Best Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Fishing Charters in Florida

Top Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Fishing Charters in Florida

Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)

Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)

  • Size 15 to 30lbs
  • Food Value Excellent
  • Game Qualities Good
  • Habitats Offshore

Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Fishing in Florida

Dolphin fishing in Florida is something anglers of all ages and experience levels can enjoy. The southeastern part of the state offers swift access to the Gulf Stream, which is a mahi migration highway. They start moving southwards in November, passing Stuart and St Lucie's Inlet and can be found quite close to shore here until July. The big ones show up around April and they slowly start moving northwards in June, but stick around the south part of Florida, especially the Keys, until September.

The average catch size will be 10-20lbs, the bigger ones are 20-30lbs and bulls up in the 50-60lbs range are not unheard of.

Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)

Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)

  • Size 15 to 30lbs
  • Food Value Excellent
  • Game Qualities Good
  • Habitats Offshore

Florida Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Fishing Seasons

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Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) fishing in Florida varies moderately throughout the year. High season is April to August. Low season is October. There is no closed season.

Reviews of Fishing in Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Fishing in Florida

"Amazing Captain "

Lynard Gerber fished with Ultimate Fishing Charters on September 7, 2020

Captain Roy was one of the best fishing captains I have every been out on a boat with. He had me and my friends on fish and laughing the whole day. Make sure he tells you the legend of the Dolphin Slayer.

"Great half day!"

Jennifer Hinson fished with Hot Shot Charters on February 26, 2020

We almost didn’t catch anything, but Sig and crew worked hard to find where they would bite! We caught a 25lb Dolphin Mahi Mahi and a smaller one! They set us up to take half with us and recommended a great place where they cooked it for us! Highly recommended!

"Go with Captain Eric!"

Mike Boyd fished with Southern Seas Fish Company on November 25, 2019

If you want to have a great time Captain Eric and Southern Seas Fish Company is the place to go. He wants you to catch fish not just take your money like other charters I’ve been on. At first the bite was a bit slow and he changed things up and we were on the fish!! Thank you so much for the memories. We got Dolphin in November.

"Fish after fish "

Jessica Corado fished with Dolphin Family Tours on August 31, 2019

Wonderful experience with Dolphin Family Tours. The fishing was great, we had a group of 5 who aalll caught fish. One after another. Different kinds, different sizes. Our Captain stayed busy and was excellent. Would definitely recommend and you can’t beat the price

"Full Day Trip with Captain Steve and Mate Justin"

Martin Owens fished with Charter Boat Sea-Clusion on August 6, 2019

Had an awesome time caught a 75 pound Sailfish 20 pound Barracuda kept 5 Dolphin and 2 jack. Despite dead calm seas and very little structure we did better than other charters. We will definitely be back. Crew did an awesome job.

" Lots of Dolphin action "

fished with Arts Adventures Bottom Fishing Specialist on July 27, 2019

Asked Art to put us on the fish and he said that the Dolphin where happening and we said take us to them and he did. Lots of action and fun.
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