ID please, caught of Cottesloe

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Butterfish

Tue, 2020-02-04 22:51

 That would be a butterfish

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I’ve caught a few in my time.

Wed, 2020-02-05 07:22

I’ve caught a few in my time. Do people eat these?

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I saw someone keeping a bag

Wed, 2020-02-05 07:25

I saw someone keeping a bag of them on facebook saying they were good in fish cakes/curries. 

 

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 We use them for Cray bait.

Wed, 2020-02-05 08:08

 We use them for Cray bait.

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Wed, 2020-02-05 08:28

 We put one out the back for gummies while drifting for whiting.

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They have a very strong smell

Wed, 2020-02-05 09:18

 Like skippy, kinda crushed shell odour. I have eaten a few in the past, not bad but lots of red flesh under the  skin. A video of a Butterfish catch and cook: youtu.be/B1xyOw6UNQY

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Ask Frosty

Wed, 2020-02-05 09:30

He's the self proclaimed resident pro at catching these things .... :D 

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Caught a 10kg Spaniard on a

Thu, 2020-02-06 00:32

Caught a 10kg Spaniard on a live one a few years back. Cut some racing stripes down the side and lowered it down and within 30 seconds it was on! 

Other than that caught f/a else on one 

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I thought they already had

Thu, 2020-02-06 17:36

I thought they already had the racing stripes