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4 mins ago, DoorGunner said:

I believe it's a banded rudder fish. 

No/sorry!

I, myself. asked the "same" question last week! duh!

Pilot fish is the consensus.

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2 hours ago, MarkG said:

Banded rudder fish

Yes

2 hours ago, DoorGunner said:

I believe it's a banded rudder fish. 

Yes

1 hour ago, libertyminded said:

Lesser Amberjack! no bands...

No

2 hours ago, MarkG said:

No/sorry!

I, myself. asked the "same" question last week! duh!

Pilot fish is the consensus.

Same thing... tog ... blackfish ... mahi.. dorado... same fish depends on where your from

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8 hours ago, bigfish4me said:

Yes

Yes

No

Same thing... tog ... blackfish ... mahi.. dorado... same fish depends on where your from

No white tips on tail is how you tell the difference! Lesser Amberjack..

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7 hours ago, libertyminded said:

No white tips on tail is how you tell the difference! Lesser Amberjack..

Capt. John Raguso has 2 pics of one showing rigging for big canyon fish in this week's "The Fisherman".[p.24G]

Looks the same to to me.

He calls 'em a "Bar Jack"....!!!

Has that same horizontal bar between gill and eye.

....and the winner is...?

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21 mins ago, Compulsion said:

I think I figured it out almaco jack

possible but not likely. thats more southern fish:

 

http://fishspecies.dnrec.delaware.gov/FishSpecies.aspx?habitat=2&species=72Skip to main content

 

ALMACO JACK

imageDB.ashx?id=72&ss=2
ILLUSTRATOR
Duane Raver, Jr.
SEA
DELAWARE RANGE
Atlantic Ocean
ABUNDANCE IN DELAWARE WATERS
Rare - this species is more common south of Delaware.
GENERAL HABITAT AND FOOD PREFERENCES
The Almaco Jack is found more often in deeper, oceanic waters than other jacks. Almaco Jacks often frequent deep water wrecks. 

They feed on small fishes, squids, and shrimps.
GENERAL DESCRIPTION
Similar in appearance to the greater amberjack, Almaco Jacks have tall second dorsal and anal fins. 

The body and lower fins are generally dark brown or dark bluish green, and the lower sides and belly are lighter, sometimes having a lavender or brassy tint.
DID YOU KNOW?
Almaco Jacks have been observed rubbing against the rough skin of passing sharks. Some suggest Almaco Jacks do this to rub parasites off of their skin. Others suggest it might be a form of harassing sharks which may cause them to leave the area.
COMMON FISHING LURES AND BAITS
Almaco Jack are often surface swimmers and can be caught while trolling tuna feathers, shiny spoons, or live bait. 

They can be jigged with shiny spoons, bucktails, or diamond jigs.

Preferred natural baits include strips of squid, pieces of cut fish, or whole bait fish.
TYPICAL SIZES CAUGHT
In general, Almaco Jacks caught by anglers weigh between 14 and 20 pounds.
 
SON
Open Year-Round
SIZE LIMIT
No Size Limit
DAILY LIMIT / PERSON
No Limit
DELAWARE RANGE
Atlantic Ocean
ABUNDANCE IN DELAWARE WATERS
Rare - this species is more common south of Delaware.
GENERAL HABITAT AND FOOD PREFERENCES
The Almaco Jack is found more often in deeper, oceanic waters than other jacks. Almaco Jacks often frequent deep water wrecks. 

They feed on small fishes, squids, and shrimps.
GENERAL DESCRIPTION
Similar in appearance to the greater amberjack, Almaco Jacks have tall second dorsal and anal fins. 

The body and lower fins are generally dark brown or dark bluish green, and the lower sides and belly are lighter, sometimes having a lavender or brassy tint.
DID YOU KNOW?
Almaco Jacks have been observed rubbing against the rough skin of passing sharks. Some suggest Almaco Jacks do this to rub parasites off of their skin. Others suggest it might be a form of harassing sharks which may cause them to leave the area.
COMMON FISHING LURES AND BAITS
Almaco Jack are often surface swimmers and can be caught while trolling tuna feathers, shiny spoons, or live bait. 

They can be jigged with shiny spoons, bucktails, or diamond jigs.

Preferred natural baits include strips of squid, pieces of cut fish, or whole bait fish.
TYPICAL SIZES CAUGHT
In general, Almaco Jacks caught by anglers weigh between 14 and 20 pounds.
CITATION MINIMUM LENGTHS/WEIGHTS
Almaco Jacks are not currently eligible for a Delaware Sport Fishing Tournament or Live Release award, but a large specimen may qualify for an “Unusual Species” award.
DELAWARE STATE RECORD
Almaco Jacks are not currently eligible for an individual Delaware record.
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DELAWARE RANGE
Atlantic Ocean
ABUNDANCE IN DELAWARE WATERS
Rare - this species is more common south of Delaware.
GENERAL HABITAT AND FOOD PREFERENCES
The Almaco Jack is found more often in deeper, oceanic waters than other jacks. Almaco Jacks often frequent deep water wrecks. 

They feed on small fishes, squids, and shrimps.
GENERAL DESCRIPTION
Similar in appearance to the greater amberjack, Almaco Jacks have tall second dorsal and anal fins. 

The body and lower fins are generally dark brown or dark bluish green, and the lower sides and belly are lighter, sometimes having a lavender or brassy tint.
DID YOU KNOW?
Almaco Jacks have been observed rubbing against the rough skin of passing sharks. Some suggest Almaco Jacks do this to rub parasites off of their skin. Others suggest it might be a form of harassing sharks which may cause them to leave the area.
COMMON FISHING LURES AND BAITS
Almaco Jack are often surface swimmers and can be caught while trolling tuna feathers, shiny spoons, or live bait. 

They can be jigged with shiny spoons, bucktails, or diamond jigs.

Preferred natural baits include strips of squid, pieces of cut fish, or whole bait fish.
TYPICAL SIZES CAUGHT
In general, Almaco Jacks caught by anglers weigh between 14 and 20 pounds.
 
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