The original "California Snappers"
Origin: SF, Monterey, So-Cal
Catch Method: Hook and Line
Seasonality: Year Round
Notes: Skin on Filet
Vermilion rockfish are found throughout California waters near rugged, rocky areas and near shell mounds and pipelines. They feed on fish and a variety of invertebrates including crabs, shrimp, and squid, leading to an exceptionally flavorful fish.
Flavor Profile: lean meat with a nutty flavor and a medium or firm texture.
Cooking Methods: Try roasting them whole or poaching them for a real treat!