Drunks in northern
The Red River of the North makes the border between
Well, here is a story told to me by an elderly gentleman who lives in northwest
An extract: Then Wayne came up with an atrocious idea for a group of men who had just polished off 20 gallons of corncob wine: He suggested they grab a couple of shotguns, some flashlights, take a boat out on the Red River of the North to see if they could blast catfish out of the shallows.The technical name for this sport is shotgun fishin'.
Forty-five minutes later, the five men were boating on the muddy Red in
Minutes later Howard's beam glimpsed something shiny and
"Everybody was screaming and yelling at once,"
He pointed the shotgun in that general direction, pulled the trigger and unleashed a roaring discharge. The kickback of the 12-gauge knocked
Apart from the whole comical aspect and stupidity of the whole episode, it sounds like they did come across a large eel. I don’t know If eels are native to the area ,perhaps someone else can post a comment if they know?