Ready for war? Don’t let the nickname bonehead fool you: the Pacific Bonito has the heart of a fighter. This one piece should depict it with boxing gloves on its fins! Found along the Pacific Coast, this silvery tuna doesn’t seem like it would be a hard catch. Its average size is only 20 inches in length and 3 pounds in weight. You have undoubtedly caught bigger. Yet all fishermen should relish a good battle, no matter the size of the combatant. Get some live bait on your rod, hope a school swims by, and prepare your arm for the reeling in of a lifetime!
Not much of a food fish these fighter fish are incredible gamefish. Prized amongst anglers for the incredible fight they put up the Pacific Bonito is one hell of a fish to check off the catch list. We made this fishing Romper to show people what the Pacific Bonito actually is and to tell people to go try and catch one!