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Dorado -
Common Name: Dorado
Other Names: Dolphin fish, Mahi Mahi (Hawaii), Gold Mackerel (Scandinavia)

Scientific Name: Coryphaena hippurus

Habitat: This fish is normally found in pairs in the open ocean around logs, floating debris, weeds, buoys and in warm current.

Bait: The Dorado's diet consists small juvenile triggerfish, baitfish , shrimps and crabs.

Fishing Strategy: Feeding takes place just below the surface making it an awesome fish to catch, especially on fly.
Once hooked the fish will use a combination of surface runs with acrobatic jumps and direction changes.

Eating Quality: Good tasting fish.

  • 10kg leaders
  • Flashy lures

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