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What is the best bait for trevally?

What is the best bait for trevally?

The best baits for trevally are small cubes of pilchard, skipjack or any other common baitfish. If trevally are schooling on the surface and feeding on krill they may take a small trolled lure, jig or softbait cast into the school.

Can you eat big eye trevally?

Trevallies have superb eating qualities, with a strong but not overpowering flavour. They are an excellent choice for children as their bones are easily removed. The flesh is darker in colour when raw but once cooked the flesh turns brilliant white. It has a full flavour with a medium to firm texture.

What lures do trevally like?

Soft plastics, metals, vibes, divers, surface lures and flies all work extremely well on these fish as they are constantly on the move hunting for bait. By far the most exciting way to tangle with these fish is with surface lures and they just cannot resist a popper or stick bait walking the surface.

What do Bigeye trevally eat?

The bigeye trevally is commonly found in large slow moving schools during the day, becoming active at night when it feeds, taking a variety of fish, crustaceans, cephalopods and other invertebrates.

How do you fish for giant trevally?

The trick to nabbing the Giant Trevally is to craft fish bait using the squirting Manila Clams you dig up on the beach with your shovel in order to have the rare fish spawn. Each clam can be crafted into a single helping of fish bait which you can sprinkle in any body of water for the shadow of a fish to appear.

Where can you catch giant trevally?

Geographically you can catch giant trevally anywhere in the Indian Ocean, as well as anywhere in the Western Pacific from New Zealand to Japan. There have also been murmurs of a few fish being spotted on the west coast of South America, but it remains to be seen if populations will establish themselves there.

How do you catch trevally in estuaries?

Trevally can be caught out of feeding tailor schools or often sit below the feeding frenzy, picking off the scraps. Fishing for trevally in winter can provide some great mixed bag sessions, consisting of tailor, queenfish and an assortment of trevally species.

Can you eat Big Eye jack?

Like black jack fish, the horse eye fish or big eye jackfish is also edible.

Are Big Eyed Jacks good eating?

Some of the natives say they are very good eating. While the Horse-Eye Jack is similar in appearance to his cousin, the Jack Crevalle, it’s a great game fish and a super hard fighter when hooked. Horse-Eye Jacks are typically 10 pounds, but some have been reported as being as large as 30 pounds!

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