Sad Trip to Walmart.

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Tony G., Nov 20, 2009.

  1. Tony G.

    Tony G.Fishlore VIPMember

    I was in walmart today with mom, grocery shopping. My mom felt like buying fish (not live ones, but the kind we eat LOL) and i was just glancing at the fish they had (the full bodied ones with heads and everything)...

    Boy was i surpriesed when i saw they had ID sharks... for sale... literally... i blinked... blinked twice and stared in aw as i saw them... I didnt know they were eatable....

    Kinda creepy though... they were like 1ft and a half....

    just felt like sharing...

  2. Shawnie

    ShawnieFishlore LegendMember

    aww im sorry it upset you ...sometimes thats the reality of fisherman and making a living...its hard but remember they arent our pets!
    im having a huge haddock filet for dinner..but I did cut some off before cooking it to feed to some of my tanks ..does that make it ok?
  3. OP
    Tony G.

    Tony G.Fishlore VIPMember

    LOL i guess :) enjoy your meal LOL

  4. btate617

    btate617Well Known MemberMember

    You sure it was an Iridescent Shark Tony?
    Not saying it wasn't but Southeast Asia to Mexico is a long ways to ship fresh fish.
    Unless someone in Mexico is breeding them for food purposes??? Theres an idea for your next breeding project.....


  5. mosin360Well Known MemberMember

    What, no picture?
  6. OP
    Tony G.

    Tony G.Fishlore VIPMember

    LOL i dont think i would have take a picture LOL

    Im prett sure it was an ID... my LFS had some pretty big ones a bit ago... i wonder if they're still there....
  7. btate617

    btate617Well Known MemberMember

    Lots of the fish we keep are dinner where they come from.......
  8. OP
    Tony G.

    Tony G.Fishlore VIPMember

    agreed :giggle:

    I know shawnie's Tilapia taste very good ;D
  9. gremlin

    gremlinWell Known MemberMember

    I love tilapia. If I ever have a big enough area, I would love to have two ponds - one for my goldies and one for game fish. Tilapia actually do quite well in our climate.
  10. OP
    Tony G.

    Tony G.Fishlore VIPMember

    i think most game fish do well in your area gremlin LOL
  11. gremlin

    gremlinWell Known MemberMember

    Trout only do well in the winter - it gets too hot in the summer. Bass and Tilapia are fine year round. And of course catfish, bluegill, sunfish, etc.
  12. Shawnie

    ShawnieFishlore LegendMember

    LOVES trout year round...its great here...and no tony you arent eating my tilapies!! LOL
  13. TedsTank

    TedsTankWell Known MemberMember

    We have Striped Bass season open now for the big ones!!! usually 40 to 50 inches!!!....nice fillets!!!

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