Entries by Captain Jeff Fay

Big Marlin Pulls Off At The Boat

Dr. Brad Hook of Kailua Hawaii catches his first blue marlin on the Humdinger during his fishing charter in Kona.  The big fish took alive bait slow trolled off the “Grounds”, a favored spot for Kona charter boats to patrol looking for big blue marlin.  Fishing in Kona is very close to the shore and […]

Blue Marlin on the Wire

Even small blue marlin put up a good fight on heavy tackle.  In this Kona Hawaii fishing video taken on the Humdinger, the marlin fights hard and stays down until Henry “Butch” Chee Jr. grabs the wire to bring the fish in for clean tag and release.  The marlin lights up and starts jumping on […]

Tag and Release Blue Marlin

On a recent Kona fishing charter on board the Humdinger with Captain Jeff Fay and deckhand Henry Chee Jr., Dr. Kevin Hogan tags and release one of three blue marlin he caught on the first day of a three day fishing charter.  The blue marlin in this video stayed down and fought hard right up […]

Big Blue Marlin Make Long Runs and Big Jumps

John Wilson of Placerville tags and releases a 500+ lb blue marlin during a recent Hawaii fishing charter with Captain Jeff Fay on board the Kona charter boat, the Humdinger.  This big fish hit the short bait right behind the boat and then turned and ran fast and hard.  Captain Jeff Fay maneuvered on the […]

Blue Marlin Putting on a Show

During a multi-day fishing charter in Kona Hawaii on a overcast January day, Lou Getman of California and Dr. Kevin Hogan of South Carolina tagged and released four blue marlin in a single day on the Humdinger with Captain Jeff Fay.  This blue marlin shows that for their size, they can put up a great […]

Even Small Marlin Put on a Good Show

Lou Getman of Newport Beach CA tags and releases a small blue marlin; his third fish in as many days, on a recent Hawaii fishing charter Kona Hawaii.  The Blue marlin hit a handmade Henry Chee Straight Runner lure made by the Humdinger’s deckhand himself, Henry “Butch” Chee Jr.  The marlin put on a great […]