BIG jack crevalle on vertical jig

6/1 out of Hillsboro - thought this was an odd catch as we've never caught a crevalle on a vertical jig before. We were drifting over the Hydro Atlantic. I of course caught the wreck so was fiddling with getting a new hook on when my buddy dropped a jig down way off the reef (we had drifted pretty far) and hooked into this monster. Probably the biggest crevalle I've ever seen. It was entertaining to watch the fight - probably fought harder than an amberjack twice its size.

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  • stc1993stc1993 Albany, GA Carrabelle, FLPosts: 4,498 Captain
    They don't give up, they'll fight to the end.
  • The ParkerThe Parker Posts: 72 Greenhorn
    Nice
  • rivamunstasteverivamunstasteve Posts: 600 Officer
    The best fish to catch everything else is by catch
  • Plastered2850Plastered2850 Posts: 1,401 Officer
    Thats a big one!!!
  • stebfishstebfish Posts: 158 Deckhand
    That's a certified rod bender!
  • Dbsurfer419Dbsurfer419 Posts: 74 Greenhorn
    Got this Jack on the same wreck 2 days later, 37 lbs
  • The ParkerThe Parker Posts: 72 Greenhorn
    Thats a fight for sure
  • savemejebussavemejebus Posts: 58 Greenhorn
    nice
  • CoastalCatchCoastalCatch Lighthouse PointPosts: 321 Deckhand
    Yauza!!!...

    'The further a society drifts from the truth, the more it will hate those that speak it.' ~ George Orwell

  • benwah22benwah22 Posts: 91 Greenhorn
    They hit jigs pretty consistently if they're around.  Pound for pound one of the hardest fighters out there.  What a blast to catch


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