Some of the recent fishing has been good for anglers who have fixed their sights on bringing filets home for the grill.
Most are bottom-fishing with bait to catch porgies, sea bass, an occasional fluke and even a bluefish or two that happens to blunder into the baited hook. There’s a lot to be said about a freshly grilled filet on a warm summer’s eve, and the hunt for bottom fish is often relaxing and rewarding to someone who really wants the fish for the fire.
But I’m much more excitement-oriented. (more…)