Great Barracuda

The largest species of Barracuda. Another white meat sit and wait predator.  You can catch them on purpose knowing where the lie; nearly reliable strikes come at a few spots just before dark, trolling large Rapallas. Sometimes they gang up on a live bonito tossed over in search of Cubera Snapper. These “Greater Barracuda” are big, like over 30 to around 50 pounds is the typical catch. When drifting for Cubera Snapper, Great Barracuda slice up your live bait, more often with out getting the hook. They follow your bait up if you reel slowly. 


Barracuda unlike most fish are very slimy. The slime allows them to slip faster through the water and aids in live release after capture on rod & reel. That slime has a slight yet distinct Barracuda smell that makes it to the taste when cooked.  It’s Ok fried of course, but…

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