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Species Facts

Science Name: Istiophorus platypterus
Other Names: spindlebeak, bayonetfish
Ideal Temp: 70 to 85
World Record: 141 lbs. Ecuador
Environment: reef, offshore
Techniques: heavy spinning tackle, heavy fly, light trolling

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John | Posted: August 12, 2004

Use Carolina Gentleman's bleedin' mackeral Captain lure that is rigged with a small ballyhoo

John | Posted: August 12, 2004

Use a bleedin' mackeral by Carolina Gentleman Tackle