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King Mackerel
Species Facts

Science Name: Scomberomorous cavalla
Other Names: kingfish, southern mackeral
Ideal Temp: 65 to 75
World Record: 93 lbs. Puerto Rico
Environment: reef, offshore
Techniques: medium tackle, heavy tackle, trolling,

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Jarrod | Posted: February 14, 2007

Great Fight

inner129 | Posted: June 23, 2002

We have been catching them alot anchoring and chumming for 30 minutes then putting out cigar minnows on top of the water and we were killing them!!! We broke of on a 50 plus king in the king tournament, while doing that!