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We specialize in BIG GAME fishing and making sure you have a GREAT time doing it.

Get “Hooked Up” fishing in Kona Hawaii.  Hooked Up is a first class and affordable Kona deep-sea fishing charter business with the experience to catch you a fish of a life time.  We have great reviews and a proven catch record and you can see this in our tournament results and Kona fishing report blog.  Hooked Up is a very large, clean and comfortable 40′ Uniflite that is owned and operated by Captain Chuck Wigzell.

Chuck Wigzell has been a captain and fishing for a living out of Kona since 1995. He has the experience and the Knowledge to catch you a fish of a life time.  He is surrounded by a lot of great captains and still has the passion to keep improving and learning from some of the best fisherman in Kona and the world.  He specializes in catching large blue marlin which can be caught off the Kona coast year round. Plus you will have a chance at big yellow fin tuna, mahi mahi and ono.  When Chuck is not fishing he is personlay working and maintaining the Hooked Up.  He will make sure all the tackle and the boat is in order so you will have a great fishing trip out of Kona Hawaii.

Whether you want some fish for dinner or a trophy blue marlin we will customize your Kona fishing charter trip to meet your needs and expectations.  We fish for blue marlin, stripe marlin, spearfish, mahi mahi, ono and tuna year round off the Big Island of Hawaii.  Whether its trolling or live baiting, we will work hard and try different techniques to catch you fish.

Hooked Up also specializes in taking kids fishing, and we’re happy to customize your fishing charter trip for the whole family. Hooked Up has a variety of different tackle and equipment to make fishing for the kids easy and fun. With large side rails around the cockpit area and plentiful shade, this boat is safe and comfortable for families big and small.

At the end of the day, we’ll fillet the fish you catch for no charge, and you can have it cooked at our family owned restaurant in downtown Kona, Pancho and Lefty’s, or take it back to your condo to grill yourself.  It doesn’t get any better than that.

Call (808) 960-5877 today to book your trip! Or click on the email tab on the top of the pages. 

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Fishing Charter Reports


7/23/16 Fish Report
Fishing has picked up in Kona this past week. I have been fishing on Ez Pickens with Jason (Tiny) and Andrew (Sheep Dog) with their


Skins Tournament
Vicki Picking and John Sayles caught and released a blue marlin for us during the first hour of the tournament.  Which ended up winning us


7/7/16 
Caught this Ahi today for John Sayles from Estacada Oregon.   


7/5/16 2nd Place Firecracker Tournament
Was a good weekend for Ez Pickens!!  We fished the firecracker tournament and after the first day we were in 3rd place with 247 points.

We just wanted to say thank you for a fun day of fishing on September 19th and a great day out on the boat. We loved it!. Also we will call to book a full day with you for our next visit in February. We hope to catch our dinner and have you cook it! Again, thank you and your crew.

Russ, Gayle, Barry and Paula