Found in the Atlantic and Pacific, Bonito are a tribe of medium-sized, ray-finned predatory fish in the family Scombridae – a family it shares with the mackerel, tuna, and Spanish mackerel tribes, and also the butterfly kingfish. They can approach 30 inches and weigh about 13 pounds. Bonito tend to school and are terrific fighters.
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Several blue water lodges around the world have schools of bonito, also referred to as "skipjack tuna." They tend to school in medium depths of water.
They are strong fish. We suggest 9 to 10-weight fly rods and stand up spinning and trolling conventional outfits.
Anchovy/common bait fish fly patterns work really well.
Specializes in saltwater fishing and big game hunting.
Senior Program Manager
Specializes in Seychelles and Mexico's Yucatan fishing programs.