Hawaii Fishing Gets Hotter in March * Kona Produces Another Grander and Spearfish Continue to Show up in Good Numbers

Hawaii Fishing Report for Kona – March 2011

Fishing in March continued to reward anglers fishing out of Kona with good numbers of Blue Marlin and Spearfish.  Kona continued to demonstrate that it is the best place in the world to test your luck at catching a 1,000 lb blue marlin.  According to the Charter Desk, the three largest fish weighed in by the charter fleet tipped scales at 1,062 lbs, 978.5 lbs and 821lbs respectively.  In total, anglers weighed 16 blue marlin and tagged another 29 blue marlin during the month of March.  Read more

Hawaii Fishing in February Proves Productive for Blue Marlin Once Again-Shortbilled Spearfish Showing up in Good Numbers

Hawaii Fishing Report for Kona – February 2011

February once again proved to be a good month for anglers fishing out of Kona Hawaii. While the previous two months both produced blue marlin over 1,000 lbs, the top three blue marlin weighed in tipped the scales at 907 lbs, 658 lbs and 654 lbs respectively. In total 29 blue marlin were weighed in and another 30 blue marlin were tagged by charter boats running out of Kona Hawaii.

The spring months prove to be the best for short billed spearfish here in Hawaii, and February kicked things off with 69 spearfish being caught or tagged out of Kona according to the Charter Desk.  In addition to the blue marlin and spearfish caught this month, Kona charter boat captains also produced 7 ahi tuna, 1 sailfish and 106 striped marlin for their clients. Read more