Tied for first place in Kona Kickoff fishing tournament this weekend. This is the first tournament of the summer with 24 boats entering. We ended up tying for first place with tagging two blue marlin. The first boat that tagged two won 60% of the base purse and 40% go’s to the second boat that […]
We are out pre-fishing for the World Cup Marlin Tournament today. The tournament starts Saturday from 8:30-430 and you can fish any where in the world between those times. The largest fish over 500 pounds wins the $5,000 entry fee from each boat that enters. Kona has won the World Cup about 1/3 of the […]
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 […]
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 […]
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..
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 […]
We ended up just catching a wahoo on the last day of the fishing tournament plus a spearfish. Congratulations to the Bwana with 6 tag and released blue marlin to win over $200,000.
We tagged our second blue marlin on day 2 of the fishing tournament for Roger Selles from Estacada Oregon
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
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 […]