Showing posts from April, 2016

Fishing Season in Trinidad and Tobago

When to go fishing in Trinidad & Tobago.  Trinidad & Tobago is a fishing heaven, especially if you like catching big predator species. If you are into offshore fishing, most productive time of the year is from October to June. Winter immigration in the depths of these beautiful islands brings you the most exciting fishing experiences around Caribbean. What will you catch? Barracuda, blue marlin, kingfish, tuna, dolphin fish (mahi mahi), sailfish, swordfish and wahoo. There are some species like tarpon, tuna and sharks are always there whenever you want to find one year around. You will definitely have some fight with some of these big boys when you join a fishing tour around the islands. Dont't forget; if you take your own gear, remember, you will meet real fighter species at rough conditions, so chose good quality products, mono, braids and stuff that protect you from the sun. If you join special tours, they will provide all the equipment. LRF Sure!

Mediterranean Monkfish - Blackbellied Angler

This is a beautiful " Mediterranean Monkfish ". It's also called " Blackbellied Angler ". A deep water predator, caught in south of Turkey (somewhere between Silifke and Northern Cyprus) in April 2016. What do we know about the life of a Mediterranean Monkfish? Depth range 300 - 1013m.  Most of them are between  40cm - 70cm. They like to eat whatever they can catch. Oh, and it's an harmless creature to human. So no worries; it will not attack you.. These are the names of this cute monster in different countries, Latin - Lophius budegassa Spain - rape rojizo Albania - zhaba e detit Turkey - fener balığı Italy - budego Catalonia - rap vermell  /  rap negre France - baudroie rousse How to cook Mediterranean Monkfish? Here a some tasty recipes from BBC Jamie does it too: