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A fisherman is holding a fish black drum

Can You Eat Black Drum?

Found in waters all across the United States, black drum fish are plentiful and easy to catch, despite being mostly bottom feeders. If you’ve caught a lot of this kind of fish, it’s only natural to ask can...

Can You Eat Pinfish?

You’ve been out on the water all day and you’ve caught several pinfish and now you’re wondering, can you eat pinfish?   Do People Eat Pinfish? The answer is you definitely can eat them, but since...

Can You Eat Seahorse?

Can You Eat Seahorse?

Seahorses are one of the most unique creatures in the sea, and as such, there is a lot of mystery surrounding them. One of the most intriguing questions when it comes to these fish is, can you eat seahorse? The answer...

Can You Eat Jack Crevalle?

Can You Eat Jack Crevalle?

Many anglers consider Jack crevalle fish “junk” fish and even though they are considered a trophy-worthy catch for most fishermen, they are typically caught and released or used as bait to catch other fish...

Flying fish

Can You Eat Flying Fish?

Flying fish have the unique ability to gracefully glide through the air to escape their underwater predators. Then, once airborne, they encounter their feathered enemies in the sky, literally trapped between the devil...

Can You Eat Permit Fish? 

Can You Eat Permit Fish?

Permit fish are a type of fish that you’re going to find closer to the shore. It isn’t one that you’re likely to see at many markets or on the menu at many restaurants but you can catch this fish for...

Croaker fish on ice

Can You Eat Croaker?

The Atlantic Croaker is found near North and South America. That is the east coast to the nautically minded. This fish croaks like a frog when hooked. Can you eat croaker? Well, it has been eaten by Native Americans for...

fishmerman with a sand shark on the beach

Can You Eat Sand Shark?

As its name suggests, sand sharks are found close to the shore on the ocean floor amidst the sand. They are a docile shark that grows between 5 to 6 feet in length. They are easy to spot, as they have red spots and are...

stingray swimming

Can You Eat Stingray? 

Stingrays, which are actually related to sharks, can be found in oceans all around the world. You may remember petting them in a zoo as a child. While they are quite interesting to look at, it may not have even occurred...

man holding fresh bonefish caught in cuba close up

Can You Eat Bonefish?

If you’re looking for a challenging sport fish that is difficult to catch, the bonefish is an ideal choice. Anglers find bonefish extremely fun to catch, but typically, they throw them back into the water rather...

How Does The Moon Affect The Tides

How Does The Moon Affect The Tides?

Have you ever stared out into the sea, or watched the waves crawl slowly up the beach and wondered what causes the tides? Or why does the ocean move in the way that it does? If you have ever lived by the ocean, you will...

A fisherman is holding a fish Southern sheeps head

Can You Eat Sheepshead Fish?

Sheepshead fish look like, well, sheep. With their sheepish toothy grins and serrated scales, they fascinate saltwater anglers that need loads of patience and a fair amount of cunning to hook one. Can you eat sheepshead...

Green-blotched Parrotfish

Can You Eat Parrotfish?

Called the Rainbows of the Sea, pretty prrotfish are exceptional and unique, with numerous strange and extraordinary characteristics. Can you eat parrotfish? You can, but please don’t. Read on to find out why. Do...

Bluefish

Can You Eat Bluefish?

Bluefish are extremely aggressive, ravenous predators that attack their prey in a feeding frenzy, and fishermen who catch them sometimes also get bitten. You just finished a fishing trip on the East Coast and loaded up...

starfish

Can You Eat Starfish?

You’re walking along the beach and suddenly, you come to a small tide pool, only to look down and find a starfish! Like their distant relative, the sand dollar, the starfish lacks blood and a brain. This...