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Has anyone out there ever tried eaten Robin fish,I was given four very large ones yesterday about 3lbs. each or just chuck them? TRIGGER:barf:
 

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I would suggest cutting them up in long strips for bait, a nice sized flounder could take it. As for eating, I wouldn't recommend it, there are so many other tastier fish in the sea.
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Sea robins are quite tasty if you like that kind of meat. I've heard a simple lemon/butter/garlic sauce will do nicely. Tried it once, it was ok. I use it for fluking much more as well.
 

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Them things are pretty ugly are you sure you want to eat those things.:p :D
 

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I think I told you before but when I was in NJ last year I caught a many of them buggers over the 5 lb range. The seem to be all head and gut. What exactly would you eat off of them.
 

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Greetings Jason!

You get two firm white fillets from each fish. Skin, cut the rib cage out, trim the fins. If you cut the fillets right, you can still get a thin "belly Bait" off the carcass....
 

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And that's the magic fluke bait I presume. might have to try if I ever get up your way again.
 

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Greetings westcoaster!

They use those leg-like extensions to dislodge small crabs, sea worms, and minnows. They are real fond of anything used for fluke bait (as "addict" pointed out) and love sea robin strips. They're usually found around the same areas as fluke.
 

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Greetings Jason!

The white/orange color combo on the belly seems to work best. Of course, this is the thinnest piece of meat, so it has better action. Although I will cut up a sea robin or two for bait, I am against the idea of chopping them up for no reason and tossing them over the side. This is now against NJ regulations (and about time!)
 

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The past two years the Sea Robin population seems to be getting larger during the bluefish contest I caught 27 of them while jigging for blues, if this keeps up I might have to try them. And just remeber looks don't make a fish taste bad think of how ugly the Monkfish and Wolf fish look and there taste is excellent.
 

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ifn it comes outta the sea eat it aint nuttn come out the sea gon get chuckd , ima gon eat it :D
 
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