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Family fishing trip.

1/6/20

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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1/5/20 Kona Fishing Report

Released 3 stripe marlin plus a spearfishing today. We also lost 4 other bill fish strikes – blue marlin, stripe marlin or spearfish. When we get a bite and do not see the fish we real the lure in and check it. When checking it if we see bill marks or teeth marks on the […]

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Fishing In Kona Hawaii

1/4/20

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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12/28/19

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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9/25/19

Hooked Up fish double half day charters. The first half Captain Shawn found some floating debrie. Shawn instantly switched from lure fishing to bait fishing with ballyhoo. The mahi mahi could not resist the ballyhoo and Hooked Up caught 3 nice mahi mahi. The second half day never caught a fish. Captain Chuck was on […]

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Fishing In Kona

9/24/19

Hooked Up fished a 3/4 day with a nice couple from Texas. The wife booked the fishing trip in Kona and she was really excited to try her look at marlin fishing. They were both divers and enjoyed the ocean.. Told me right off the bat it would be a bonus if we caught one […]

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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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