Kingfishing with Live Bait

Use fresh live bait when targeting king mackerel.

Nothing will attract a large king mackerel quite like a fresh, well-rigged live bait. David Brown
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
The razor-sharp teeth found on a kingfish require the use of metallic leader material. Pat Ford
Kings attract scores of fishermen due to both their size and appearance. Pat Ford
King Mackerel Bait Guide Diane Rome Peebles

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