Chub Mackerel

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Chub Mackerel

Species Information

Scientific Name:Scomber japonicus
Common Names:Chub Mackerel
Ideal Temp:

About Chub Mackerel

Chub Mackerel Fishing

World Record:
# Fish Caught:121538 documented in database.
Earliest Record:7/2/1782 12:00:00 PM and located at -34.13333, 18.58333.
Latest Record:8/17/2023 7:12:00 PM and located at 41.46440, -71.34150.
Common Techniques:Casting, Fly, Jigging, Trolling
Popular Lure Types:Flies, Jigs, Plugs, Soft Plastics, Spoons, Topwater, Trolling
Fishing Spots:2 Chub Mackerel fishing spots.

Latest Chub Mackerel Fishing Reports and Spots

Burning A Lot of Gas for a Few Fish - 8/17/2023 7:12:00 PM

  Here is one of four stripers I landed today on the float and fly a great  choice when the bait is small and the bass are fussy.  In this case (View)

Slow Going in RI - 7/16/2023 4:12:00 PM

 I've posted very little recently and that should tell you I am catching very little.  Still trying almost daily but not having a lot of succes (View)

Offshore Trip - 7/9/2023 10:30:00 PM

Had Ed/Ryan Azar with buddy Bob and son Hunter with son in law John and buddy Crazy Harry.  Got to grounds at day break fir the morning jig bite (View)

Sat Oct 8 – 1/2 Day Fishing PM - 10/8/2022 5:19:20 PM

Capt JR reports a much improved afternoon on the Viking Star. There was a lot of action with Sea Bass and everyone had a few keepers. We also ha (View)

Big Blues Enter the Fray - 7/30/2021 4:49:00 PM

  Big blues have joined the fray looking for tons of small  baitfish along the oceanfront. Add big bluefish to the species of fish that are att (View)

Massive Schools of Small Bait Light up the Oceanfront - 7/26/2021 3:04:00 PM

 Several days back I went down to one of my spots along the RI oceanfront.  Immediately I discovered the place was alive with fish something I (View)

Atlantic Chub Mackerel1 - 4/1/2021 4:49:38 PM


Grading the 2019 Season - 12/10/2019 1:21:02 PM

Schoolies- A+ This year and last year followed a similar pattern for shore fishing anglers here in RI.  Once again we were loaded with schoolie (View)

Albie Outlook- Uncertain - 9/13/2019 9:05:57 AM

So far not so good. The albies have not appeared in good numbers yet. The outlook is uncertain at this point. We should be seeing good numbers (View)

Thursday morning - Ocean Fluke - 9/3/2018 11:41:29 AM

Thursday morning - I had new clients Will Petzinger with his daughter Rachel son Bill and Jen Sanchez on a 5hr Ocean Fluke trip. We hit a coupl (View)