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Chub Mackerel

Species Information

Scientific Name:Scomber japonicus
Ideal Temp:
Technique:Casting, Fly, Jigging, Trolling
Lure Type:Flies, Jigs, Plugs, Soft Plastics, Spoons, Topwater, Trolling
World Record:
Other Names:Chub Mackerel

Latest Chub Mackerel Fishing Reports and Spots

Chub mackerel - Chilean - 5/3/2013 9:34:39 PM


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)