Mahi Mahi (Dolphin)

The mahi mahi is perhaps one of the most colorful and unique species that Gulf anglers target. The azure blue and emerald bodies of the fish quickly fade after their harvest. They are one of the fastest growers in the Gulf, and scientists can measure their growth daily.

  • Average size: Mahi mahi may range from 3-20 pounds with adult males reaching up to 50 pounds.
  • Habitat: Dolphins are found in open Gulf water near rips (floating patches of seaweed) and other floating debris.