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Wahoo: Acanthocybium solanderi

Appearance:

A member of the mackerel family, long and streamlined with about 30 dark wavy bars for camouflage.

Habitat:

Found offshore; generally not in schools.

Behavior:

Known for their tremendous runs and shifts of direction.

State Record:

139 lb, caught near Marathon

Fishing Tips and Facts:

Wahoo are caught by trolling bait and artificial lures on flatlines.

Additional Information:


Image Credit: © Diane Rome Peebles



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