Bait – mackerel, squid, crab and prawn
Method – mackerel feathers tipped with a bit of bait
Good places to catch whiting in Cornwall are Falmouth, the headlands in the Padstow area, Port Isaac, Perranporth, Penzance, Porthleven
Whiting have golden olive green tops with the belly and sides a silvery pale bluish white. The mouth is large for the head.
Length is 20-150cm
Mar – April
Order – Anacanthini
Latin Name – merlangius merlangus
Family – Gadidae
Whiting swim in large shoals and are mid to bottom feeders. They can be found off beaches.
Whiting are a good eating fish
They can be used for lots different recipes..
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