King Mackerel Tips

Learn these tricks from the pros for targeting king mackerel

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King mackerelPat Ford
king mackerel
King mackerel tipsPat Ford

Throwing hookless plugs is a great way to tease kings into fly-casting range. However, it can be challenging to keep a plug away from them.

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King mackerelPat Ford

Good Chums

While throwing a cast net for pilchards can be time-consuming, having a well full of them to use as live chum is well worth the effort when pursuing kingfish with fly tackle.

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King mackerel tipsBrian Grossenbacher

After The Bite

As you strip the fly, keep a tight grip on the line and get ready for a ferocious strike and a blistering run.

King mackerel
King mackerelPat Ford