Black Sea Bass Are Tasty and Back for the Summer

Black sea bass are a small, delicate fish in the grouper family. In 2000 the species were declared over-fished, but today the mid-Atlantic stock is considered rebuilt. This week on the Local Food Report, Elspeth Hay talks with a couple in Chatham who uses a traditional fishing method called weir fishing to catch black sea bass.

Elspeth’s shared a recipe for Thai flavored fish stew with black sea bass on her blog, Diary of a Locavore, where she’s also written more about the history of the weirs.

For more, check out this past article by Elspeth on weir fishing in Edible Cape Cod.

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