Fishing for Spanish mackerel

Scomberomorus maculatus
16K logged catches • 190K followers

The Spanish mackerel (also known as Wahoo) is a shallow water species that prefers sand bottom.They swim in large, fast-moving schools. They're often seen forcing schools of small fish into tight bundles and nearly pushing them out of the water when feeding.

The most popular recent Spanish mackerel catch on Fishbrain
PIER-JUNKIES, Fishbrain angler since 2016

Recently caught Spanish mackerel

Recently caught Spanish mackerel
Recently caught Spanish mackerel
Recently caught Spanish mackerel
Recently caught Spanish mackerel
Recently caught Spanish mackerel
Recently caught Spanish mackerel

Detailed Information

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Water type

Saltwater

Common depth

10 ft - 115 ft

Maximum age

5 years

IUCN Status

Least concern

Source: Fishbase

Top Baits

According to catch data from over 14 million anglers on Fishbrain, these are the top baits used to catch Spanish mackerel. Click on a bait to learn more, or buy it directly from our shop.

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