Fishing Reports

Kona Fishing Charters on The Humdinger

June 17, 2021
We recently hosted Eddie Hale and his family on the Humdinger and they did not leave disappointed. We caught this nice 555 pound blue marlin on the charter, and unfortunately, the fish became tail wrapped during the fight and died before we could bring it along side the boat to release it. We always make...
June 16, 2021
Over the past week the fishing in Kona has been fairly consistent, with Ono (Wahoo), Blue Marlin and Ahi Tuna being the main species caught.  The weather has been perfect with Temperatures in the mid 80’s and water conditions equally as good.  The tides on the backside of the moon have been less than desirable,...
September 23, 2020
The Fishing in Kona has been good the past few weeks with a number of fish in the 500-650 pound class caught on the Humdinger and other boats fishing tournaments here in Kona. In addition to the great Blue Marlin Fishing, other species such as Ono, Shortbilled Spearfish and Ahi are showing up here and...
August 16, 2020
The fishing here in Kona has been very steady the past few days.  There are a good amount of fish around and a decent number of large blue markil being caught as well.  During a recent fishing tournament here in Kona, Blue Marlin weighing 411 pounds, 764 pounds and 833 pounds were brought to the...
January 20, 2019
Kona, Hawaii – January 20, 2019 – The fishing in Kona has been really good the past month with a mixed bag of Blue Marlin, Striped Marlin, Mahi Mahi, and the occasional Tuna. We have been getting a good number of bites and hookups on all species with a lot of small blue marlin and...
May 21, 2018
Summer has arrived and the fishing in Kona is red hot!! Over the past few weeks, good numbers of Blue Marlin, Shortbilled Spearfish and Ono have been caught. Since January 1st, 55 Blue Marlin over 500 pounds have been reported by the fleet. June through September is the peak season for fishing in Kona. During...
May 31, 2017
Kona Fishing Report – May – 2017 | The Big Island of Hawaii – May turned out to be a fantastic month here in Kona. The weather calmed down, the trade winds set into their normal pattern and with them came the fish. The first half of the month brought a really good marlin bite...
April 3, 2017
Kona Fishing Report – March 2017 – The Big Island of Hawaii – The fishing in Kona was a bit up and down during the month of March due to a series of spring storms that moved over the Hawaiian Islands. This is a pretty typical weather pattern for this type of year, with winter...
February 20, 2017
Kona Fishing Report – February 19, 2017 – Kailua-Kona, The Big Island of Hawaii – The past few weeks the fishing has been up and down with the weather. We have had a several periods of windy weather with frontal systems moving over the big island that have made fishing a bit more spotty and...
January 17, 2017
January 2017 – The Big Island of Hawaii – We are catching decent numbers of Blue Marlin, Striped Marlin, Shortbilled Spearfish and Mahimahi right now. Things have been a little more hit and miss since earlier in the month of January, but that is mainly due to the seasonal weather patterns and fronts that roll...
December 31, 2016
Kona Fishing – Report December 31, 2016 – The Big Island of Hawaii – It’s been a busy few weeks here around the Christmas holiday in Kona and thankfully the fishing has remained fairly good, even though, the weather was spotty from day to day as it sometimes happens this time of year. Despite the...
December 12, 2016
Kona Report December 11, 2016 – The Big Island of Hawaii – The fishing in Kona has been a bit more up and down the past couple of weeks as several weather systems pushed through the islands. Squally rain showers at the lower elevations and several feet of snow blanketing the volcanic peaks all signal...