What size hook is best for porgy?
Porgies have much smaller mouths than sea bass or ling and you need to downsize accordingly. Generally, size #1 to #2 beak hooks are the perfect fit into a porgy mouth as they have a small gap, though wide enough to plant effectively into the protruding jaws of the porgy.
What is a porgy rig?
A perfection loop is used on the end of the leader for a 10z-4oz bank sinker. Dropper loops are tied at 12 and 36 inches above the bank sinker. The dropper loops get threaded through 4/0 beak bait hooks.
Is porgy a good fish to eat?
“And when you give it a chance, it’s delicious. Why would we not like a round fish that eats just like snapper?” With a large flake and a sweet, subtle flavor, porgy can be prepared as ceviche, filleted and broiled, or cooked whole.