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Sep 1, 2011: Travels with Indy

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From blog reader Jeff Holt, who, like us, nicknames his vehicles and loves seafood & big dogs. He stopped by the store in July while roadtripping with his Westy "Bandit" and dog Indy. Hi, Last weekend while driving my project '91 Westy around Hood Canal I stopped into your store for the first time and bought some yearling oysters which were great that night. I had such a good time taking in the canal and I love seafood, I drove back to the store on Sunday and bought more oysters, shucked & in the shell, a big crab and some...

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Apr 20, 2011: RETURN OF THE SHRIMP

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The first commercial Hood Canal shrimp season of 2011 is Friday April 29th. We should have some ready to sell that afternoon, say by 3 pm?? We'll be getting more in over the weekend, so we'll have plenty... and maybe even some leftover to ship on Monday. Stay tuned. Yum! Here's one of our stock shrimp photos to get your tastebuds excited. We'll be doing another shrimp photo shoot as soon as we get our hands on some fresh models.

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Dec 20, 2010: Oyster Fan is Not a Crab Fan

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One of our two pound heavyweights latched onto my middle finger today with both paws. The demonic creature proceeded to squeeze as hard as he could, then release slightly, then squeeze even harder. I foolishly tried to drown him in the tank and probably would still be stuck there, standing in the seafood store with my hand in the crab tank and a monster crab attached to my finger, if our crab lady Sue hadn't rescued me by prying open the giant's pinchers. Could a crab actually take off a human finger? Probably not one this size, but the thought did cross my mind....

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Mar 10, 2010: Holy Crab!

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(unholy reflection). Notice the pink stars on the crab tank? Annie turned us on to chalk paint, so we turned our crab tank into a chalk board. Of course, it's not the best place for a chalk masterpiece because when the crab fling water around they ruin the artwork.

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Dec 30, 2009: The dirty downside of being funky.

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The other day a customer called from Tacoma and asked if we were the little seafood shack along highway 101. She was disappointed to learn that we'd moved into a newer, bigger building. And a year ago we were worried about the move, too. What if we lost all our charm??? But as soon as we emptied our old store of equipment and took a good, hard look at the building any qualms about moving to a new one evaporated. Granted, we did end up moving on the most miserable day of the year: That's foggy Dan, looking psyched to...

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