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Almaco Jack

AKA: Almaco Family: Jack

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Almaco Jack

Almaco Jack Specifications

Water: Salt Where: Offshore
Size: Most common at 15 pounds or under with larger fish reaching into the mid 30 pound or so range. Has the ability to get much larger and possibly up to about 90 pounds.
Fight: A strong stubborn runner. Likes to dive deep and resistance is his namesake. Be prepared for a long, hard, slow landing.
Deliciousness: Excellent
Range: Both Coasts Technique: Drifting / Still Fishing
Baits: Baitfish / Lures Tackle: Spinning / Baitcasting

The Almaco Jack is characterized by a football shaped body a thin forked tail with the body being darker on the top side with a white underbelly and a dark line extending from the nose, thru the eye, all the way down its flank. Its dorsal and anal fin it markedly more curved and longer than that of the rest of his family.

Thses fish are found beyond the surf to the open sea at wrecks and reefs.

Live baitfish are the best natural bait while, spoons, plugs, poppers and streamers are the best artificial bait.

Props Board Pictures of Almaco Jack

15 Pounds Almaco Jack
41 Pounds Almaco Jack
12" Almaco Jack
22" Almaco Jack

Fishing Reports Featuring Almaco Jack

01/18/16 Ft Lauderdale
05/15/15 Fort Lauderdale, Florida
09/28/11 Fort Lauderdale Fishing 9/15
08/11/11 Port Canaveral Offshore 08-04-11
08/11/11 Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Palm Beach 8/1
07/20/11 Fort Lauderdale, Palm Beach, Miami 7/13
07/15/11 Fort Lauderdale
07/11/11 Fort Lauderdale
05/13/11 Ft Lauderdale / Miami
04/18/11 Fort Lauderdale Fishing

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