October 28, 2008 08:00 AM by Joe Reality
On this week’s Dirty Jobs, Mike Rowe takes a trip to Waubun, Minnesota, where he takes employment with Bartos Bait & Fish. No, Mike isn’t going to spend a leisurely couple of days fishing. Mike’s new job is to catch leeches that will be sold as fish bait.
To make matters worse, the place where Mike has to venture to a remote lake to catch the leeches. The remote lake is also infested with mosquitoes, who are all to eager to prey on humans.
After the leeches have been caught, Mike returns to the Bartos Bait & Fish shop so that he can help to separate and package the leeches for resale. After his experience with mosquitoes and leeched, Mike travels to Hollister, California to work at the Green Tripe factory. At the factory, Mike works to make B.A.R.F. (Biologically Appropriate Raw Food) for dogs.
The Leech Trapper episode of Dirty Jobs airs on Tuesday, October 28 at 9 PM on Discovery Channel.
Photo Credit: Discovery Channel