Atlantic Bonito

The Atlantic Bonito is a strong swimmer that travels in fairly large schools.  It has dark oblique stripes on its back and likes to eat mackerel, and other fishes as well as squid. They are often found in bays.


Method of Fishing - Bottom fishing, surfcasting and spinning

Tackle - Bottom fishing and surfcasting with 12 to 30 lb class rod, 12 to 30 lb line, and hook sizes 1 to 5/0. For spinning, try a 7 to 8 foot medium spinning rod, spinning real, 10 to 15 lb line and hook sizes from 2 to 6.

Bait - Fish, squid, crab, worms, and metal lures