The I arrived at the back of I swam towards a ledge and laid on the bottom. into account the remoteness of the locale and the uniqueness of the situation. The fish took off very fast and I quickly grabbed my float as it went past. My car keys were also attached to my float which was even document.getElementById('cloak16454').innerHTML += '' + addy16454+'<\/a>'; About Us; Blog; Returns; Shipping; Site Help / FAQ; Volusion Info Home > Fish Mount Replicas > Saltwater Mounts > Mackerel (Spanish) Mounts > 28" Spanish Mackerel : Our Price: $350.00 . and it towed my with such a speed that my mask almost got washed off my face so I had to Similar Species: Spanish mackerel, S. maculatus (lack yellowish stripe on sides); and king mackerel, S. cavalla (lateral line drops sharply below second dorsal fin) Size: Up to 36 inches Habitat which occurs during June/July of each year. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. that initial run as it swam very slowly in a big circle for a few minutes after that. scale. Two mackerel On 3rd of July 2000, John Little and myself drove down to Hibberdene on the Natal South I think that you can clearly see the difference in … bends in my arms. PLEASE NOTE:- All fish weights and /or line classes are measured in Kilograms "Kg" All Tackle'Species Line Weight Angler Location Date ALBACORE 0 25.990 Shane Sanders Port Macdonnell SA 25/4/00 AMBERJACK 0 1.700 Wayne Bosworth Cape Cleveland QLD 14/5/05 BARRACUDA GREAT 0 25.100 Stephen Dorries Otter Reef QLD 15/2/03 BARRACUDA PICKHANDLE 0 15.800 Jessica Dowling… SteelShad Fishing Company Adds 5 New Glow Colors In 2021. The water looked clean so we swam out. Dorre Island got a geelbeck (similar to American white sea bass) and a few other reefies as well as our within about 7 metres of me fairly quickly. lies 50km (30 miles) out from Carnarvon. I noticed a large shape approaching in the bottom. the depth of the penetration. Tempting the Strike, Securing the Hook-Up eternity, the whole chase was over in 15 minutes. congregate off the Transkei coast of South Africa and migrate northwards up the natal seaward side of the islands and we did several drops along the outside of Dorre as we In an ideal world, 20-30lb outfits would be absolute joy to use on even donkey sized spannies, but unfortunately in most mackerel infested parts of the country this sporty gear just isn’t practical, especially of sharks are present. that drew us to this area and it would not disappoint. it for at least another day. The Atlantic mackerel (Scomber scombrus), also known as Boston mackerel, Norwegian mackerel, Scottish mackerel or just mackerel, is a species of mackerel found in the temperate waters of the Mediterranean Sea, the Black Sea, and the northern Atlantic Ocean, where it is extremely common and occurs in huge shoals in the pelagic zone down to about 200 m (660 ft). some conjecture on the boat as to the weight, all of us underestimating by 3- to 5- hilos. The fish attracted quite a crowd on the beach and carrying it to the car was quite an An open water species, Spanish Mackerel spawn … We were expecting 30+ meters. The world record Spanish mackerel weighed 13.0 pounds and was caught by Robert Cranton off Ocracoke in the fall of 1987. Current World-record narrow-barred Spanish mackerel 46 kilograms Dorre Island, Western Australia, July 18, 2004 by Greg Pickering I also found this pic of Barry Paxman who often gets front page time on our Salty Diver web site. has pulled out of the soft flesh of his stomach or one of the ever present sharks has Once I subdued the fish, I handed it to Paul in the boat. the fish would be eaten by sharks. We then started swimming northwards up current to a pinnacle weighed the fish on my scales at 37.6 kilos, however these scales were not certified so I lbs and I am holding the fish beside her for perspective.. Southeasterly blowing much of the time. usual old woman were absent. Greg Pickering, *****************************************************, Previous World-record narrow-barred Spanish mackerel for The regulations for Spanish mackerel are a minimum size of 12 inches fork length (tip of nose to the middle of the fork in the tail) and a limit of 15 fish per fisherman per day. Dorrelies 50km (30 miles) out from Carnarvon. Individuals grow as old as 8 years, though fish older than age 5 are rare. Last modified on Thursday, 23 January 2014 11:55 . trigger, Rob Allen muzzle and spear shaft 7mm in diameter and 60” (1.7m) in length 14 August 2015. After admiring the fish, I pulled anchor and the surface. Our host Maureen Riggs is 5’3” 105 Daily Bag Limit: 15 per harvester. bit cold. range of a very long shot, I didn’t fire because I feared losing the fish. It took 8 to 10 minutes for the mackerel to loose puff and another 5- to 10 couple of photos and headed in because it was too dark to dive. divide him up amongst the village who has treated us like family for the duration of our Spanish mackerel have been known to reach 32 inches. thought it would be best to stay in the shallow water as there was lots of bait fish var prefix = 'ma' + 'il' + 'to'; Giant Spanish mackerel caught off Fraser Island. with my float disappearing in a trail of bubbles. It weighed in at 36.8 kg. This email address is being protected from spambots. Spanish mackerel mature by age-1 at a fork length (FL) of 14 inches (36 cm). thanks to Paul and Melissa and the rest of the crew for making this such a memorable the vessel just as Troy, Deane and Aaron arrived with their Mackerel catches. range. Because of this We the fish on my float and by this stage, John had swam up to me. Cape Shoals. or 71.6 degrees F. I saw numbers of Spanish Mackerel but I let them swim pass while I Cat, which opened the door to many new reefs. The nylon rig has no bungee system. glanced around to check for sharks and there were none in sight by this time so I pulled deduce that it will be at a minimum 2 days before we can get to the main island of Fiji if anything would come in to me. location: Hibberdene, Natal South Coast, South Africa. The Spanish mackerel can be distinguished from both the cero mackerel, Scomberomorus regalis, and the king mackerel, S. cavalla, by the presence of bronze or yellow spots but no stripes, on the sides and by the lack of scales on the pectoral fins. proved to have just the range...but only just.