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#11218786 - 11/11/15 12:54 PM Mahi Mahi - Dorado
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are there trips that target this species ?

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#11219934 - 11/12/15 12:54 AM Re: Mahi Mahi - Dorado [Re: butch sanders]
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None that I know of. They show up on every trip we go out.

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#11228044 - 11/16/15 07:49 PM Re: Mahi Mahi - Dorado [Re: butch sanders]
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They catch a ton in Venice in the late summer.

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#11236073 - 11/21/15 07:07 AM Re: Mahi Mahi - Dorado [Re: butch sanders]
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#11330670 - 01/07/16 09:08 PM Re: Mahi Mahi - Dorado [Re: opus]
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Originally Posted By: opus
Nov.4 Peurto Vallarta





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#11334657 - 01/09/16 06:40 PM Re: Mahi Mahi - Dorado [Re: opus]
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Originally Posted By: opus
Nov.4 Peurto Vallarta


thats what i am talking about
were those off the shore or from that boat behind you
AWESOME

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#11335601 - 01/10/16 12:27 AM Re: Mahi Mahi - Dorado [Re: butch sanders]
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They can be targeted, if you hire a captain and tell em what you really want to catch they can put you in likely areas such as weed lines shrimp.boats and anything floating offshore. Real fun to catch and even better to eat

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#11336868 - 01/10/16 05:18 PM Re: Mahi Mahi - Dorado [Re: butch sanders]
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Take a trip to the Florida Keys and there are plenty of guides who will target dolphin.
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#11341352 - 01/12/16 12:27 PM Re: Mahi Mahi - Dorado [Re: butch sanders]
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In my limited experience fishing off of the Texas coast I have not seen any boats specifically target Dorado. There might be some that troll around hoping to catch a Dorado but they are probably really just throwing up a hail mary and seeing what shows up. I have seen Dorado caught but not with enough regularity or numbers to target them consistently. It's kinda like fishing for Ling, you will see a few but they are really a nice bonus fish if you can catch one. There are some places that do catch them on a much more regular basis like in Central America and off the coast of Florida. A couple of years back there was a HUGE school near one of the floaters that we regularly fish for Tuna and those guys killed them but that sort of action is rare around here.

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#11407118 - 02/11/16 07:12 AM Re: Mahi Mahi - Dorado [Re: butch sanders]
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Originally Posted By: butch sanders
Originally Posted By: opus
Nov.4 Peurto Vallarta


thats what i am talking about
were those off the shore or from that boat behind you
AWESOME
The boat
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#11409203 - 02/12/16 02:12 AM Re: Mahi Mahi - Dorado [Re: butch sanders]
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We caught a few nice ones on the pacific side in cabo san Lucas. It was nice because we were only about a mile off the beach.
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#11409470 - 02/12/16 08:08 AM Re: Mahi Mahi - Dorado [Re: opus]
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Originally Posted By: opus
Originally Posted By: butch sanders
Originally Posted By: opus
Nov.4 Peurto Vallarta


thats what i am talking about
were those off the shore or from that boat behind you
AWESOME
The boat

If you don't mind me asking, what did you pay for that fishing trip?

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