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Bringing you the best in Port Canaveral, Indian and Banana River Fishing
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Edible Saltwater Fish Species

Excellent Table fare

Spotted Sea Trout

Weakfish

Redfish

Snook

Mai Mai

Cobia

Sheepshead

Flounder

Red Snapper

NassauGrouper

Skate - (ok a little red necky, soak in vinegar to get the ammonia smell & taste.- Cooter)

Yellowtail Snapper

Swordfish

Shark - (might have to soak in vinegar to get the ammonia smell & taste out,depending on species. - Cooter)


Excellent Table fare

Croaker

Black Sea Bass

Lane Snapper

Mangrove Snapper

Blackfin Tuna

Yellowfin Tuna

Gag Grouper

Black Grouper

Grey Grouper

Red Grouper

Cero Mackeral

Pompano

Whiting

Wahoo

Tripletail

Good Table Fare

Smaller Black Drum(under 10-lbs.)

Mullet (smoked)

Permit

Triggerfish

King Mackerel

Spanish Mackerel

Spot

Bluefish (bleed after catching and remove blood line in fillets before cooking.- Gary)

Gafftopsail Catfish

Common Sea Catfish


Poor Table Fare

Jack Crevelle (I have had this smoked....tasted pretty good - Gary)

Ladyfish

Tarpon

Bonito

Pinfish

Bonefish

Not Recommended

Porcupine fish

Cowfish

Thorn fish

Puffer

Barracuda

Strawberry Grouper


All fish should be iced immediately after catching to slow decomposing.


To keep fillets frozen for up to 6 months without freezer burn place fillets in freezer bags and cover completely with water.


You may find some worms in Sea Trout and Black Drum. According to the experts they will not harm you when cooked.

 

 

 

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