Fish offshore for mahi-mahi in the Outer Banks of North Carolina
Mahi-mahi sport fishing charter boat located in Pirates Cove Marina, Manteo, NC.
Outer Banks, NC Mahi-Mahi charters are just one part of the offshore experience.
You may have selected this option because they are great to eat and fun to catch, we have so much more to offer.
You may you catch one of these tasty treats on your trip while trolling, chunking or stopping by a lobster ball.
During these charters we are rigged and ready for numerous pelagic species.
Outer Banks Mahi-Mahi Charters
The mahi-mahi species have many names including dolphin fish, dolphin, dolphinfish, dolphin, dorado and mahi mahi. In addition they are very prolific in warm water and can be caught in numbers once you find their hiding spots. Mahi live a complete life cycle in only five years. In turn is one of the few species of fish that the males (bulls) exceed the females in size and can get up to 80 pounds. Although the larger ones usually only travel in pairs, smaller fish are often found in massive schools around floating sargassum or other floating objects. This is another great eating species and anglers are currently allowed to keep ten each.
Fishing for Mahi-Mahi on the Instigator Charter Boat
Imagine yourself in the blue water off the coast of North Carolina. After that, traveling miles out past the Oregon Inlet you are ready to fish. Eyes are peeled and ready for some action. One line two line three then four. Mahi have crossed your spread and ready for the taking. Hours later you stumble a lobster ball loaded with these colorful fish. With pitch baits ready on light weight rods your crew of 6 brings one to the boat. You let her swim as the other hook up bailing one after another! Fishing for Mahi can be a exhilarating on the right day and time. In conclusion, Captain Josh is always on the lookout and ready to put you on the fish!
- Brightly colored back is an electric greenish blue, lower body is gold or sparkling silver, and sides have a mixture of dark and light spots.
- Bright pattern fades almost immediately after mahimahi is harvested.
- Adult males have a square head.
- Females have a rounded head.
- Distinguished from the pompano dolphin by its 55 to 66 dorsal fin rays and a very wide, square tooth patch on the tongue.