Mahi Mahi Fishing
When the Lewin current runs, the warmer northern waters push down the WA coast bring some amazing sportfishing action. the Mahi Mahi are an amazing light tackle experience.
numbers are limited to 12 anglers for the day giving you the most action posiible on the current lines.
Mahi Mahi, or Dorado, are some of the most exciting game fish you will ever catch in the open ocean. This beautifully colored fish can be found in all tropical and temperate seas of the world. When hooked they put up a terrific fight with almost neon colors while putting up an exciting, high jumping, tail walking display.
Mahi Mahi Fishing is one of the most sustainable types of fishing with the average Mahi living 4 to 5 years, a very fast growing species. Catches average 4 to 13 kilograms.
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Mahi Mahi fishing tackle guide
Mahi mahi also enjoy a live bait like yellowtail and slimy mackerel during the months of December, January and February. Live baits need to be set at various depths below balloons preferabaly fished in a burley trail along a current line.
If you cant get live bait floating unweighted pilchards down a burley trail can also be highly effective. Dolphin fish respond well to burley and will often swim right to the back of the boat in massive schools, when this occurs you can simply flick baits or spinners straight to them.
About the Mahi Mahi Species
Mahi-Mahi have streamlined bodies and dorsal fins that extend nearly the entire length of their bodies. They are distinguished by their blunt head shape and amazing colors: golden on the sides, and bright blues and greens on the sides and back. Mature males have prominent foreheads protruding well above the body. Females have a rounded head. Females are also usually smaller than males.