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What types of spanish mackerel fishing charters are common?

Nearshore fishing is the most popular for spanish mackerel as well as inshore fishing, offshore fishing, and flats fishing.

The most common fishing techniques are light tackle fishing, trolling, and bottom fishing but heavy tackle fishing and live bait fishing are popular as well.

How much do spanish mackerel fishing charters cost?

for spanish mackerel prices can range anywhere from $100 to $3,000 and up, but the average price for a half day for spanish mackerel is $1,044. The average price for a full day for spanish mackerel is $1,706.

When is the best time to go spanish mackerel fishing?

The most popular season for spanish mackerel fishing is summer, and most anglers book their trips 19 days in advance.

Where can I get a fishing license for spanish mackerel and what are the bag limits for spanish mackerel?

See here for more information on spanish mackerel fishing licenses, spanish mackerel bag limits, and fishing season regulations for spanish mackerel. When in doubt, your fishing guide will always know the right spanish mackerel rules and regulations.



What is a Spanish Mackerel?

Spanish mackerel (Scomberomorus maculatus) are saltwater fish, found in the Atlantic ocean. They have a green back, silver sides with three rows of yellow spots on both sides and sharp jaws. These spots help to separate them from the cero and king mackerel, who otherwise look very similar.

They are strong swimmers, reaching speeds of up to 18 feet per second, for stretches of up to 20 miles. Built for speed with their bullet-shaped bodies, be ready for an energetic fight once you have one hooked. Thanks to conservation efforts after overfishing in the 1980s, starting the fight will be a much easier feat now that the species has been brought back from the brink!

How big do Spanish Mackerel get?

Not typically regarded as a bragging rights fish, spanish mackerel are typically between two and six pounds. Those that grow larger than ten pounds are considered large.

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    Finally the wind machine stopped for the Palm Beaches. Calm seas, light variable winds made for epic fishing. The sea weed along the beaches was still present, but the calm waters allowed for the sea weed to settle and anglers to sight fish crystal clear waters. Beach fishing was fantastic the past week, calm waters allowed for bait schools to school in troughs along the beach. Plenty of bait signals predator species like snook, tarpon, jacks and sharks to feed on these bait schools. Snook could be seen cruising the shorelines in search of there next meal. Not far behind the snook, tarpon allowed anglers to sight fish and present live baits and DOA Terror Eyz in there path creating drag screaming action. Inlet action for snook stayed consistent, DOA C.A.L. 3" shad tail in Mole’ rigged with a 3/8oz jig, excellent bait of choice as well as live baits. Tarpon, jacks, sharks and snapper all species that offered steady action . Snapper fishing provided plenty of action for anglers along rock jetties and drop offs. Inshore fishing anglers had a blast targeting big jacks on top water Rapala skitter walks, also catching bluefish and mackerel. Docks, sea walls and drops offs all great areas to target a plethora of species. Snook, tarpon, jacks always main target, but sometimes we are surprised with species we don’t see often in the ICW. This weeks surprise catch was an African pompano, caught by a JR angler. Well that is the fishing reply for the past week, hope you all enjoyed. Remember you can’t catch them from the couch, so get out there and get hooked up. Tight Lines

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