Eels and winter can give you the willies

It’s a cold November day as I sit writing this column and what’s a more perfect topic to write about on a day like this than eels? Our friends down here from the great lakes region are familiar with a nasty bloodsucking fellow up their way called the lamprey and we’re glad that you didn’t bring him with you.

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Ugly is, as ugly does – even with fish

We tend to think of fish as light agile creatures using water like an airplane uses air, both beautiful and strong. This is not the case with these three fish. They have names that make you step back and an appearance that only on a good day would mother love. Continue reading