False Albacore Fishing
The false albacore (Euthynnus alletteratus) goes by many names—little tunny, fat albert, bonito, spotted bonito—but whatever anglers call it, the species is prized for its blistering runs and sheer power.
Although they are classified as a pelagic, or open-water, fish and travel in very large schools, false albacore prefer relatively warm water and spend much of their lives in near-shore and inshore waters, making them more available to anglers, especially in autumn. They can often be found False Albacore Fishing wherever bait fish congregate in inlets, around jetties, and sandbars.
Sarasota waters are typically warm, especially when this species of tuna is thickest–May through Mid-September. The fish aren’t typically finicky, but they are ambush eaters and can hit hard- So some tackle consideration is key. We hope you choose us to make your False Albacore Fishing trip a trip of a lifetime.