Wahoo are steel-blue in color along the top, and a paler blue-silver along the sides and underbelly. They have about 25-30 irregular blackish-blue vertical stripes on the sides. Their body is elongated and streamlined, and can grow to be over seven feet in length.


Wahoo can be found in blue water, around lumps, weed lines, or drop-offs.

State Record

139.25 pounds, Myron Fischer, 1976.

Fishing Tips

You have to travel at least 15 miles from shore to catch quality wahoo. Troll lures near oil platforms and weed lines.