Albacore Fishing

• Enjoy warmer temperatures
• Most likely caught in April-May and September-December
• Know the best months in which they are most prolific
• Trolling at boat speeds of 6-8 knots is recommended
• Live or dead bait effective using anchovies, mullet, pilchards and squid
• Various lures have proved successful – minnow, small spoon, small tuna feather lures, rubber squid skirts
• Bright colored lures with lots of glitter
• Smaller lures should be used to attract what is a small type of tuna
• Being smaller fish, do not jerk the line too soon
• Tricking them to rise to the surface will make catching far easier
• Jet hoses can simulate bait on the surface

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