MACKEREL The Mackerel has Blue-green, zebra-like, striped markings. Mackerel are surface feeders like the Garfish. Mackerel can be found during the summer months shoaling close to the shore in search of fry in large numbers. Baits: Mackerel will except most baits even a bare hook at times! but a strip of fish generely works best. you will see most sea anglers though using up to 6 feathers to catch these from the shore and filling all hooks with fish at times!.
Boat Captured Mackerel Record 6-02-07 Penberth Cove, Cornwall W J Chapple 1984
Shore Captured Mackerel Record 5-11-14 Berry Head, Brixham M A Kemp 1982