Almaco Jack

Almaco Jack looks like an Amberjack but it’s not something you wouldn’t want to eat. Delicious, no worms. These are good. Very powerful, hard pulling therefor, very exciting fish to hook into. You might hook into one like this drifting live bonitos over certain undersea rocks, in hundred foot depths.

You can tell an Almaco jack from an Amberjack definitely by it’s dorsal fins. On an Almaco Jack, the second dorsal fin is more than twice as tall as the leading one.

Almaco Jacks are pelagic, and show up here through out the year in small schools, circling under the shoals of bait aggregating over rocks. 

Almaco Jacks according to Wikipedia, are farmed in Hawaii & Mexico, with a global production of 1 million pounds in 2008.




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