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Crazed Fishermen...... #61924
01/24/03 11:20 AM
01/24/03 11:20 AM
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Willard, Mo.,USA
Mel S Offline OP
Mel S  Offline OP
This is what happens when it is 7 degrees and windy ! This morning I was sitting there drinking my coffee and daydreaming about fishing in the cayes while looking through the window watching two crows fighting over the frozen dog food. I started thinking about the fish in AC and tried to remember the names in Spanish. It's good to know so you know what the local fisherman use as far as terms. 1] bonefish=macabi, 2] Permit=palometa 3] Tarpon=sabalo 4] snook=robalo 5] shark= tiberon 6] grouper=mero 7] jewfish= cherna 8] Shrimp=camaron 9] squid=calamar 10] snapper= pargo. 11] conch=carocol.....I know, I need a life right ? Have a great Friday, Mel S.

Mel Sinderman
Re: Crazed Fishermen...... #61925
01/24/03 11:24 AM
01/24/03 11:24 AM
Joined: Jul 2000
Posts: 1,419
Some times there, some times h...
Oh dear. Mel, methinks you need a hobby. Quick!

Re: Crazed Fishermen...... #61926
01/24/03 02:03 PM
01/24/03 02:03 PM
Joined: Nov 2001
Posts: 2,364
aren't they all just peces :rolleyes:

Re: Crazed Fishermen...... #61927
01/24/03 02:07 PM
01/24/03 02:07 PM
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San Antonio TX and Seine Bight...
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In some circles, snapper is huachinango in Spanish.

Re: Crazed Fishermen...... #61928
01/24/03 02:35 PM
01/24/03 02:35 PM
Joined: Jun 2002
Posts: 278
Willard, Mo.,USA
Mel S Offline OP
Mel S  Offline OP
Hey, i remembered a few more ! dolphin=dorado, mackerel= sierra, octopus=pulpo, barracudo=picudo, horse conch=maimulla.....i have a hobby, i make my own shrunken heads from a real jivaro recipe. just joking, i am slightly crazed but harmless usually. i tie my own flies for flyfishing during these cold days. you right about the redsnapper. it seems, pargos colorados is more common in Belize and Guatemala. ChooChoo, what in the hell is a curmudgeon ? i know, i am only a crazed cabin fevered fisherman, but your occupation is quite differant. best-wishes all mel s........

Mel Sinderman
Re: Crazed Fishermen...... #61929
01/24/03 03:07 PM
01/24/03 03:07 PM
Joined: Jul 2000
Posts: 1,419
Some times there, some times h...
(ker muj'en) n. an irascible, churlish person. In other words an unrepentant, pissed off, grouchy, grumpy old fart.

It's Friday afternoon, I'm not in San Pedro, it's -17 w/c, and I need a drink.

Re: Crazed Fishermen...... #61930
01/24/03 06:35 PM
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