Look at all these lion fish!!!

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Look at all these lion fish!!!

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Has anyone ever else ever seen them this thick?

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That was unbelievable! Those things must breed like rats. :shock:
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Crazy I been diving sense 1979 and you never seen one till 2000's, they do overpoluate a reef and eat all the little fish as well, they say they go all the way to North Carolina now Kill them all but watch those pretty little spines 8) but I never seen that many in one spot and dang big ones as well
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That's crazy. The State should host weekly tournaments in different areas w/ large prize money to help control them. That would be the cheapest way to control them. They will end up pouring millions into it otherwise.
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We were down in the keys recently and I had lionfish for dinner at The Castaway in Marathon!

It was freakin awesome!! :thumbleft: I recommend trying it if you get the opportunity!! :rebel:
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Oh yea!!! Lion fish are excellent to eat. The meat is starke white and eats like hogfish. I carry some sissors with me and cut all the spines off while its still on the spear. I even bought a small pole spear about 24" called a lion tamer.
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Waggs wrote:Oh yea!!! Lion fish are excellent to eat. The meat is starke white and eats like hogfish. I carry some sissors with me and cut all the spines off while its still on the spear. I even bought a small pole spear about 24" called a lion tamer.

I have to give that a try dig out my old Bahamas pole spear :thumbleft: love Hogfish
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If the Lionfish program is anything like the Python program we are FUZKED !
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that zookeeper seems bottomless ahahahahahaha man that thing can hold a bunch :florida:
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Holy cow, just watched the video. That's a whole lotta lion fish.
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I dove a bunch this best summer and thats what I saw pretty much everywhere. It is very upsetting. I have never seen so many so I started shooting them and am surprised at how good they are. I kill all I can. I also found a commercial market for them. You wont get rich selling them but you can pay for gas with them.
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Waggs wrote:Oh yea!!! Lion fish are excellent to eat. The meat is starke white and eats like hogfish. I carry some sissors with me and cut all the spines off while its still on the spear. I even bought a small pole spear about 24" called a lion tamer.
Eats like hogfish huh, looks like they are as stupid as hogfish too. Maybe worse and I didn't think that was possible. Just sitting there waiting to get stuck.
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