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New to The Forum #13771937 11/16/20 01:35 AM
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Hey Everyone,

New guy to the forum here. I post on another forum as well but this one seemed pretty neat too. I fish almost exclusively the Matagorda surf with some occasional PINS trips thrown in there. I will start posting my reports here as well. Here are just a few fish pics from this year.

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Re: New to The Forum [Re: TPOTTS] #13772116 11/16/20 09:33 AM
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welcome to the forum . Nice pictures look forward to seeing more. flag

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welcome It looks like you had a fantastic year.

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Nice pics, welcome


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Re: New to The Forum [Re: TPOTTS] #13774208 11/17/20 07:12 PM
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welcome aboard! do you clean and eat any of the sting rays. i'd sure like to see a how to video.


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Thanks for the warm welcome guys, much appreciated!

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Most of the rays I catch become shark bait, the bigger ones like pictured above get released. I have actually tried cooking them before because many people say they taste like scallops but that is a pure myth. They are edible but taste nothing like scallops lol.

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Originally Posted by TPOTTS
Thanks for the warm welcome guys, much appreciated!

Smooth,

Most of the rays I catch become shark bait, the bigger ones like pictured above get released. I have actually tried cooking them before because many people say they taste like scallops but that is a pure myth. They are edible but taste nothing like scallops lol.


Some eateries claim to serve scallops when the stuff is actually little rays. About 20 yrs ago during a fishing tournament on the Tx City Dike, one of our club members was cajun. The wings have a flat rubbery tissue that runs from the spine to the tip of the wing. Imagine a sandwich and the tissue being the meat!! It has to come out. He then had a small 1 1/2" dia. metal pipe. placed it one the meat, hit it with a mallet and punched out the "little balls". With is own cajun made batter he then deep fried them. Pretty good. A lot of people there didn't know what they were eating and said it was very tasty. FAKE SCALLOPS!!


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Re: New to The Forum [Re: TPOTTS] #13782942 11/24/20 04:49 AM
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welcome To the TFF.



Side Note: Awesome post and some super fish. Thanks for sharing. thumb


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Looks like you had a pretty good year. Keep up to good work and post em up here when you can.

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