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Marbled Grouper Fishing

Marbled Grouper Fishing Article


Grouper, being one of the most prized fish in our Gulf of Mexico, are excellent table fare and awesome fighters. The most common targeted species are gag, scamp and red grouper with the occasional elusive black sea bass, which is often mistaken as a black grouper. These grouper, along with their cousin the black sea bass, inhabit natural as well as artificial reefs, wrecks, offshore mounds and ledges on the sea floor. Grouper are best fished with live baits. Frozen sardines, squid, and cut baits work well but live squirrel fish and pinfish work best. So if you are serious and want the best catch, you will do whatever it takes...
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Marbled Grouper Fish Species Information

Scientific Fish Name: Dermatolepis inermis
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Regions Fished: Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, the Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, Brazil, Cayman Islands, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, the Dominican Republic, French Guiana, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Martinique
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Usually on deep ledges, at depths to 210 m and on reefs, usually in caves or deep crevices.

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