We use the same lines in 9- and 10-weight for our false albacore
Caption: Euthynnus alletteratus: Florida's common "bonito," otherwise known as little tunny, false albacore
THOUGH LARGE-ARBOR REELS provide some advantages for all kinds of fishing, many manufacturers say that the design is most helpful when fighting fast and long-running gamefish like false albacore
Offshore fish like the false albacore
become very plentiful during the hottest months in South Florida.
Anglers entered 919 bluefish, 487 striped bass, 358 bonito and 236 false albacore
. Last year, they entered 1,144 bluefish, 466 striped bass, 311 false albacore
and 226 bonito.
So, aficionados of stripers, weakfish, bluefish, and false albacore
will find as much to drool over as the seekers of bonefish, tarpon, permit, snook, and red-fish.
About mid-morning the threadfins go deeper and usually are replaced by glass minnows that bring in Spanish mackerel and false albacore
. Bigger kings will show up to take on the mackerel and they'll hit large blue runners or even small jacks.
I just got a message from ENT surgeon and renowned false albacore
The most disappointing fishing so far has been for false albacore
. They've popped up in places like Watch Hill, but their presence can't yet be described as an eruption.
bonito or false albacore
along the beaches and on the near-shore wrecks and artificial reefs.
19 -- 69th annual Martha's Vineyard Striped Bass, Bluefish, Bonito and False Albacore
Later in the monring and early afternoon glass minnows will pull in Spanish mackerel and false albacore
and that will in turn attract the larger kingfish.
While many serious anglers are getting psyched about bonito and false albacore
, some very unusual fish have been caught off our coast recently, including triggerfish, wahoo, redfish, and cobia.
School-feeding fish like bonito, false albacore
, jacks and bluefish drive bait right into the beach.
Monday - "Fishing for Bonito and False Albacore
," a Rhode Island Saltwater Angler Association seminar, West Valley Inn, West Warwick, R.I.