5/11/2004 Add a comment

It's fish-hunting season in Vermont. Not fishing season, fish-hunting season, as in, "Grab me my AK-47, the quill-back suckers are spawning today."

Maybe I'm the ignorant one, but this seems like a stupid hobby. But the quotes in the story are priceless. ("If you shoot a high-powered rifle, you can get a big mare and six or seven little bucks," Mr. Paquette said.) That must be the origin of "Like shooting fish in a barrel." William