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3/20/20 – Fishing Report

We started the day off with a nice blue marlin eating the short corner bait. We survived all the jumps and once the fish settled down we got it right next to the boat before pulling the hooks. Then a few minutes after that we had a double stripe marlin attack and ended up releasing […]

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Some big fish moved in to Kona last few days. At least 8 fish were reported or caught between 400-750 pounds from the deep sea charter fishing fleet. Hooked Up has caught 6 spearfish and 1 stripe marlin since last fish report plus lost a couple of nicer blue marlin. Spearfish for Andrew and Matthew […]

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We had double half day charters. First half caught a stripe marlin and the second half went 1-2 on stripe marlin plus we caught and released a 550-600 pound blue marlin. Only in Kona Hawaii will you have fishing like this.. We are known for big fish not a lot of small fish… Blue Marlin […]

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blue marlin


Took a two couples from Oregon and California that have fished with me several times over the years on a full day fishing charter. We caught and released two blue marlin plus missed 4 other billfish that were stripe marlin, blue marlin or spearfish. Two couples with Blue Marlin

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Family fishing trip.


Back out on the 40′ Hooked Up and we caught and released a blue marlin plus some small tuna for a nice family from central Washington. With little kids and can be little difficult to give it a full day try. But this family was patient and it paid off. We also lost 3 other […]

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Fishing In Kona Hawaii


We released 2 blue marlin today while we were on the Ez Pickens plus we lost another strike. Last couple days before that we have had a hard time sticking our bullish bites. Every day we had opportunities but they all got away. Plus it has been a little slower fishing for the Kona fleet […]

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Captain Chuck just caught is #199 and #200 blue marlin for the year. This sets a new Kona record for most blue marlin caught in a year. Plus they released a stripe marlin and spearfish. Blue Marlin Blue Marlin

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