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The Skipjack is somewhat similar to the Bonito with the body shaped somewhat like a cigar and is tapered at both ends. The mouth is large while their nose is sharply pointed. The back is dark blue to purple while becoming silvery or white below. The difference between the Bonito and Skipjack is that you will find four to six horizontal dark stripes on the belly of the Skipjack, while the Bonito have the dark stripes on their back.
Skipjack can be caught here in Mazatlan Mexico just about year round as long as the water is relatively warm about 68 degrees faranheit.
The skipjack will average from 5 to 10 lbs but may
reach up to 50 lbs.