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Address: Lahaina Harbor, Slip #12, Lahaina, Maui, HI
Phone Number: 808-667-2774
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Description: Stop Wishin' and Go Fishin'! Join us aboard one of Start Me Up Sport...
Stop Wishin' and Go Fishin'! Join us aboard one of Start Me Up Sport Fishing's 42-ft. custom sportfishers and have a hand at catching the fish of a lifetime. We provide all of the equipment you need while out on the azure blue waters of Maui - bait and tackle, ice chests, Coast Guard licensed and certified captains and deckhands with decades of experience fishing Hawaiian waters. The only things you need to bring are sunscreen, beverages (no glass bottles) and a few snacks. We offer a variety of Maui fishing trips including 2,4,6,8 and 9-hour trips. Call us today to book your Maui fishing adventure!
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Great time had!

My husband and daughter did a 4 hour morning fish. They had a great time! She caught a tiny tuna. An added bonus was they saw a TON of whales.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
MarlaMayrand
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Lees Summit, Missouri, United States
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Lees Summit, Missouri, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

My husband and daughter did a 4 hour morning fish. They had a great time! She caught a tiny tuna. An added bonus was they saw a TON of whales.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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33 reviews 33 reviews
7 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

My family and I just spent two mornings fishing with Start Me Up and we had a great time. During the first day we only had a couple of bites, but the trip was worth it... The scenery was beautiful, and we got to see many whales. On the second day, we had much better luck and caught enough for... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

If you like trolling using lure fishing with nothing else then go ahead and book Start Me Up Sports Fishing. The guys are great as is the boat and the booking process. Fishing is as fishing goes and whilst there was only 2 fish caught between 5 clients on this 8 hour trip I don’t see this as the issue.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 NEW

Had a great time with this service. Got double booked somehow which I understand happens from time to time. They got us out on a different day which I appreciated very much. Only had 2 hits on our 6 hr trip but had a good time looking at some beautiful scenery and talking with the deckhand. I'd recommend these gents... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

My husband and I were on Maui for our honeymoon and since he is an avid angler, we thought that deep sea fishing would be fun. I booked an 6 hour shared trip through our hotel and while I was quite hesitant about the trip after reading some of the reviews, I crossed my fingers and hoped for the best.... More 

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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Our skipper "killer" and crew "Jay" made if a fantastic day. They tried their absolute best to ensure we catch us a fish. It took 3 hours but what a ride, watching the whales while we were waiting. We finally snagged a 10kg mahi mahi "a fish so nice they named it twice!" We had a great day catching few... More 

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 via mobile

Had a great experience fishing with Steve and Chris from Start Me Up. Took my daughter, wife, and family friend along for the trip and we all had a blast. The guys were great with the girls teaching them how to fish, about the fish themselves, and even scaled and cleaned our catch back at the harbour so we could... More 

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Cranbrook
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Lili at FISH Maui has been awesome in booking multiple charters out of Lahaina for me.She followed thru on my needs and wants and arranged the type of fishing I wanted to do. She set me up with the boats and captains that suited my tastes. That is quite an accomplishment considering I am going as a shared charter. Even... More 

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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

This was basically a 6 hour ride around the ocean. Our captains were Jason and Chris, and while they were very charming and fun, their attitude was terrible. They pretty much told us before we were even out of the harbor we wouldn't catch any fish. They laughed about it and just sat back for a 3 hour ride out,... More 

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ManagerLahaina, Front Office Manager at Start Me Up, Sport Fishing, responded to this review

There was one other couple sharing the boat with you & your husband that day & the other couple caught 2 fish. You were signed up as a rider because you didn't want to fish & requested the crew take you to see whales. Although this was a fishing trip, the crew was happy to take a special route to... More 

Sydney, Australia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Early start at 6 am, weather was a little rough but off we went, boat was all set up for a big day out, we trawled all ocer from island to island but all to no avail, didnt get a bite all day, the staff are wonderful danny and ross made us welcome and did everything to make us happy,... More 

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