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TOPSHAPE Kona Sports Fishing

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Address: 74-425 Kealakehe Pkwy, Slip D-8, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
Phone Number: +1 808-283-1281
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Description: Imagine a day on a luxurious 43' Cabo trolling the world-famous fishing...
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.
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Excellent trip with Al and John!!

Our family booked a half day charter with Topshape for our trip to the Big Island in early March. Although I have done a ton of freshwater fishing, none of us had ever been deep... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
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La Crescent, Minnesota
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La Crescent, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Our family booked a half day charter with Topshape for our trip to the Big Island in early March. Although I have done a ton of freshwater fishing, none of us had ever been deep sea fishing before. It was my wife and I and our two boys age 11 and 8, Al went over with me the options for... More 

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Kahului, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015 NEW

My group was fortunate to get this trip through the Shane Victorino Foundation Charity Event. Captain Al donated this amazing trip to the foundation to raise money for this charity. That being said, Captain Al and his First Mate John spared no expense! On our 8 hour trip, we landed 3 solid MahiMahi and we were able to hook an... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Well, where do I start?! Captain Al, and First Mate John are top of the line professionals. From the second I stepped on the boat I felt like I was in great hands. I don't have a lot of fishing experience, so I was a little nervous about how I would do, but John's explanation was so thorough I felt... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Kona.. The Big Island of Hawaii: The boat was immaculate and decked out all with toys.. and tricks, an ice maker kept a steady supply of ice pouring over our catch, a reverse osmosis system supplied fresh water, coolers built in , a head that had no odor.. and rods and reels with excellently maintained and new. Deck hand John... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

We booked with Topshape after reading reviews and wanted a great experience for my dads 60th birthday. We were more than happy!!!! Captain Al and John were knowledgable, fun, and they found fish! Dad got to bring in his first bill fish and we were able to take plenty home to cook! Topshape is a beauty and handled our "rough"... More 

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Costa Mesa, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Capt. Al and John we're some of the coolest guys to go out with on the water for some big game fish hunting. We got there around 7am and saw how they prepped the charter with all the fishing lines and lures and was fascinated by the science of making the big catch. Our group had about 10 people, and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

What a great day fishing with Captain Al and John! Their knowledge and expertise coupled with their great personalities made it a most enjoyable day! The best part was our catch...2 short nose Spearfish and a mahi mahi. We will definitely book again! Remember "you have to hook them to cook them"!!

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Captain Al and John were very positive and professional, and were great communicators while we were inquiring about their services.They were knowledgeable and were experienced at what they do. The boat was very beautiful, spotless, and comfortable. Last week, we caught an impressive Mahi Mahi on our trip with them, and it was delicious! We also saw some pods of... More 

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Weatherford, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Capt Al and John are true professionals. The boat is immaculate and a steal at their charter rates. We've fished around the world and would rank them top of the class. Thanks gentlemen for a great day.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

I was on TopShape a year and half ago and gave them a five star review. I went on it again earlier this month and I swear the boat was cleaner and nicer. Captain Al remembered me as did John and they could not have been nicer or more helpful. We saw a 750 lb Marlin jump clearm out of... More 

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