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Big 10 Tailgate Seafood Magic

Big 10 Tailgate Seafood Magic

There are a lot of proud and creative tailgate cooks out there these days. Anyone who’s been down to the...

Tasty Savages, Snappers & Choppers

Tasty Savages, Snappers & Choppers

A couple of Friday Fish Reports ago, I mentioned getting snapped by a baby snapper bluefish with painful and gory results. Everytime I enjoy a nice bluefish dinner, I look at it as payback time...

What’s For Dinner? The Right Questions For Your Fishmonger

What’s For Dinner? The Right Questions For Your Fishmonger

When visiting your local fish market, you should arrive with a clear, inquisitive and open mind. You may know just...

Shrimp Tacos, Crickets, Frogs and Local Corn and Tomatoes

Shrimp Tacos, Crickets, Frogs and Local Corn and Tomatoes

Wow. Sitting on my deck, the second week of September. It’s pleasantly cool, the crickets and tree frogs are still...

Gone Fishing!

Gone Fishing!

  Back next week with a blog post.

Poke – The Taste of Hawaii

Poke – The Taste of Hawaii

If you’re like me and love sashimi, ceviche, crudo, tartare or almost anything that’s raw, pickled, cured or corned you’re...

Salmonoid Mania at Monahan’s

Salmonoid Mania at Monahan’s

Fish in the salmon family are some of the most popular and delicious fish in the world. This is the...

Rehashed Salmon Hash

Rehashed Salmon Hash

We all know that sometimes leftovers are better than the original meal! There’s not a better leftover food out there than...

The Great American Fish: Stripers!

The Great American Fish: Stripers!

The royal, regal and mighty striped bass has an important history in our country that goes back to colonial times....

Rockin’ the Blues at Monahan’s

Rockin’ the Blues at Monahan’s

Bluefish are amazing. Besides being a great food fish, they are one of my favorite game fish--hard hitters, good fighters and pretty easy to find and catch. When I lived in Connecticut in the early 1970s we would catch small "snapper" blues in the spring on spinner baits. I'll never forget the first one I caught, it couldn't have been over 8" long. I tried to remove the spinner and ended up with a good "snap" on my index finger and it bled like crazy. That little bugger had teeth like a piranha!