Eating Catfish is it safe yet

Discussion in 'LOCAL TENNESSEE TALK' started by master_cat, Feb 19, 2006.

  1. master_cat

    master_cat New Member

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    is it safe to eat catfish out of the water now i live on the cumberland in the nashvill area
     
  2. vlparrish

    vlparrish New Member

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    Brent, the KY DNR posts a recommended consumption advisory in our state regulations every year. I don't follow it word for word, but I do use it as a guideline to how much fish I eat. I do eat fish out of the Ohio River and have for over 15 years. I haven't grown a third eye in the middle of my forhead yet, but I'm still hoping. LOL Vern
     

  3. TeamCatHazzard

    TeamCatHazzard New Member

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    Master cat I think your fine to eat em.. I vary rarely keep fish Im CPR 99.9% of the time and if I do keep one its about 5lbs or less. But most of the fish around here comes from the Mississippi River which some people dont understand and look at me Im just fine!!...........well i guess thats debatable:)
     
  4. BIG GEORGE

    BIG GEORGE New Member

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    Brent. I would have to say that the advisorys were put out there for a reason. Me personally, I would follow them. LOL!
     
  5. CJ21

    CJ21 New Member

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    I would check the consumption advisory first!
     
  6. Fatkat

    Fatkat New Member

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    I agree and if you do eat any cut the red and yellow meat off the fillets when you clean the fish. Tha is where the mercury and other contaminants if any are stored.
    :0a26:
     
  7. wishiwasfishin

    wishiwasfishin New Member

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    man i hope not but i have been having a pain in my hand i think it could be another finger coming up:)
     
  8. Lngbo

    Lngbo New Member

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    I think that another finger would really help in tying those knots. I know at times it seems like if I just had one more finger.

    I hope no serious problem
     
  9. derbycitycatman

    derbycitycatman Well-Known Member

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    Why are you guys eating those great cats, why not eat them lowly bass? just kidding:)
     
  10. RIP

    RIP New Member

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    I eat them all the time, now I do'nt need a light when fishing at night that nice shade of green that glows off my skin I can see by to tie my line. Check it out and if there is an advisory do'nt eat um.