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sdjfish

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    I had planned to be eating halibut tonight. Plans changed. There are loads of sardines to be caught on tiny sabiki rigs right in front of north Mission Bay Jetty 40 to 50'. At 7:00 am it took a while but I made a dozen Mackerel and a bunch of sardines then headed to wreck alley. Had to drive away from dogs a few times but did make good drifts in 120' to 70', for nothing. Had to leave by 1 pm so headed to the drop off in front of the harbor, first drop was dinner. It was windy and snotty early but not bad by the time I got to the drop off about 12:30. Not the nicest day but it was a day on the water. Thinking about trying some of those wild caught sardines on the grill.

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    Reefmo

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    Ive always wondered about eating 'dines like that. I mean huge portions of the world eat em cooked into food -- I like me some canned sardines as well... but doing it myself -- or using leftovers from the bait barge is just too much like eating bait.
     
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    sdjfish

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    I would not eat one from the receiver but what is the diff between a wild caught sardine and a White Sea Bass, both coastal schooling fish in the same water?
    The Ling went down with fresh Zucchini, Herbs and Bush Beans from the yard.
     
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    queenfish

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    I posted last year about eating the dines that I caught.

    Obviously exactly the same as the barge stuff but to me......its wild caught.

    Scale em, head em gut em.
    Slow cook em in Weber with some smoke.
    The filets fall right off the bones, a little mayo on a cracker.

    Enjoy.
     
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    Why not eat the dines you catch! I was told to buy the sardines in oil from Costco. Hmmmm I thought that is bait. But they had a pallet of it and I bought it for..not me to eat.
     
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    Sardines in a can or on a BBQ are fucking bomb, so are smoked kipper snacks.
    try it you'll like it.
     
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    sdjfish

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    I posted last year about eating the dines that I caught.

    Obviously exactly the same as the barge stuff but to me......its wild caught.

    Scale em, head em gut em.
    Slow cook em in Weber with some smoke.
    The filets fall right off the bones, a little mayo on a cracker.

    Enjoy.
    I remember that post. Got me thinking about trying them but have yet to do it. Next time for sure. You slow cooked them?
     
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    lkatdpelicanfly

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    The best are brownbait...the little queenfish and white croakers you catch right by the baitboat. When Im on anykind of sporty..Ill tip all 6 hooks of a sabiki with strips of squid and try and catch as many as I can while the deckies are loading the bait. Those little brownbaits smoked...they can't be beat.
     
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