Introduction to Mahi Mahi
Mahi Mahi, also known as Dolphin Fish, are a vibrant and fast-growing species, offering an exhilarating fishing experience in the offshore waters of Daytona Beach, New Smyrna Beach, and Ponce Inlet. Known for their striking colors and acrobatic jumps, Mahi Mahi are a favorite among offshore anglers.
When to Fish for Mahi Mahi
The peak season for Mahi Mahi in these regions is from late spring to early fall. During this time, they are found in warmer offshore waters, often in the Gulf Stream currents near Daytona Beach and New Smyrna Beach, and around floating debris or weed lines near Ponce Inlet.
Where to Fish for Mahi Mahi
Offshore Daytona Beach and New Smyrna Beach are prime locations, especially around weed lines, floating debris, and temperature breaks. The offshore waters near Ponce Inlet, where currents bring in baitfish, are also known for attracting Mahi Mahi.
How to Fish for Mahi Mahi
Trolling with ballyhoo or lures is a common and effective technique. Sight fishing around floating objects can also yield good results. Mahi Mahi are known for their aggressive feeding, so a variety of baits and lures can be successful.
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