Wahoo (Acanthocybium solandri)

(Cuvier, 1832); SCOMBRIDAE FAMILY; also called oahu fish, Pacific kingfish
Worldwide in tropical and warm temperate seas. Pelagic and seasonally migratory, it tends to be a loner or travel in small groups of 2 to 6 fish. There are indications of seasonal concentrations off the Pacific coasts of Panama, Costa Rica and Baja California in the summer, off Grand Cayman (Atlantic) in the winter and spring, and off the western Bahamas and Bermuda in the spring and fall.
The upper jaw is movable and the teeth are large, strong and laterally compressed. The well defined lateral line dips noticeably n... Read More

 
 

Line Class World Records (Conventional Tackle)

Line Class
Weight
Location
Catch Date
Angler
M-08 kg (16 lb)
42.86 kg (94 lb 8 oz)
Gulf of Mexico, Gulf Breeze, Florida, USA
30-May-1991
W-02 kg (4 lb)
9.79 kg (21 lb 9 oz)
Destin, Florida, USA
26-Aug-1997
W-04 kg (8 lb)
24.94 kg (55 lb 0 oz)
Miami, Florida, USA
20-Jun-1999
W-06 kg (12 lb)
37.19 kg (82 lb 0 oz)
Port Canaveral, Florida, USA
02-Jan-1989
W-15 kg (30 lb)
49.24 kg (108 lb 9 oz)
Cape May, New Jersey, USA
17-Jul-1977
 

Junior & Smallfry World Records

Line Class
Weight
Location
Catch Date
Angler
F-Smallfry
27.26 kg (60 lb 1 oz)
West Delta 133, Venice, Louisiana, USA
11-Oct-2006
M-Junior
51.70 kg (114 lb 0 oz)
Montauk, New York, USA
23-Sep-2007

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