goes down and get a little tougher with size." Yes there is...
Forum: The Carolinas
06-01-2020, 12:11 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 25,050
Posted By gillnetflounderman

do not feel like wasting a lot of my time...

do not feel like wasting a lot of my time enlightening you right now but the primary reasons that the jumbo shrimp are higher price is because there are a heluva lot less of that size on the market...
Forum: The Carolinas
05-30-2020, 04:40 AM
Replies: 326
Views: 25,050
Posted By gillnetflounderman

Removing the big boys from the sounds may or may...

Removing the big boys from the sounds may or may not reduce overall effort. Shrimp consumers do not necessarily want the large or jumbo sized shrimps since the taste goes down and get a little...
05-29-2020, 01:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,072
Posted By gillnetflounderman

my first outboard was a 25 HP Evinrude back...

my first outboard was a 25 HP Evinrude back around 1968 or 69. Think the engine, 13 ft whaler and trailer was under 1500 dollars bought from Sunny lanes over on the Morehead-Beaufort causeway. It...
Forum: The Carolinas
05-28-2020, 06:55 AM
Replies: 326
Views: 25,050
Posted By gillnetflounderman

I would agree that the killing of million of...

I would agree that the killing of million of juvenile finfish by shrimp trawlers is not good for our overall fishery. Then again I believe that the sharp increases in cormorants over the past...
Forum: The Carolinas
05-26-2020, 04:46 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,739
Posted By gillnetflounderman

I am scared sheetless of any kind of snake and...

I am scared sheetless of any kind of snake and will not tolerate them around the home stead and not a huge fan of spiders either but do like most of the yard birds
Forum: The Carolinas
05-26-2020, 03:34 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,739
Posted By gillnetflounderman

You do know that snakes will eat other things...

You do know that snakes will eat other things other than rats or mice? Think the reason we probably have a few snake is due to the neighborhood feeding the birds and providing nesting boxes. Freeking...
Forum: The Carolinas
05-26-2020, 01:34 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,739
Posted By gillnetflounderman

Used a dollar general mouse trap to catch a mouse...

Used a dollar general mouse trap to catch a mouse in the house a couple of weeks ago, second mouse in the past 22 years and zero on the rats. Shot a couple of black looking snakes over those 22...
Forum: The Carolinas
05-25-2020, 08:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 632
Posted By gillnetflounderman

In a nutshell yes. It can also be assigned which...

In a nutshell yes. It can also be assigned which is a temporary transfer meaning the assignee has the same privileges as the commercial but does not own that license.
Forum: The Carolinas
05-25-2020, 04:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 574
Posted By gillnetflounderman

Might not be a lot of fun if you got to stay...

Might not be a lot of fun if you got to stay cooped up in a motel room with no where to go due to restrictions. Think I would save the trip for a latter date after some of the restrictions have been...
Forum: The Carolinas
05-24-2020, 09:13 AM
Replies: 326
Views: 25,050
Posted By gillnetflounderman

No its not as good as it used to be. I liked it...

No its not as good as it used to be. I liked it better when you never knew if you would catch a load or get skunked but whatever the case we could normally keep those that we did catch. Now its...
Forum: The Carolinas
05-24-2020, 07:35 AM
Replies: 326
Views: 25,050
Posted By gillnetflounderman

A story? There was a load of pressure back in...

A story? There was a load of pressure back in those days. Pamlico sound was covered by small rec boaters catching coolers of grey trout while at the same time hundreds of shrimp trawlers were...
Forum: The Carolinas
05-23-2020, 06:06 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 25,050
Posted By gillnetflounderman

Perhaps. but way back then I remember working...

Perhaps. but way back then I remember working the store, gas pumps, and helping to launch rec boats at Mrs Harkers marina during the summer and some days we would launch over a hundred boats that...
Forum: The Carolinas
05-23-2020, 10:15 AM
Replies: 326
Views: 25,050
Posted By gillnetflounderman

Seems that most of were much happier when fishing...

Seems that most of were much happier when fishing when everyone was pretty much allowed to keep what they caught, fish how they wanted and when they wanted, and unti some of the various rec groups...
Forum: The Carolinas
05-23-2020, 05:52 AM
Replies: 326
Views: 25,050
Posted By gillnetflounderman

In other words it is fine for sport fishermen to...

In other words it is fine for sport fishermen to kill these fish for the sport of it but can not accept some being killed to feed people that are not able to catch their own
Forum: The Carolinas
05-22-2020, 04:38 AM
Replies: 326
Views: 25,050
Posted By gillnetflounderman

Guess it depends on what you are fishing for but...

Guess it depends on what you are fishing for but I caught more nice specks last year in NC waters than anytime in my 73 years. Caught right many flounder too . This year has started off pretty...
Forum: The Carolinas
05-21-2020, 02:36 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 25,050
Posted By gillnetflounderman

evidently there are too many of us that continue...

evidently there are too many of us that continue to believe that mankind is the only source of problems on their mother earth
Forum: The Carolinas
05-21-2020, 02:25 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 25,050
Posted By gillnetflounderman

That's a lot like the NCDMF telling us that since...

That's a lot like the NCDMF telling us that since 2011 or so the population of southern flounder has gone into a freefall even thought it was doing well up until then. Catches continued to drop as...
Forum: The Carolinas
05-21-2020, 02:12 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 25,050
Posted By gillnetflounderman

Oh the southern flounder management plans. God I...

Oh the southern flounder management plans. God I had hope that this was a freeking dead horse so will not get started. Just saying that a certain rec group did everything possible to rid NC of...
Forum: The Carolinas
05-21-2020, 01:34 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 25,050
Posted By gillnetflounderman

next thing you will be telling me is that Tim...

next thing you will be telling me is that Tim Nifong did not work behind the scenes for the NC CCA to help Beasley and the Dookies with their sea turtle lawsuit in order to help sea turtles but the...
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