Identification Methods
Three dorsal fins and two anal fins with a concave tail fin. There is a distinctive lateral line that runs from the tail, bisecting the body, then curving up around the pectoral fin to finish just above the gill. The lower lip protrudes slightly over the upper lip. Pollack is a member of the cod family but does not provide the same quality of edible meat. A good strong fighting fish that are prevalent in wrecks and particularly like strong currents. Can be caught from the shore and are great sport from the shore given their propensity to put up a fight. Mackerel strips are very successful but can also be taken via a variety of lures. Bottom feeders that can move closer to the surface as darkness falls.