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Not everyone likes oysters, I realize this. But I do. Oysters are a kind of culinary litmus test and folks tend to fall on one side or the other — enthusiastically for or vehemently against. But traveling in Louisiana has quickly taught me that oysters are truly a way of life around here. Oysters live…

Fisherman

“Yesterday I caught 400 pounds of crab. At $1.25 a pound, that’s not bad money.” The man in the cowboy hat grinned with all his teeth and shook his head. He goes fishing three or four times a week, and “fishing” can be for just about anything: crabs, crawfish, fish or shrimp. If it’s available,…

I like fishing for the places fishing takes me. It’s no secret that fishermen follow the fish, which means that a lot of fishermen travel a lot. It’s fishing that brought me to Thunder Bay and beyond to the uttermost wilds of Western Ontario. This is a land of rushing blue streams (the water is…