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The author catches a surprise while fishing during a family vacation on Minnesota' Lake Vermilion. He's smiling here, but rest assured, the novelty of the occurance faded quickly. Forum Communications Co.

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Apparently they're delicious. Boiling them in a big pot with some choice seasonings and spices can be darn near heavenly.

Or so I've been told.


I wasn't really thinking with my stomach when I saw the first one, up close and personal, a few weeks ago while on a family vacation to Lake Vermilion in northeastern Minnesota.

By week's end, however, cooking and eating some, if nothing else than for spite, may have curbed my mounting aggravation.

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