Fishing information for Fishing for fish in southwest Florida Waters.
Description:
CREVALLE JACK

Color bluish-green to greenish-gold back and silvery or yellowish belly; soft dorsal and anal fins almost identical in size; prominent black spot on operculum (gill cover); black spot at the base of each pectoral fin; no scales on throat.

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Common in both INSHORE waters and the open sea.

Usually 3 to 5 pounds.

Tolerates a wide range of salinities; schools corner a school of baitfish at the surface and feed with commotion that can be seen for great distances; feeds mainly on small fish; peak spawning occurs OFFSHORE from March through September.

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