Kingfishing with Live Bait

Use fresh live bait when targeting king mackerel.

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Nothing will attract a large king mackerel quite like a fresh, well-rigged live bait.David Brown
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Most knowledgeable king mackerel anglers fish baits spread throughout the water column, with a couple of baits running deep, and several more on the surface. Slow-troll these live baits around structure and bait schools.Joe Mahler
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The razor-sharp teeth found on a kingfish require the use of metallic leader material.Pat Ford
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Kings attract scores of fishermen due to both their size and appearance.Pat Ford
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King Mackerel Bait GuideDiane Rome Peebles
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