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#1 Cortez The Killie Killer

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Posted June 17 2012 - 05:18 PM

I'm not talking about the ultimate cost of the fish we catch when you figure, fuel, bait, tackle, etc. Fish market prices. I was at a farmer's market --- sea bass $21.95 lb. :shock:

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Posted June 17 2012 - 06:34 PM

I'm not talking about the ultimate cost of the fish we catch when you figure, fuel, bait, tackle, etc. Fish market prices. I was at a farmer's market --- sea bass $21.95 lb. :shock:



That's a bargain.

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Posted June 17 2012 - 06:35 PM

Black Seabass is so good I'd almost argue it's worth it.
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Posted June 17 2012 - 06:45 PM

Sb is one of my favorite fish to catch and eat, but I will not pay that price.

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Posted June 18 2012 - 12:34 PM

I once bought a mack to use as bait from Stop & Shop
it really wasn't even "bait" grade

I hear Stripers go for something like $18 a pound
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Posted June 18 2012 - 12:40 PM

i see bluefish for like $7/lbs. Whole Foods makes me lol. $32.99 for toothfish last time i as there. But at least the sword was a bargain at $28.99

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Posted June 18 2012 - 12:52 PM

I just saw sea bass for $8 a lb at shoprite. I spent $60 yesterday and only caught shorts. :squid:

Wait, make that $120. Took my son.
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Posted June 18 2012 - 01:00 PM

I bought grouper at wholefoods saturday night. Sunday I went to cook it and it smelled funny so I tossed it. dbags
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Posted June 18 2012 - 01:00 PM

I just saw sea bass for $8 a lb at shoprite. .


Not black sea bass...unless it was a stupid error on shop rites part. I"ve seen a few steals at the sea food dept but not like that. :shock: Black sea bass on average runs around 18.99/lb. Its delicious but IMO its flavor is not so complex and deep that one should be paying 20 bucks a pound for. Especially considering you don't know how long its been dead.

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Posted June 18 2012 - 01:02 PM

i see bluefish for like $7/lbs. Whole Foods makes me lol. $32.99 for toothfish last time i as there. But at least the sword was a bargain at $28.99


32.99/lb for chilean sea bass? Is that a typo..

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Posted June 18 2012 - 01:07 PM

$12.99 per lb for fresh caught fluke fillets
$7.99 per lb for previously frozen

$13 for FLUKE !!! You gotta be $$$$$ing me !

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Posted June 18 2012 - 01:13 PM

i see bluefish for like $7/lbs. Whole Foods makes me lol. $32.99 for toothfish last time i as there. But at least the sword was a bargain at $28.99


great store but their fish dept is kinda crappy.
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Posted June 18 2012 - 01:15 PM

great store but their fish dept is kinda crappy.


Awesome produce and some good items in the dry section. Still rather go to a farm, farmers market, fish monger or catch it myself.
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Posted June 18 2012 - 01:16 PM

Not black sea bass...unless it was a stupid error on shop rites part. I"ve seen a few steals at the sea food dept but not like that. :shock: Black sea bass on average runs around 18.99/lb. Its delicious but IMO its flavor is not so complex and deep that one should be paying 20 bucks a pound for. Especially considering you don't know how long its been dead.


yeah, black sea bass. I can go out and catch 25 of them. They were only $7.99 a pound.
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Posted June 18 2012 - 02:19 PM

Wife just went to get some Copper River sockeye at $11.99/lb for dinner tonight. Hope it looks good.