August 23: Hickory Crawdads
(Rangers) at Greensboro Grasshoppers (Marlins), 6 p.
With a crawdad
in hand, claws contained, begin by asking the reluctant child what she notices about the creature.
Last month the Rangers extended their Player Development Contracts with the Double A Frisco RoughRiders of the Texas League for four years through the 2014 season and with the Low A Hickory Crawdads
of the South Atlantic League and the Short Season A Spokane Indians of the Northwest League for two years each through 2012.
Among other numbers he gave were the fact that 8,000 pounds of alligator and between 12,000 and 14,000 pounds of crawdads
The event will be held May 7-9 and will feature more than 1,600 pounds of fresh crawdads
delivered from Louisiana.
In between, we'd fish for crawdads
by hooking bits of raw bacon on a line.
They don't hunt bugs or crawdads
, spot animal tracks in the forest and try to figure out who made them, or turn their heads at the song of a redwinged blackbird.
In a location with crawdads
, it may be easy to catch hundreds of "baby lobsters" at a time.
I said no--I wanted to catch crawdads
with my cousins.
The winners for the four-person team event went to: Meter Set--New Orleans Crawdads
from Entergy; Hand Dig--Pressure Controllers from Southern California Gas Co.
Even Sunderland's name has proved a challenge for the American fans, who are more used to watching the Hickory Crawdads
, the Winston-Salem Warthogs or the superbly-named Piedmont Boll Weevils; trip organisers have marketed McCarthy's side as the Sunderland Black Cats to help.
color) Looking for crawdads
, as these campers are, is just one of the joys of nature available at Valley parks.
Whether you know them as mudbugs, ditch bugs, river lobsters, crawlybottoms, crawdads
, or crawfish, anyone who has spent time in streams is familiar with crayfish.
We'd catch crawdads
and keep them in big glass jars for a while, and sometimes we'd turn them loose.
Corrupt politics is as much a part of Louisiana as crawdads