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Ez Pickens ended up catching 6 blue marlin, a spearfish and a ono in the BIMT!! Had a great weekend with world record holders Chip and Jada Van Moles plus Stu. The 33rd Big Island Marlin Tournament Final Catch Log. 80 blue marlin! 76 tagged and released. 1,035.5 Keith Hilton Marlin Magic II 617.5 Craig […]

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7/29-8/2 HIBT

These five days we fished the Hawaiian International Billfish Tournament. Was its 60th anniversary. I fished on Ez Pickens and ended up in 4th place overall. Was one spearfish away form 3rd place or 1 blue marlin away from 1st place. Coming in to the last day we were in second place with 4 blue […]

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We ended up catching 2 blues and 2 spearfish on Ez Pickens and captured 3rd place and won $12,000. Hooked Up had a great day, Captain Zac and Shawn caught 3 marlin and one of the 700 pounds. They would of won the biggest fish for that one if in the tournament..

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Captain Zac and Shawn running the Hooked Up this weekend as me and Andrew moved over to the Ez Pickens for the marlin tournament Friday-Sunday. Captain Zac caught 2 Ono with one of them was close to 50 pounds which is Captain Shawn’s personal best in Kona. Ez Pickens went 3-3 on blue marlin and […]

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Fishing the Skins Marlin Derby which is 3 days. Today we caught a yellow fin tuna 140 pounds plus a blue marlin for day one in the tournament .. The Buwana snuck way off shore and caught 4 marlin to be on top of the leader board on day one. AHI Coming In The Boat

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Todays catch report


We are in the World Cup fishing tournament on Ez Pickens. The fish we have to beat was caught by “Sorted” that weighed 541.2 Blue Marlin caught out of Madeira. That is pretty easy to beat for Kona but not today. We ended up just caching 2 blue marlin between 150-200 pounds today. 2 Blue […]

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