Florida Keys Fishing

Dolphin – Mahi Mahi

Dolphin - Mahi Mahi

Dolphin or Mahi-Mahi are one of the more sought after sport fish in the Florida Keys. Not only do they fight and jump a lot when hooked they are delicious to eat. They are relatively easy to catch if you can find them. Due to their rapid growth they are often hungry, and the smaller ones especially rarely turn down a bait. They are found in offshore waters but occasionally can be found following bait up onto the reef. The season for dolphin is late spring to early summer, although there are some here year round. When in season you are pretty much guaranteed to catch them if you don’t mind burning a lot of gas trolling around in water 7-27 miles offshore. Most people troll for dolphin but if you find some debris that’s holding them, pitching live baits such as pinfish at them is a blast. They will also hit surface lures.

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