Recent Examples of scup from the Web
Most of the scup have finished spawning and now are migrating to their feeding grounds throughout the Sound.
Fish species include blackfish, bluefish, winter flounder, fluke, scup, weakfish, striped bass, blue crab, striped sea robin and black sea bass.
Sometimes, frying scup (better known as porgy) and lingering for hours at home happens, too.
The western Sound scup fishing has been on fire and this week catching 12- to 17-inch jumbos has barely raised an eyebrow.
In the North Atlantic, the term includes scup and sheepshead.
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Origin and Etymology of scup
First Known Use: circa 1848See Words from the same year
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