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

Bertram 60  fishing

Bertram 60

25 60,00 ft

Panama, (PA)

From 5.305,19
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Sea Toy

5 30,00 ft

Isla Parida, (PA)

From 1.458,93
Ole Ole Cabo San Lucas fishing

Ole Ole

6 33,00 ft

Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur (MX)

From 618,94
Palmer  fishing


6 26,00 ft

Ngor, (SE)

From 250,00
Chutzpah Cancun fishing


8 34,00 ft

Cancun, Riviera Maya (MX)

From 641,04
Bertram 42 Cabo San Lucas fishing

Bertram 42

7 42,00 ft

Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur (MX)

From 1.718,88
Elaine I La Romana fishing

Elaine I

12 45,93 ft

La Romana, Dominican Republic (DO)

From 866,51
Proline 27  fishing

Proline 27

8 26,25 ft

Panama, (PA)

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Coiba's Spirit

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