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 GuideDiane Rome Peebles