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Most king mackerel fishermen readily acknowledge they catch a lot of kings trolling lines below the surface.  Slow trolling is the primary fishing technique for tournament and non tournament anglers seeing kings and it also works for other species, such as cobia, amberjack, dolphin and large Spanish mackerel.  Trolling offers a way to present baits to a lot of...
Word Record King Mackerel Reports (and pictures) are surfacing around the internet with information that a new world record King Mackerel was caught. Captain JB & Troy - Topshot Sportfishing out of Fort Lauderdale, FL. Two weights have been posted but Anglers Mike & Brook were on their Honeymoon and caught a 97.8 lb (also reported a 100.5 lb) King Mackerel on 40...
Kiyomura Corp owner Kiyoshi Kimura, left, with the bluefin tuna for which he made a wining bid at the annual New Year auction, in Tokyo on Saturday. CREDIT: AP
Kiyoshi Kimura, who owns a chain of sushi restaurants (Sushizanmai chain) set a record purchasing a 613-lb Bluefin Tuna caught off the coast of northern Japan's Aomori prefecture, at Tokyo's famous new year fish auction. Kimura set a record by paying more than $3 million for a bluefin tuna in the year's first auction at Tokyo's new fish market, exceeding his own record price of 1.1m in...
Some fishermen consider bluefin tuna to be dinosaurs still swimming in the ocean. Atlantic bluefin tuna have very few natural predators. Weighing in at over 1000 pounds in some cases, these fish face few natural threats. Orca whales and sharks are generally their largest predators. ICCAT (International Committee for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas) is a coalition of most of the...
Morehead City - Bluefin Tuna
General Category Bluefin Tuna General Category December subquota set at 50 mt and opens on December 1, 2018.  The daily retention limit will be one large medium or giant bluefin tuna (measuring 73” or greater) per vessel per day/trip. This action applies to General category (commercial) permitted vessels and to HMS Charter/Headboat category permitted vessels with a commercial sale endorsement...
1431 lb Black Marlin
  A 1431 lb Black Marlin has been caught off Lady Musgrave Island in Queensland, Australia by angler Rob Crane on board the 76ft Viking Too Easy II.  The is the 2nd biggest ever caught in Australia. The biggest fish record is held by Peter B. Wright "Peter B" with a 1,442-pound Black Marlin from 1973 that remains the largest ever weighed in Australia. Below is a...
Morehead City, NC - Captain Mark Chambers (AKA Microwave) and the Due South Sportfishing Crew landed the seasons first Bluefin Tuna today. The fish measured 75 inches and there was a report of another boat that broke a fish off.      
Crystal Coast, NC Well it looks like the BIG fish have arrived.  Over the past few weeks leading up to the SKA National Championship we have seen anglers weighing in 50+ lb fish!  Today during the Deallaney Hudson Honorary King Mackerel Tournament Team Wahooligans Fishing weighed in a 58.4 and 38.8 lb King to win the event.  While The Stormy Gale Fishing Team...
RIBBONFISH A ribbonfish by any other name would still catch big king mackerel.  This is borrowed and heavily tweaked from the famous Shakespearian quote, but it says a lot about the thin, silver, eel-like fish king mackerel fishermen like to troll for bait.  Ribbonfish, more properly called cutlass fish, are one of 45 species in the Trichiuridae family.  In addition...
Capt. Jerry Dilsaver - 43.80 - US Open king
  King Mackerel fishermen wanting to boost their catches of the big mackerel should consider attending the King Mackerel Fishing Seminar presented by the Oak Island Parks and Recreation Department on the evening of September 18, 2018. The seminar will feature three hours of information and tips for catching large king mackerel and will be tailored to assist participants improve...

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