Mackerel Bank

 | By Seamus on 9/7/2015 3:45:29 PM | Views (6830)

The Mackerel Bank is a hump and bank in the Gulf of Santa Catalina. It sits just offshore to the East of San Clemente Island. The highest point of this bank is Emory Knoll which is 1920 feet deep. The base of the hump sits in over 3600 feet of water. 

This area has been well known to frequently hold Mackerel, a favorite bait of Bluefin Tuna. Many charter boats and head boats fish this area and many Bluefin are caught each year. Here is a video for example:

Catch Information

Species:Bluefin tuna, bluefin

This Fishing Report was submitted on 7/6/2013 12:37:53 AM by Seamus.

Structure Information

Mackerel Bank is a fishing spot. This spot is known to contain ledges and/or rocks that attract fish.

This fishing spot was added to the database on 7/6/2013 12:37:53 AM by Seamus and last updated on 9/7/2015 3:45:29 PM.


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GPS Coordinates

Degree, Decimal Minutes:
33º 02.500', 118º 23.600'
Decimal Degrees:
33.04167, -118.39333
Degree, Minutes, Seconds:
33º 02' 30.01", 118º 23' 35.99"

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