Over the last 20 years, a steady stream of adventurous anglers have been traveling to the most remote places on the planet in search of big predatory fish called giant trevally or GTs. Advancements in gear and collective knowledge have made it possible for anglers to take on these aggressive fish, catapulting them into the limelight, and now they’re taking the angling world by storm. But, what if you didn’t have to travel to the most remote locations in the world to chase fish like this? What if we told you a similar species haunts many saltwater destinations around North America? In this short film, we take you on a comparative deep-dive into a truly remarkable species just as noteworthy. Welcome to the world of JACKS.

Filmmakers: Jako Lucas and RA Beattie