The greater amberjack is one of the toughest fighters in the Gulf of Mexico. Seasoned anglers call these fish "belly bruisers" because after battling two or three of these beasts, the rod butt will leave you looking like you just went twelve rounds in the boxing ring.
Frequently found on offshore wrecks, artificial reefs and over open-ocean springs, amberjack are a favorite target of charter boat captains who want to show their clients a lot of heart-pumping action. …