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TOPSHAPE Kona Sports Fishing

74-425 Kealakehe Pkwy, Slip D-8, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
+1 808-283-1281
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Ranked #5 of 183 Activities in Kailua-Kona
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Water sports
Owner description: Imagine a day on a luxurious 43' Cabo trolling the world-famous fishing grounds of Kona, Hawaii with Owner/Operator, Captain Al Gustavson. Our... more » Owner description: Imagine a day on a luxurious 43' Cabo trolling the world-famous fishing grounds of Kona, Hawaii with Owner/Operator, Captain Al Gustavson. Our immaculately maintained 43' Cabo is an epitome of luxury gamefishing in Hawaii. With an air conditioned salon, Wi-Fi, master stateroom, shower and state-of-the-art amenities, TOPSHAPE is one of the most comfortable fishing charters you will ever experience. Captain Al Gustavson, the owner and operator of TOPSHAPE, has been fishing the waters off the Kona coast for over 25 years. So, whether you're seeking an elusive grander (1000+ lb billfish) or are looking to catch some of the Ahl (tuna), Mahi Mahi (dolphinfish), Ono (wahoo) or other gamefish in Hawaii, TOPSHAPE fishing is where it's at. « less
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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

VERY impressed with Capt Al, and John. I marlin fish a lot and rarely find such a combination of intelligent, friendly and very skilled fishermen. They don't treat you like an idiot and dont just drag plastic around waiting for the charter to be over. They actively hunt for fish with state of the art gear. I have been on... More

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Wheat Ridge, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This was a great experience for my first time deep sea fishing. The TOPSHAPE was awesome, as there were a satellite television, comfortable seating (both inside and on the flying deck), and air conditioning, and it's kept very clean. About a year ago my grandfather and uncle chartered this boat and each caught their own marlin with Captain Al and... More

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Hilo, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

From the Topshape boat, to the Topshape crew, the whole experience was simply THE BEST. Mahalo, Captian Al and John for the first class fishing experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Capt. Al and John is a "Super Duo" of fishing. We caught 2 Blue Marlin on this trip. Their fishing expertise and boat handling skills allowed us to land one and tag the other. The boat, electronics, and in cab facilities are "Top Notch" and super comfortable. We had a fantastic time and highly recommend this team to everyone. Aloha... More

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Cheyenne, Wyoming
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Marlin fishing was #2 on my husbands bucket list. We were advised to go to Capt. Al and TopShape - we heeded that advise and regret nothing! There are too many excellent reviews here that say it all and it's all true! Capt. Al is the BEST - his First Mate is the BEST. We were thrilled beyond belief with... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

I had been planning a day of fishing for my son's birthday while we were vacationing in Hawaii. There were several options, but there was something very professional and right that drew me to TopShape. This was a great decision. In our group were two adults along with my 10 year old son. Al made sure we were in the... More

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Dickinson, North Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

We have been on a few different fishing / boating excursions on our travels, but I can say I am glad I did my research and took our family on TopShape the crew was friendly, helpfull, and knowledgable and the boat was immaculent. By far the best fishing trip we have been on, and to top it off my son... More

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El Cerrito, California
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

When we booked TopShape for June 20th and I told the guys two of them, (Dom and Joe) were so pumped up and couldn't wait to get on board. When we boarded that morning we were in awe of how beautiful the boat is it has all the amenities that you would need along with top flight fishing gear. Capt... More

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Conroe
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 via mobile

We had a great day....hooked a marlin but it got away. Although there were no actual catches, we still had a blast. Even saw some pilot whales. Thanks guys for allowing us to spend the day with you. We will definitely be back and recommend you to our friends. From your Texas Friends, Carl and Chris.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We had a wonderful experience on the TopShape boat with Captain Al and John. My kids (aged 7&9) had so much fun and really enjoyed our half day excursion out on the water. The boat is amazing and lives up to all of the reviews! Although we didn't catch the "big one" they made sure that we each caught a... More

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