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LAKE TILLERY CAVIAR

Yesterday being April 28, 2017, my friend Robert Webster of Hamlet, NC called from Lake Tillery, NC and asked if I wanted any fresh fish of which I replied, "Yes."  He stated they would not be scaled and cleaned aka dressed and I advised him I still knew how to clean fish.....grin if you must.  A mutual friend and one of Roberts fishing buddies Bob McLean, gave him seven (7) fresh caught Crappies to go along with the Sunfish aka Bream and Shell Crackers that he had caught himself along with a Crappie.

Friday is my brides weekly beauty shop hair appointment with Jennifer Johnson, Permanet Solutions Salon, and I advised Robert we would not be at home when he dropped the fish off in one of his coolers.  Robert said he would leave the fish under the carport, of which he did.

Upon arriving home and after a quick lunch consisting of Cheese Burgers all the way and "tator" wedges prepared by the ladies at Rayfield Meat Center on Highway 109 South, which has to be the best Cheese Burgers in Anson County, NC, it was time to start dressing the fish.

Robert had the fish on ice and it didn't take too long before I had them scaled, cleaned and soaking in salt water.

Pix of yours truly posing for the camera on the tripod with the self-timer activated.

While cleaning the fish, I noticed that all the Crappie and a couple of the Sunfish had eggs aka roe in them and could not pass the chance up to have some Poor Man's Caviar.

The eggs were far too small and definitely not feasible to take them from the protective membrane and salt them down as with traditional caviar, therefore went to plan B, which will manifest itself later .

I believe the darker colored roe aka fish eggs is from a Sunfish and/or Shell Cracker.  The above is just enough for Bill Porter to enjoy.  My bride, definitely will not eat any roe aka fish eggs.

I filleted one of the large Crappie and one of the Shell Crackers which should be some beautimous eating this afternoon along with some whole Crappie and Bream.

You can see the roe in the above Crappie.

Above, pix of the dressed fish soaking in salt water.

Fish and roe ready for preparation.

I froze two bags of the fish and kept one bag out for deep frying along with the fish roe aka eggs.

ROE AKA POOR MAN'S CAVIAR

Above pix of the deep fried roe aka Poor Man's Caviar. 

After quickly deep frying the roe, I deep fried a few of the whole Crappie, Crappie fillet and whole Sunfish.   I also prepared Hush Puppies and Nathan French fries.  I cheated on the slaw and used store bought Stoney Gap white slaw which is outstanding too.

Below is a pix of the meal for yours truly with my bride enjoying everything except the roe aka Poor Man's Caviar.

Close up pix of deep fried roe aka Poor Man's Caviar with all the trimmings.

Our meal was outstanding and thanks to Robert Webster and Bob McLean for allowing it to happen.

Web published by Bill aka Mickey Porter on 04-29-17.

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