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Address: Lahaina Harbor, Slip #12, Lahaina, Maui, HI
Phone Number: 808-667-2774
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Stop Wishin' and Go Fishin'! Join us aboard one of Start Me Up Sport...

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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We really enjoyed the crew of our charter fishing trip. Steve and Chris were awesome and made us comfortable for the whole trip. We started at a reasonable time and spent 8... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Danna B
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Strawberry, Arizona

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went out on a 4 hour private trip with Timster and Matt! They were wonderful! They were very personable and really made our trip enjoyable. They were very knowledgable about fishing as well as Maui in general. We would definitely recommend them! We plan on using them again in the future for an even longer trip!!!

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Thank Nicole M
Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I've dragged my wife (and family at times) on several deep sea fishing trips around the world but this was our first one in Maui. The concierge suggested them and one other one but we liked that this company offered 1/2 price fare to non-fishers (so my wife, who doesn't fish but likes to be on the boat, could come... More 

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Thank CJ Z Z
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a brilliant 4 hour fishing trip from 10.30 until 2.30. 3 fish were caught in the 4 hours and one of them was mine which was a wahoo (Ono). Luke worked really hard the whole trip ensuring everyone was having a great time Thanks you

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

200$ pr person for 6 hours. Book directly at Lahaina-harbour in the company booth or else the travelagent takes a fee or try to get you to a time-share meeting first. Park at the other side of the road straight ahead of the banyantree. 20$ for 10 hours. Excellent and friendly crew. Bring your own drinks and food, they got... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This morning we had the BEST fishing trip. One for the books! My husband caught a 306lb Marlin today! It only takes one bite to catch a big boy like this! I wasn't the only one getting the adrenaline rush just watching. The whole boat was cheering my husband on to catch this! We're still on cloud 9! Special thanks... More 

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Thank Ashley B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the second time we have been out with Captain Timster,and Chris. Both times were awesome. First trip we caught a 35 lb Ono,the second trip we caught 10 fish all together, 8 Mahi Mahi, let 2 of the smaller ones go. We also caught an 80 lb Marlin,and a smaller one,let both go. Excellent crew,and would highly recommend... More 

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Thank Tammy E
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was our third deep sea fishing charter in about 5 years. I don't expect perfection but for the money and time I'm spending I do expect effort and consideration First, I found it extremely unpleasant that we had the same crew as a previous reviewer: the smokers. Ugh. Breathing diesel fumes is par for the course, but cigarette smoke... More 

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Strawberry, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We really enjoyed the crew of our charter fishing trip. Steve and Chris were awesome and made us comfortable for the whole trip. We started at a reasonable time and spent 8 hours fishing. Unfortunately, there were no fish the day we went. Not sure if a full moon or coming tropical storm had anything to do with this but... More 

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Murrieta, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

Captain Tim and Matt did an outstanding job. They where welcoming, knowledgable, and made our trip worth every penny. The boat was in tip top shape. Super clean, well stocked, and both Tim and Matt knew every inch of it like the back of their hand. We caught 3 Ono. I let me son bring all 3 in. The look... More 

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Colden, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

Booked a 4 hour 10:30 AM private charter with the family this was are 2nd trip with start me up. We had excellent luck on are first trip last year and continued are good look with caption Jay and mate Matt had 2 blue marlin hookups!!! The best charter service on Maui in my opinion large clean boats experience and... More 

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