WAHOO TROLLING LURES
With breakneck speed, razor sharp teeth, and a violent head shake; wahoo tackle has to be built right in order to land these awesome fish. Below you will find valuable resources and tips to help make your next Wahoo trip more successful.
The perfect combination of hard fighting and good eating has helped Wahoo rank as a favorite amongst most offshore anglers.
Generally, Wahoo are solitary open ocean feeders that can be found in tropical and sub tropical waters worldwide. Occasionally smaller fish will be found in low number loose schools that will move into more temperate waters during the summer months when the gulfstream starts to heat up.
Wahoo have a healthy appetite, grow quickly, and can reach speeds in excess of 60mph. Catch sizes typically ranging from 25lbs - 80lbs; however the occasional 100lb+ fish is possible.
With a variety of techniques and fishing styles used to target them, we figured why not compile our top producing Wahoo lures and tackle in one location. From high speed trolling with shock leaders and trolling leads, to slow trolling ballyhoo, we have everything you need to make your next Wahoo trip more successful.
OUR TOP 5 BEST WAHOO LURES
These bad boys tip the scales at a full pound of Wahoo destroying brass and lead.
The Torpedo is perfect for any trolling application for Wahoo. From high speed to standard speeds (with or without leads) the Torpedo is our go-to Wahoo lure in all situations.
The Torpedo Lantern is a cost effective wahoo lure pre-rigged on 4' of 480# stainless cable leader.
Built with two 3oz egg sinkers discreetly hidden within two skirts that cover the fully stainless 9/0 stiff rigged double hook set.The brass head is powder coated in several proven effective colors with complimenting hair and mylar combinations.
A complete pack of our best selling and top performing wahoo lures in one simple ready to fish kit.
This professionally curated assortment pack includes our most popular Wahoo lures in Wahoo specific colors, fully cable rigged and ready to fish.
Designed specifically for the boat thats looking to mix in dead baits with artificials at normal to medium trolling speeds. The Wahoo Allstars pack is simple and deadly when it comes to targeting everyones favorite toothy Pelagic predator.
Rigged on stainless steel cable with premium build components.
Designed to run fast and straight. The bullet shape of the Fatboy allows it to be super versatile when trolling for Wahoo. You can run it subsurface on a trolling lead or planer; or simply clip it to the rod tip and run it up top creating a surface ripple that drives big Wahoo crazy
Pre-rigged on 4' of stainless 480# 49 strand cable, with a stainless steel 9/0 Fathom trolling lance double hookset and replaceable skirts. The Fatboy is built to take the abuse of countless Wahoo strikes
These vibrant lures come in 9 stock head color options from mild to wild combined with proven skirt colors ready for that next Wahoo bite!
Add a Fatboy to your spread and upgrade your offshore arsenal instantly.
A simple but deadly straight running bullet design perfect for Wahoo fishing of all styles. From normal trolling to high speed, top water to sub surface, the Double O does it all.
The Double O works great at normal lure speeds (7-10knts) but with its streamlined low drag head and balanced cone shaped insert, speeds in excess of 18-knts are right in its comfort zone. Add a trolling lead and shock leader and throttle down.
Comes in four dangerously effective sizes, with the Large and Medium being favorites amongst most Wahoo anglers.
We all know Wahoo love to go fast, and as the saying goes “if you’re not getting bit, you’re not going fast enough.”Trolling leads allow you to keep your Wahoo lures in the water even at speeds in excess of 20+ knts. Here at Fathom Offshore, we carry a full line of trolling leads from 16oz to 64oz along with shock leaders and all the tackle necessary to high speed troll for Wahoo.VIEW COLLECTION