Well, we still butcher a chicken
once in a while and processed the buck my son shot this last season at home,
does that count any for a connection to "the good ole days?" (smile)
For those who find reading about
methods of dispatching animals unpleasant, please don't read on.
Now that this type of subject has
been opened? Can anyone tell me how to humanely (?) kill a large fish without
The reason I ask is that I trotline
fish to feed the family at gatherings. Sometimes I will have around 20 blue cats
that weigh over three pounds. I don't have the arm strength to break all those
necks. The old family method calls for making a slit between the eyes, inserting
steel leader, and running up through the brain and spinal canal. This is
sometimes difficult to do.
Any other ideas?