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With Captain Don's Kauai Sport Fishing and Ocean Adventures you can catch mahi mahi, dorado ahi, yellowfin tuna, waho, ono, marlin, sharks, amber jacks, barracuda, giant travalie and much more. The best part is you will catch these amazing fish...more
2494 Niumalu Rd, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-8628
+1 808-639-3012
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I am a charter captain out of Newport Beach with Paradiso yacht charters and am the maintenance engineer as well. Just had my second trip with Capt Don along with Asher as 2nd Capt/crew. I can tell you the boat is in tip top shape...More

Thank paulmgriswold
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From the start we were made to feel at ease and Captain Don and his crew mate were very knowledgeable, conditions were perfect and once we set off the trip just got better. Captain Don’s plan was to fish for local live bait sardines then...More

Thank stuart s
Reviewed 1 week ago

Capitan Don and Asher took us out for a 6 hour trip. As an avid fisherman I did quite a bid of research on the various harbors and boats available and chose Capitan Dons because of location, reader reviews and a conversation I had with...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked a 6-hour shared charter during a recent stay on Kauai and had a great experience. Each person on the trip caught something and the crew made sure everyone had a great time. I'll definitely book again on my next trip to the area.

Thank Katie C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Father and I took a 4 hour shared fishing trip, had a great time. Captain Don and Asher worked nonstop to stay on the fish. Thanks again guys for a great fishing trip. Highly recommend to take Captain Don’s sport fishing charter.

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Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

Captain Don was willing to take us out in some wavy conditions. The captain and first mate made it entertaining with their stories and they were very knowledgeable. They were able to find the fish including this stud 87 lb yellowfin tuna!! Definitely a must-do...More

Thank Michelle D
Reviewed August 27, 2018

My husband went fishing and had a great time. He did a half day trip and came back with some tuna I believe. We were able to grill it and make ceveche with it and it was great.

Thank Bergener13
Reviewed August 17, 2018

Anyone posting negative reviews of Captain Don's sport fishing have unrealistic expectations and no fishing experience. Ignore them! We had the most fantastic day and caught some great tuna and mahi mahi! Asher and Braden are fun, nice, incredibly knowledge and work their tails off...More

Thank Allison S
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

Had Asher and Braden as our guides. They were born and raised on the island and new their stuff. Both were really good dudes and had lots of good story's about past fishing trips. They new where to go and put us right on the...More

Thank David N
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

We have gone deep sea fishing 5 other times in Kauai with other tours and the other trips have all been excellent. Went on this trip due to the good reviews but we were very disappointed. There were 6 of us and no one caught...More

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mondy l
July 29, 2017|
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Response from jberner | Reviewed this property |
I called them directly. All of their information is on Facebook. Try calling (808) 346-6020. It is either Don or his wife Elle's number.
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Response from Adam L | Reviewed this property |
Hmm I don't remember exactly somewhere around 1,000 give or take for the whole day, it didn't matter when I was done, and I'm still glad 9 months later I picked captain Andys when I go back again in a few years, I will... More