Fishing for Crevalle jack

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A voracious predator, it feeds primarily on smaller fish, which it often chases onto beaches or against seawalls. In open water, jacks will herd bait fish into a tight mass, then rush in from all sides. The crevalle jack also feeds on shrimp and other invertebrates. Retrieve at a fast pace without pausing or stopping as jacks easily calls your bluff.

Detailed Information

Fishing forecast


Water type

Saltwater / Mixed

Common depth

3 ft - 1148 ft

Common length

30 in

IUCN Status

Least concern

Threat to humans

Reports of ciguatera poisoning

Source: Fishbase

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