Jack Crevalle fishing

The Crevalle jack or jack crevalle (Caranx hippos) is a very popular sport fish that belongs to the Carangidae fish species. Horse mackerel, amberjack and giant trevally also belong to this family. Jack crevalle can grow to a length of 120 cm and a weight of 30 kg.

Lagoons, beaches, flats, reefs and estuaries are their favourite habitat. Here, they feed on small fish, shrimps and cephalopods.

Jack crevalle are very popular for sport fishing. They take both live and dead baits, as well as a variety of artificial lures. Top water lures such as poppers, walk-the-dog, stickbait, rubber lures and also flies are very efective to catch this magnificent fighter.

Jack Crevalle fishing

Top Jack Crevalle Fishing destinations

Jack crevalle can be caught in tropical and temperate waters of the Atlantic Ocean. They live inshore waters and offshore waters, Portugal in Europe to Angola in western Africa and from Nova Scotia to Uruguay. The best jack crevalle fishing destinations are Florida, Yucatan, the Bissagos Islands (Guinea-Bissau) and Ghana.

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Best Jack Crevalle Fishing Charters

Amélia 2

5 27,89 ft

Anses d'Arlet, Martinique (MQUE)

From $1302
Deposit non-refundable


8 34,00 ft

Cancun, Riviera Maya (MX)

From $725
FREE Cancellation 14 days notice

Dura Vida

8 33,00 ft

Panama, Panama (PA)

From $1175
FREE Cancellation 7 days notice


4 19,69 ft

Baie-Mahault, (Guada)

From $217
Deposit non-refundable


4 27,89 ft

Ngor, (SE)

From $390
Deposit non-refundable

Stress Reeliever II

6 32,00 ft

Quepos, Costa Rica (C.R.)

From $850
Deposit non-refundable

California 28 FT CSL

4 28,00 ft

Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur (MX)

From $790
FREE Cancellation 14 days notice

Mahi Dreamer

4 26,00 ft

Mazatlan, Mexico (MX)

From $200
FREE Cancellation 14 days notice

La Reina

9 31,30 ft

Playa del Carmen, Riviera Maya (MX)

From $350
FREE Cancellation 3 days notice