1. Do I need a fishing license
for ocean fishing in Hawaii?
Hawaii doesn't require a license to fish on the
2. What should I bring on
Dark glasses, sunscreen, hat, and a camera.
3. How far out do we have to
travel to get to the fishing grounds?
We fish immediately out of the harbor.
4. How crowded will the charter
Our exclusive charters are up to 6 persons. Exclusive
charters are just you and your party.
5. Do I have to rent/buy my
tackle and bait?
No. Your charter price include all tackle/bait.
4. What time does the
We leave around 7 and start fishing shortly after.
5. What should I wear?
T-shirt, shorts or bathing suit or any other warm-weather
6. What type of fish
will we fish for?
We fish for all the major big gamefish including:
black marlin, blue marlin, striped marlin, mahi-mahi, ahi, ono
7. What amenities are on your
We have a comfortable, covered cabin with enclosed
head. We have a sonar fish finder as well as top of the line electronics,
large selection of lures, Shimano tackle and rods, and a clean
and quiet boat.
8. Can I bring my family and/or
Yes. Anglers of all ages are welcome. Ask us also
about whale watch combined with fishing and/or snorkeling combined
with fishing charters. All are welcome.
9. How far in advance should
I book my charter?
We recommend you book as soon as you know your
dates to be sure of availability.
10. Can I keep the fish that
Yes, you can keep the fish that you catch. We
can also provide information about mounting your catch if you
9. Should I book a 1/2 (4
hours) or full day (8 hours) charter?
Either one, but keep in mind that you have a better
chance at catching the big fish if you're out on the water all
day. We also offer a 3/4 day (6 hours) charter if a full day will
take too much time out of your schedule.
10. What is your tag and release
We can tag and release if requested.
11. How often do you catch
We cannot guarantee a catch every time, however
35% of our customers are repeats because they're happy!
12. How's the weather in Kona?
Fishing conditions in Kona, Hawaii are among some
of the best in the world because Kona lies in the lee of Hualalai
mountain. Conditions normally are calm with clear skies.