Scientific name: Megalops Atlantica
Best time to fish: Late April through July
The hunt: Several strategies are successful for catching the prized silver king: Sight fish the shallows for the famous daisy chain formation; Drift bait in deeper waters. Whatever the plan, once one of these giants takes your line you’ll be rewarded with gravity-defying acrobatics. These colossal fish fight back by jumping out of the water, head thrashing in an effort to throw the hook. Listen to your captain for tips on how to keep him on!