Florida is paradise The bounty of seafood and seafood on the coasts is a boon for professional and recreational fisherman alike. If you are familiar with the Florida fishing While you may already know what tastes great and what doesn’t, if you’re fishing in Florida waters for your first time, it is possible to be overwhelmed by the choices and not know which fish taste best.
We hope you don’t worry, as we have written this article to help you learn about the great taste of fish and how they should be served on your plate if you are lucky enough to catch them in Naples.
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This is a great choice for any grouper species, and it’s a must-have on your dinner table. Local favorites include grouper, which is often served in sandwiches, as fried pieces or blackened on top of sandwiches.
Grouper filets taste great when grilled, baked, or broiled with garlic butter, olive oil and key lime juice.
You will be able to taste grouper and see why it is so popular. It has a light sweet taste that tastes more like lobster or crab than fish.
Gag, Red Grouper and Snowy Grouper are our favorite grouper species.
Another species of fish that is delicious no matter how it is caught is the red snapper. Snapper is a very popular fish that you can catch and enjoy all around the globe. However, in Florida the red snapper seems the most preferred and popular, especially if your preference is for grilled fish!
Snapper flesh is a bit more delicate than grouper. However, it retains a pleasant, sweet flavor when grilled and can take aromatic flavors much better than grouper.
Snapper can be served whole or in filets.
Filets are best grilled or sauteed after they have been marinated. Then, serve them with rice pilaf, beautiful vegetables, and a side dish.
Red snapper is our favorite snapper species to eat, as are vermillion snapper and lane snapper.
Mackerel is a popular fish, mainly in the Mediterranean diet. However, it is also very well-known among Florida fisherman.
Mackerel is oily and boney, but it’s worth it! Spanish mackerel can be caught whole. You can either fry, roast, or grill them with Mediterranean-inspired herbs, spices, and sauces.
You have several options when you catch king mackerel.
Spanish mackerel can also be used in Spanish, Italian, or Southern French fish soups and stews. It is also great for Asian fish dishes.
This popular Florida menu item is also known as Mahi Mahi. This fish is served in filets that can be grilled, baked, or blackened.
Sometimes the filets can be used in sandwiches or as salads. You can also catch dolphin fish and serve it in the same way. Don’t be afraid of marinating or adding a spice rub to the flesh. Its flavor will not suffer from the additional seasonings.
The article was written by a professional charter captain at Salty Knots Fishing Charters with 15+ years of experience in the Gulf of Mexico. Salty Knots Fishing Charters is a local fishing charter service based out of St. Pete Beach, Florida. “We know what it takes to catch a giant trophy fish!” Salty Knots Is the best when it comes to Deep Sea Fishing St Petersburg FL.