Sunday, October 22, 2017

Favorite fish food - Bunker, Menhaden, Pogies

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Bunker, Menhaden, Pogies - they're swarming all around our area.  Thousands in schools are favorites of foraging blues, striped bass, and whales.  Further north in the warming Gulf of Maine they are importing bunker for lobster bait.
I have seen waves pushed up by bunker fleeing marauding packs of bluefish.
This excellent short documentary tells the story. - gwc

Foraging the High Seas: a Menhaden story from Red Vault Productions on Vimeo.