Bluefish Fishing Charters in Bonita Springs
A popular gamefish all over the continent, this fish is the world’s best light tackle fish since they are fearless and fight til the end. Watch your fingers, as these guys may be small but can give you a nasty bite so we have the pliers handy!
|What do Bluefish look like?|
Blue/green on their back with silvery sides with lateral line. Classic “fish” look with straight tail and similar dorsal and anal fins. The babies are called snapper blues and are more flat.
|What other fish are related to Bluefishs?|
Bluefish are a pelagic fish found all over the world.
|How big do Bluefish get?|
They commonly are caught at 1-3 lbs.
|What is the world record for Bluefish?|
Florida record is 22 lbs., but the world record is 31 lbs.
|What other fish are similar to Bluefish?|
N/A; they are the only fish in this family.
|What are the best times to catch Bluefishs?|
In the fall as they migrate from the north to avoid the cold temperatures
|Where are the best places to catch Bluefish?|
These fish like the warm waters of the surf inshore or near structures
|What are the best ways to catch Bluefishs?|
Finding a school of baitfish and work the edges or chum the water with live or cut bait.
|What are the best baits for Bluefishs|
Live bait since they have a voracious appetite but they don’t mind cut bait.
|What other types of fish am I likely to catch?|
If you are fishing for Blue Fish, then you are also likely to catch other inshore fish that are passing by.
|Are Bluefishs good to eat?|
Yes, but since they are oily, they tend to taste “fishy”
|What is the best way to cook a Bluefish?|
The flavor of the bluefish's flesh is strong and best eaten freshly fillets gently sautéed in butter and lemon with fresh garlic.