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Address: 74-425 Kealakehe Pkwy, Slip D-8, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
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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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FIRST CLASS Marlin Fishing!!!

We booked TOPSHAPE based on their 100% excellent ratings on Trip Advisor. After spending a perfect day fishing for Marlin, TOPSHAPE really deserves an EXCEPTIONAL rating. The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
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South Jordan, Utah

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South Jordan, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

We booked TOPSHAPE based on their 100% excellent ratings on Trip Advisor. After spending a perfect day fishing for Marlin, TOPSHAPE really deserves an EXCEPTIONAL rating. The Marlin fishing is why Kona is the top choice vs anywhere in the world. Below I will try and give some insight that I didn't contemplate before our fishing trip that hopefully provides... More 

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Kohala Coast, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

This was the PERFECT sport fishing trip for our family! It was like being aboard our own personal watercraft, with a just a couple of close friends. We spent the entire day on this amazing, comfortable, clean, well equipped boat with Captain Al and John. It was much more than we expected, very private and personalized. There was a place... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

We had a great family time with Captain Al and John. This is definitely one of those adventures where as long as you know what to expect, you'll enjoy it. What should you expect- a great boat, friendly captain and first mate, and you might catch a fish. When you do, it's a thrill!!! We had a few strikes and... More 

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Sandy, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

What a fantastic weekend thanks to the crew of Topshape. Captain Al and John Bennett made our marlin derby (July 8, 9, & 10) one that we will never forget. They found marlin everyday and we caught em! What can be said that hasn't already been said? These guys are awesome. The boat was spotless, comfortable and had every creature... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

A highlight of our recent trip to the Big Island was spending a day with Captain Al and John on Topshape. Fishing was a little slow that day (for us and all the other boats that were out) but we went 1 for 2 with Blue Marlin (and released the one we did catch). We still had a great day... More 

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Parker, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We always try and book a fishing trips during our vacation travels and Captain Al and First Mate John deliver. Feeling the power of a Blue Marlin on the other end of your fishing line is something not to forget. We Highly recommend full day trips and if budget allows, multiple days. Topshape will will get you on the fish.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

If you are trying to do your homework and trying to decide what crew to use offshore in Kona, just stop right now and call Capt. Al before it's too late. Take it from me and the hundreds of other satisfied clients that this boat and crew are not just a GOOD team to use, they are the ONLY team... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

As an avid-outdoorsman fishing is right up my alley. Got my first blue marlin as well as my brother and father getting there's. Great experience couldn't ask for anything more. Captain Al & John were great guys to fish with, I'd probably be disappointed fishing in Hawaii with anyone besides these guys.

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Sunnyvale, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Great crew to fish with. They were very patient. We all caught a fish. We would fish with them again any time. Definitely the best deep sea fishing experience we have ever had! Ready to go out again!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

We were on the Top Shape last year, June 1014, and had such a great day we had to come back. Capt Al and FIrst mate John did not disappoint. Last year we had 4 hits and tagged 2. This year we had 4 hits and tagged 1 but two came up to the leader and one made two attempts... More 

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