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Looking to Buy an American EEL

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Posted 04 October 2015 - 11:54 AM

Does anyone have a large American Eel or know where I can buy one?



Edited by EEL DEAL, 04 October 2015 - 11:55 AM.

#2 Matt DeLaVega

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Posted 04 October 2015 - 01:30 PM

I don't think you are going to find anyone who can legally sell eel here. Maybe you could find live eel in some ethnic fish markets?

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#3 dmarkley

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Posted 05 October 2015 - 02:53 PM

You are in New York?  Might want to visit local bait shops.  In NY, it's only legal to have eels between 9-14" as bait.

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#4 Auban

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Posted 05 October 2015 - 03:12 PM

i have seen them for sale at gander mountain...


not sure how that changes from state to state.  

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#5 Matt DeLaVega

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Posted 05 October 2015 - 04:52 PM

Hmm.Bait? Did not realize that eels were used as bait.

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#6 Kanus

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Posted 05 October 2015 - 07:35 PM

True, I've seen them at Gander Mountain here in Virginia also.

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