Dorado Fishing Tactics

Dorado Fishing Tactics

Dorado, Mahi Mahi whatever is your favorite term for them is, they are a premier gamefish when we think of warm-water years in Southern California. They put up a great fight, they make for great table fare, and are a great sportfish due to how visual they are in the water.

Once the water in our area starts to climb up above the 70-degree mark it may be time to start scouting for this acrobatic species.

In this video Ali Hussainy, host of the LOCAL KNOWLEDGE walks us through some key elements in rigging for Dorado, tackle recommendations, locating them, and how to approach them once you’ve located them.

Capt. Ali Hussainy
Ali Hussainy caught his first fish, a trout, with his grandfather at the age of three, and that sparked a fire in him as he chased the next bite all over the sierras. When he caught his first bonito from the San Diego bait barge, his life changed again. Trout never had the same luster — he was on ...