How To:

Cook Sheepshead (Best Recipes On The Web)

Author: Bullbuster Team

How To Cook A Sheepshead 101 

Tons Of Sheepshead Recipes To Choose From

If you are inshore fishing in FloridaTexas, or Louisiana, you are bound to run into these tasty gamefish, sometime known as "Poor Mans Lobster".  Below we included a BUNCH of different ways to cook your sheepshead using the best videos on the web.  We put them all in one place so you can go back and forth between them, or try all of them at different times. 

Cook Your Sheepshead
These sheepshead (and one pompano) where caught from a west coast beach by #BullbusterAmbassador Team Iconic Fishing

 Now all these recipes are in place you know you can come back to. This article as part of a series of articles to help you prepare your catch for your family and friends and to help you spend more time fishing. 

How To Cook Sheepshead
This sheepshead was caught along the mangrovesby Ashley a #BullbusterAmbassador that is part of Team Iconic.

 While we have been writing this series of articles, we have often had to use videos from professional chefs instead of fishermen; we would rather be use recipes from fishermen.

HOW TO FILLET A Sheepshead:

This is a great POV video shot  by Youtuber "Arun Prakesh Ramalingam" from a go pro of a MONSTER sheepshead getting cleaned.  

** If you already know how to fillet your fish SCROLL DOWN FOR THE RECIPES **

How To Cook A Sheepshead On Your Stove Top:

When we can we use catch, clean, and cook videos for this article series.  This video was put together by Youtuber "Angler Up With Brant".  He has some great catch and catch, cook and clean videos, and you will see him featured in a few other articles in this series.  SKIP TO 9:45 TO GET STRAIGHT TO THE RECIPE

How To Grill Sheepshead:

The recipe below is Mississippi style Sheepshead on the grill posted by Youtuber "Southern Coastal Cooking".  If you have a grill and like spice we have no doubt that you are going to love this recipe. 

How To Make A Sheepshead Sandwhich

This video posted by Youtuber "Broke Yakin" shows you how to make a MEAN sheepshead sandwich.  Our favorite quote from the video is "The cool thing about sauce is you can change it as you go".

How Cook Your Sheepshead In The Oven: 

Below is ANOTHER recipe for sheepshead by "Broke Yakin" and this one is for the oven!

We hope that you enjoyed this article on how to cook your Sheepshead.  Our goal is to help you spend more time fishing.  Become a member here at and check out our brand direct fishing lines. 

Check Out Recipes For Other Species:

If you are looking for recipes for how to cook another type of fish.  Below are a few of the types of fish we have recipe compilations for. These are just a sample, browse the Bullbuster community for more resources to spend more time fishing. 

How To Cook Sea Trout - This is a compilation of the best videos on the web for how to cook sea trout.  Everything from sea trout ceviche to cajun baked sea trout. 

How To Cook Snook- This is another compilation of recipes for snook from around the web.  Learn how to properly filet your snook, and grill out. 

How To Grill Swordfish- This is one of the best tasting fish that swims the ocean.  Check out our compilation of recipes on how to grill your swordfish.   Learn why you should eat swordfish when its freshest and different styles of grilling. 

How To Cook Cobia - Learn how to cook cobia. Cobia, like swordfish is one of those fish that has its own unique taste.  Learn the best techniques. 

How To Cook Mutton Snapper - One of the better tasting bottom fish out there. 

How To Cook Yellowtail Snapper - Fillet em or gut em and scale em. Get your yellowtail recipes here. 

How To Cook Mahi-  A  bunch of recipes to cook mahi!