Frigate Mackerel / Hira Souda

24 Jan Frigate Mackerel / Hira Souda

Hira Souda [jp] / Frigate Mackerel
Auxis thazard
(Lacepède, 1800)

P1010154

Looks and feels right between skipjack and chub mackerel, frigate mackerel is a fast runner that will try to escape from catching. Usually swims on surface by school, frigate mackerel tends to chase hard on moving object and particularly fast moving one. Fast retrieve including rod action works greatly on this specie.

P1010153

Recommended Tackle

8wt for surface game
9wt for sinking game