The ladies in the candy factory don't eat chocolate. Folks who work in the brewery don't drink much beer. So what about the man who makes his living catching crawfish? Does he eat the critters? You bet! If he's from Amelia, in Assumption Parish.
Phil Fryou pours water in a heavy iron pot. "That was my dad's pot," he says, "and he bought that pot about 20 years ago."
For this third generation crawfisher it starts with the pot. "This is a well seasoned pot," he says. "It's been used! Run your hands through them like that, and they won't even mess with you. They're not mean yet. Next month when that water gets hot, and the weather gets real hot, he would have done bit me."