Jacks Crevalle Fishing Charters in Bonita Springs
Some fishermen swear they can smell these fish by their “watermelon” like smell, and pound for pound they are among the strongest fish in the water. We watch for the diving birds in the distance and will find the jack crevalle feeding on the baitfish. If I spot them, then I know we will have a great fight while it runs us around in circles. Fortunately, they run in schools so if there is one there are more!
|What do Jacks Crevalle look like?|
They have a blunt head with a sea green body and yellow trimming. They usually have a black spot on his rear gill cover and side fin.
|What other fish are related to Jacks Crevalles?|
They are in the Jack family
|How big do Jacks Crevalle get?|
We find them 1-30 lbs.
|What is the world record for Jacks Crevalle?|
66 lbs., 2 oz. in Barra Do Dande, Angola
|What other fish are similar to Jacks Crevalle?|
Similar in fight to the king fish.
|What are the best times to catch Jacks Crevalles?|
Year Round at first light.
|Where are the best places to catch Jacks Crevalle?|
Waterways and in back bays.
|What are the best ways to catch Jacks Crevalles?|
First light is the perfect time to hook into a monster jack in shallow water. As the day breaks, the jacks love to rush into the shallows, trapping the small baitfish between themselves and the land,
|What are the best baits for Jacks Crevalles|
Shrimp, threadfin and crab
|What other types of fish am I likely to catch?|
If you are fishing for jack crevalle, then you are also likely to catch mackerel
|Are Jacks Crevalles good to eat?|
No, so we don’t take them from the water and damage their slime; it protects them and they'll die if you leave dry finger marks on their skin.