The Ultimate Spanish Mackerel Rig (Catches Mackerel Anywhere)
By: Joe Simonds on April 17, 2019
Have you ever been cut off by a Spanish mackerel?
Nothing breaks your heart like your rod doubling over, feeling a pop, and then your line going slack…but these toothy, speedy fish will do that to you.
And not only will they break your heart, but they’ll steal your $5 plug, too!
So what can you do to prevent this?
Well, Capt. Mark “Hollywood” Johnson of FloridaKeysFunFishing.com is back to teach us the ultimate Spanish mackerel rig that catches macks from Texas to the Carolinas and greatly decreases your chance of getting broken off.
And not only does it catch Spanish mackerel, but any other fish you might encounter while targeting them.
Check out the video below for the ultimate Spanish mackerel rig and if you have any questions about it, ask us down in the comments!
Ultimate Spanish Mackerel Rig [VIDEO]
That’s a pretty slick rig, right?
And the ability to quickly go from targeting Spanish mackerel and using wire leader, to targeting snook and reds in the backcountry with mono leader makes things pretty easy!
And if you didn’t catch how he rigged the haywire twist or the albright special, or how he rigged the live shrimp on the jighead, check out the videos below:
How To Tie The Haywire Twist [VIDEO]
How To Tie The Albright Special Knot [VIDEO]
How To Rig A Live Shrimp On A Jighead [VIDEO]
Think you can catch some Spanish mackerel with this rig?
If you have any questions about this rig, or any of the other videos above, let us know in the comments!
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