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Home > Take Me Fishing Blog > August 2020 > How to Catch Tripletail on Nearshore Crab Buoys
Tripletail may be one of the strangest-looking pelagic fish in the Atlantic, but if you get the opportunity to target this saltwater species off the coast of Texas or Florida, don’t miss out.
Learning how to catch tripletail can be an exhilarating experience. Not only are tripletail a challenging sportfish, they make an exceptionally tasty meal. You'll want to follow a few important tripletail fishing tips for your best chance of success.
The tripletail is one of the best eating saltwater fish. In other words, the reward won't end once you bring a tripletail to your boat. A tripletail fillet makes for an excellent dinner of light, white, flaky fish since this species feeds primarily on crustaceans like shrimp and crabs.
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Debbie Hanson is an award-winning outdoor writer, women’s sport fishing advocate, IGFA world record holder, and freshwater guide living in Southwest Florida. Hanson’s written work has appeared in publications such as Florida Game & Fish Magazine, BoatUS Magazine, and USA Today Hunt & Fish. To learn more about her work, visit shefishes2.com or follow her on Instagram @shefishes2.
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