Salt Baked Striped Bass Catch & Cook

This was a challenging catch and cook. Fortunately, even with the tough conditions and slow lure bite, we were able to get 1-21 inch striped bass on the Calissa Suspending minnow (Sardine Glow)

Here’s the recipe for the Striped bass

you’ll need 1 pound of course salt per pound of fish

1 egg per pound of salt

add water to make your salt mix the same consistency as wet sand

prepare your fish by cleaning inside and out- leaving the scales on (this helps making skin removal easy later. Also, clip all fins.

Once you’ve prepared your fish, stuff it with the spices and herbs/lemon you’d like

encase your fish and bake it 400 degrees for 20-30 minutes or until your salt crust is golden brown.

after it’s golden brown, remove from oven and let rest for 10 minutes.

Break open and enjoy!

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