Warning: This video contains images that some may consider disturbing.
In this week's video, I joined some guys from Arkansas (whom I met on YouTube) for a night of catching frogs. Better judgement may have suggested an initial meet-and-greet preceding the late-night boat ride into the flooded backwaters of Arkansas. But alas, we were on the road and had no time for such formalities
Normal bullfrog hunting conditions are hot days and low waters; we had floods and 50° temps. Despite the difficult conditions, we found some frogs. These invasive creatures can be spotted by the the illumination of their shiny underbellies. And when you shine a light in their eyes, they can't see. In that moment of blindness, they stay still, and thus arises your opportunity to grab them. There are many fancy ways to cook up a frog's leg, but in Arkansas they do what they do to a lot of their foods... fry it up! These legs were delicious—like the most succulent chicken.
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