Porgy

Porgy The porgy is an Atlantic fish found from New England through Florida and the Bahamas. There are 2 primary species known as the scup and the jolthead. The jolthead porgy is found further south than the scup porgy. The scup averages a couple of pounds while the jolthead porgy is bigger with some of these fish growing larger than 8 pounds.

Come on our New Jersey Party Boat, the North Star, for a Half Day Fishing Trip or a Full Day Fishing Trip to catch Porgies.

Scientific Terms and Additonal Information:

Family: Sparidae

Genus and Species: Stenotomus chrysops

Description: Porgies have deep, oblong bodies, and strong jaws and teeth.