Jump to content

Garden Tractors and Parts on eBay



Photo
- - - - -

CATCHING TAUTOG


  • Please log in to reply
18 replies to this topic

#1 HANKG OFFLINE  

HANKG
  • Senior Member
  • -GTt Supporter-
  • Contributor
  • Member No: 29484
  • 5,978 Thanks
  • 3,289 posts
  • Location: Pt.Pleasant N.J.

Posted December 13, 2015 - 06:24 PM

Today was a beautiful day here in NJ with temps reaching near 70 degrees, my BIL and I took his 35' Bertram sport fisherman to the Shrewsbury rocks an area of ocean a couple of miles off the coast of NJ to catch Black fish (Tautog) these fish are dogged fighter's and are very tasty on the plate, there diet consists of shellfish, crabs clams and mussels. They are a regulated species and cannot be bought or sold on the open market, so if you want to eat them you have to catch them. Here is what a black fish or Tog look like, we caught 10 today.IMG_1271.JPG
  • Bolens 1000, olcowhand, Gtractor and 17 others have said thanks

#2 olcowhand ONLINE  

olcowhand

    Red Tractor Nut & Diesel Addict

  • Staff Admin
  • Staff
  • -GTt Supporter-
  • Sponsor
  • Contributor
  • Member No: 20
  • 38,783 Thanks
  • 30,694 posts
  • Location: South Central Kentucky

Posted December 13, 2015 - 06:35 PM

Never heard of them.  One of these days I'm gonna start doing a little fishing again.  Haven't for many many years.


  • hamman, boyscout862, HANKG and 1 other said thanks

#3 KennyP OFFLINE  

KennyP

    FORDoholic

  • Super Moderator
  • Staff
  • -GTt Supporter-
  • Contributor
  • Member No: 2253
  • 35,059 Thanks
  • 44,081 posts
  • Location: Collinsville, Oklahoma

Posted December 13, 2015 - 06:37 PM

Nice fish! Sounds like good eating! I'm with Daniel, need to go fishing again!


  • hamman, boyscout862, dodge trucker and 1 other said thanks

#4 propane1 ONLINE  

propane1
  • Senior Member
  • Member No: 54307
  • 7,974 Thanks
  • 3,860 posts
  • Location: Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada

Posted December 13, 2015 - 06:47 PM

Good for you guys, I'm sure you will enjoy them. Never heard of them before. Very nice sencery in the background, clam water, looks like a very nice day.
  • hamman and HANKG have said thanks

#5 LilysDad OFFLINE  

LilysDad

    Millennium Falcon

  • Senior Member
  • Contributor
  • Member No: 10443
  • 12,211 Thanks
  • 9,168 posts
  • Location: N. Illinois, DeKalb County

Posted December 13, 2015 - 06:52 PM

That's a cute little fish! I bet it would make a nice pet.


  • hamman, HANKG and 637Yeoman have said thanks

#6 dodge trucker OFFLINE  

dodge trucker
  • Senior Member
  • Member No: 19314
  • 1,955 Thanks
  • 2,585 posts
  • Location: kankakee

Posted December 13, 2015 - 07:03 PM

They do not offer it any more but I remember when I was a kid  I used to like what Red Lobster called "Boston Bluefish"... IDK if that was just a "stage name" or if there really is such a thing. 


  • hamman and HANKG have said thanks

#7 dodge trucker OFFLINE  

dodge trucker
  • Senior Member
  • Member No: 19314
  • 1,955 Thanks
  • 2,585 posts
  • Location: kankakee

Posted December 13, 2015 - 07:04 PM

Nice fish! Sounds like good eating! I'm with Daniel, need to go fishing again!

idea for one of the Plow days??? make it a couple day event, one day at the fishing hole....


  • hamman and HANKG have said thanks

#8 toomanytoys84 OFFLINE  

toomanytoys84

    Aaron

  • Senior Member
  • Member No: 45129
  • 9,121 Thanks
  • 5,574 posts
  • Location: Ohio

Posted December 13, 2015 - 07:05 PM

You do some neat fishing. I'd like to hit more salt water stuff one day.

With weather to way it has been doesn't look like any ice fishing is going to happen this year. Heck we were talking about taking the bass boat out and doing some fishing next weekm
  • Alc, hamman and HANKG have said thanks

#9 toppop52 OFFLINE  

toppop52
  • Senior Member
  • Member No: 54420
  • 4,714 Thanks
  • 4,432 posts
  • Location: Lower Eastern Shore of Maryland

Posted December 13, 2015 - 07:44 PM

Togs are ugly bastards that eat way better than they look. If you have extra, my address is 50.......LOL
  • hamman, HANKG, toomanytoys84 and 1 other said thanks

#10 chieffan OFFLINE  

chieffan
  • Senior Member
  • Contributor
  • Member No: 62695
  • 8,799 Thanks
  • 6,034 posts
  • Location: SW Iowa

Posted December 13, 2015 - 08:00 PM

We have fresh water fish that have that same kind of mouth.  Bottom feeders - call the Carp and Buffalo.  Lot of small bones in them but if fixed right and get them from cold water are a real tasty fish.


  • hamman, dodge trucker and HANKG have said thanks

#11 hamman OFFLINE  

hamman

    Homelite Owner Extraordinaire

  • Senior Member
  • Contributor
  • Member No: 1733
  • 6,187 Thanks
  • 2,781 posts
  • Location: Michigan

Posted December 13, 2015 - 08:19 PM

Never have fished salt water. Would like to though. My experience is in fresh water fishing. This summer the wife and I will probably be out every day if possible. My son and I are the only ones who eat fish but the wife loves to catch fish for us. I agree Toppop, if he has extra I will volunteer to take some off his hands.  Thanks for sharing with us. Looks like a lot of fun and some good eating there.                                                                                           Roger


  • dodge trucker, HANKG and toomanytoys84 have said thanks

#12 637Yeoman OFFLINE  

637Yeoman
  • Senior Member
  • GTt Junior
  • Member No: 77049
  • 1,548 Thanks
  • 1,254 posts
  • Location: SW Michigan

Posted December 13, 2015 - 08:45 PM

Thinking about going out, but too busy... :(  :wallbanging:


  • HANKG said thank you

#13 jd.rasentrac ONLINE  

jd.rasentrac

    Admirer of DEERE enjoyneering and design!

  • Senior Member
  • Contributor
  • Member No: 10327
  • 4,662 Thanks
  • 4,190 posts
  • Location: Niedervorschütz, Hessen, Deutschland

Posted December 14, 2015 - 05:05 AM

Congrats Hank! Never seen before this species, seems it doesn't live in North or Baltic Sea. This year I wasn't seafishing and when I see your catch, I'm a lil' bit jealous...


  • HDWildBill and HANKG have said thanks

#14 karel OFFLINE  

karel
  • Senior Member
  • Member No: 38218
  • 1,858 Thanks
  • 1,245 posts

Posted December 14, 2015 - 05:38 AM

you should have shown the teeth they have!


  • HANKG said thank you

#15 jd.rasentrac ONLINE  

jd.rasentrac

    Admirer of DEERE enjoyneering and design!

  • Senior Member
  • Contributor
  • Member No: 10327
  • 4,662 Thanks
  • 4,190 posts
  • Location: Niedervorschütz, Hessen, Deutschland

Posted December 14, 2015 - 08:00 AM

Never have fished salt water...                                                                        Roger

 

Try it, Roger, you'll like it !!!


  • hamman said thank you




Top