What Charter Fishes For Them:

  • Light Tackle Wreck and Reef Fishing
  • Deep Sea Fishing

    Live baiting for these fish offshore is a HOOT!

    When Is Best:

    Wintertime from mid November to late March into April.

    About These Fish:

  • These fish hang on the reefs feeding on bait fish.
  • Hits are hard and furious, blistering runs.
  • Larger fish are called "smokers" Smaller fish are called "snakes".  Light drag and long
    runs with delicate mouths make this fish a fun challenge.
  • Hard fighting, they eat live bait or trolled lures and ballyhoo.
  • Catch ratio can be very high in large schools of these fish.
  • Food Value is okay, if prepared properly.
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