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Tips and Tricks to catching AJ’s (Amber Jack) with Deep sea fishing co Noosa

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The best technique for catching an amberjack is to drift fish over wrecks and artificial reefs. Other effective methods include surface trolling, drifting, and casting. Anglers will sometimes accidentally catch greater amberjacks while fishing for groupers or snappers.

What is good bait for amberjack?

Fish like Cigar Minnows, Sardines, Mullets, Blue Runners, and Menhaden make excellent bait for Amberjack.

  • Cigar Minnows. Cigar Minnows are one of the best baits to use when fishing for Amberjacks. … 
  • Sardines. … 
  • Mullets. … 
  • Blue Runner. … 
  • Menhaden.

Why are amberjacks so hard to catch?

Like all Jacks, Amberjacks pull very hard for their size. As one of the largest members of the Jack family, they have a lot of size to pull with. They are not as likely to brick you in the rocks as, say, the Cubera Snapper, but they will bust you off if you let them get into the wrecks and rocks where they live.

What size hooks for amberjack?

Rigging Items for Amberjack

Many times we may start with 12ft leaders and then have to go to 18ft leaders and fluorocarbon is a must! Use a Carolina rig or a snap lead rig with a 7/0 Owner Mutu Light Cirlce Hook, 12/0 Mustad 399960 12/0 Hook, or 8/0 to 9/0 Owner Reed and Rig Hook.

Are amberjacks good eating fish?

Yes, it is safe to eat Amberjack fish, both raw and cooked. Amberjack is an exciting catch for fishermen and a tasty one for everyone else. You can grill, bake, or blacken it while creating a recipe that every seafood lover will enjoy.

Does amberjack have a fishy taste?

What Does Amberjack Taste Like - Corrie Cooks

Amberjack is a fish whose meat has an extra mild taste. It has a bit of a buttery taste, a slight sweetness, and no intensive fishy flavor. The texture is firm and most reminiscent of a steak.

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