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Start Me Up, Sport Fishing

Lahaina Harbor, Slip #12, Lahaina, Maui, HI
808-667-2774
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Ranked #118 of 165 Activities in Lahaina
Type: Tours, Adventure
Owner description: Stop Wishin' and Go Fishin'! Join us aboard one of Start Me Up Sport Fishing's 42-ft. custom...
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Type: Tours, Adventure
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Sun - Sat 2:30 am - 7:30 pm
Owner description: 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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Bishop, California, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

We booked this fishing adventure to surprise our 10 year old daughter for Christmas. She loves to fish! taught by her 82year old grandfather who we also surprised. We were treated like family,it was a day she/we will never forget. Trimester & Chris were the best! Making sure that everyone was informed and knew exactly what to do. We were... More 

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Grande Prairie, Canada
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3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

I booked with these guys as my boy found it. Read some reviews good and bad. Trusted the good ones "big mistake". As a small group of 4 we chose the private 4 hour tour as first timers as were not sure if the kids or adults could hand the motion of the ocean. "They were fine and it was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 via mobile

I did the 3/4 day tour today leaving around 530am. Everything that was promised in the confirmation email, they delivered on. It was $200 plus tip and I had a wonderful time--even though we didn't catch anything. Had several Mahi bite but couldn't real em in. Brought beers, hung out with Ron and Tim and enjoyed myself out on the... More 

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Maui, Hawaii
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

We took the 9 hour tour that leaves at 2:30am but it was well worth it! Captain Johnny was great he put us on tons of fish. Our group caught 4 mahi mahi, 17 tuna and 1 Ono! This was our second time fishing on The Action and each time the crew has been great, our first trip was almost... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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6 reviews 6 reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Fishing was dead, but the boat, crew, and weather made it a great day. Crew worked very hard to find fish, and to make it a great charter for the clients. Some have complained about the fish policy. I thought it was perfectly up front - the fisherman has every right to the fish, but the crew counts on fish... More 

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Washington DC
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51 reviews 51 reviews
4 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Was in Hawaii for my daughter's wedding and decided to go fishing with a group of family and friends, five in total. While I had done a few online reviews I did not reserve a charter before arriving. On Saturday I was able to book a 1/2 day charter for Monday morning through the activities desk at the Hyatt. "Start... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

We were unfortunate enough to decide to go out with these guys on an 8 hour trip. It should have been an excellent day out on the water but instead we got to witness how greedy the locals from Maui are and how unprofessional this charter company is. We were booked on a shared trip and happened to be on... More 

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The 3 other customers that shared the charter with you are not from the islands, they were return visitors from California who have fished with us every year for the past 10 years. At the beginning of your trip the deck hand assigned everyone a rod number. There is no distinction between groups, only individuals. Everyone had an equal chance,... More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 via mobile

My 17 year old Son and I booked a 6 hour private charter and based on a good review on this site, we asked to book our day with Capt Steve, who skippers a very tidy 42 ft game boat named "Cuz". Steve was waiting for us at the slip at 530 am and once we were on board he... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

My husband always wanted to go deep sea fishing and finally got a chance to experience it in Maui. The crew was very helpful and he ended up catching a 42lb Mahi Mahi fish which they filleted for us. It made for a delicious fresh fish dinner two nights in a row!

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Port Moody, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

On each of our last five trips to Maui I had always wanted to go out sport fishing but wasn't a wife's thing so I never took a day to myself and went. On this trip I met another young dad at the resort who said he was heading out with Start Me Up and said if I was interested... More 

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