Found in off-shore waters, Mahi-Mahi live approximately 4 to 5 years. Catches average 15 to 29 pounds, and any Mahi-Mahi over 40 pounds is exceptional. Dolphin have a long dorsal fin that extends the entire length of their body. They have very distinct colors: golden on the sides, and bright blues and greens on the sides and back.
Mahi-Mahi are a highly sought after sport fish due to their beauty, size, food quality, and healthy population. 30-50 pound gear is ideal for trolling for Mahi-Mahi. Once on the line, mahi-mahi are fast, flashy and determined to get away.