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04-10-2007 06:06 PM
eyehunter27
Re: Freshwater drum

We used to catch a bunch of them in Bonny when I was growing up. My biggest probably was 4-5 pounds. I used to have a jar of the stones from the head I collected. My Mom used to cube the fillets and boil them in salt water. Once cooked we dipped them in melted butter and I remember them being pretty good. I was just a boy than and probably any fish prepared that way would taste good. We still catch them out there every year, no size to them any more.
04-10-2007 05:30 PM
yakatut
Re: Freshwater drum

Quote:
Originally Posted by SLAYERFISH
They taste like $h!t!
That is an understatement.
04-10-2007 05:21 PM
slayerfish
Re: Freshwater drum

I've caught many at Nee Grande. They fight hard and you are happy till you see what it is. They taste like $h!t!
04-10-2007 03:37 PM
koldkut
Re: Freshwater drum

Never caught the freshwater type, but the saltwater drum are some feirce fighters, they are related to the red fish, which is also known as a red-drum...
04-10-2007 03:32 PM
Brav0tm
Re: Freshwater drum

The only freshwater Drum I ever caught was in Texas fishing for bluegill on an ultra light with my young son. I fought it for over and hour. I fought it so long my son got bored and headed for the play ground! Anyways I got it near the shore got a good look at it relized I wasn't going to eat and cut my line. That is my only fresh water drum story.
04-08-2007 11:40 PM
mista tuan
Re: Freshwater drum

No0o0o0o ... they tast like $417
04-08-2007 10:33 PM
Walking Eagle
Re: Freshwater drum

Quote:
Originally Posted by Dan
Muddy water imparts a strong undesireable flavor.
No! Wait! Don't tell me! Let me guess.

They taste like mud......


04-08-2007 09:45 PM
idratherbfishing
Re: Freshwater drum

Yes freshwater drum are edible and bullhead also. As was mentioned earlier bullheads are great eating when taken from clear water. Muddy water imparts a strong undesireable flavor.


Dan
04-08-2007 09:39 PM
tmuskyhunter
Re: Freshwater drum

Quote:
Originally Posted by PoPoJiJo
It could be that they are still around at lonetree as some freshwater drum have reached 72 years of age...
72 years!
04-08-2007 07:55 PM
scchase
Re: Freshwater drum

Hey bullheads taste great better then channels if they are outa clean water.
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