July Mahi Madness
July 17, 2018 Fort Lauderdale 8 photos & 1 video
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Wahoo
Wahoo
Jack (Almaco)
Jack (Almaco)

Trip Summary

July Mahi Mahi bite has been on Fire. Targeting these fish on light tackle spinning rods with live bait. Only the best equipment will do on the Good Hit, especially when targeting these fish on lighter gear. Fishing 10-20lb mainline spinning rods is also the most effective, heavy gear usually makes the fish line shy. We have been finding these fish 8-15miles offshore, which is best for the 6-8 Hour Charter, even with a fast boat. Giving ourselves plenty of time for searching the vast horizon. We also search for the debris as a team, the more eyes the better, even a first timers can help find something in the water. Looking for floating debris such as- tree stumps, trash cans, pallets, buckets, washer machines, have all been known to hold fish. Finding a large piece of debris in the middle of the ocean is like finding an oasis in the dessert. The normal depths that we have been finding Mahi is **hidden content**ft of water. Some of the most recent debris that we have found actually had a school of Wahoo under it. Trolling at high speed normally entices a Wahoo's appetite. Any debris holding fish is worth a few passes for a wahoo attempt. I hope you chose Good Hit Sportfishing for your next offshore adventure.
Mike Muldoon
Fort-lauderdale, Florida, United States
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