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Start Me Up, Sport Fishing

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  • Average5%
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“mahi”(49 reviews)
“captain tim”(17 reviews)
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...more
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Lahaina Harbor, Slip #12, Lahaina, Maui, HI
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Incredible!! We had the best time. My boyfriend and I didn't know what to expect. We booked for the 2am trip so we woke up at 1, realized that we couldn't get an uber at the time and honestly had the worse time trying to...More

Thank Fearless757310
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Captain Tim, aka Timster, was the best!! His deck hand Matt, was awesome as well!! The boat was spotless and it was very clear from the beginning, that this was the fishing excursion we were looking for!! We had a great day, caught some fish...More

Thank David G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Booked my trip as part of a shared group abt 3 weeks before arriving in Maui. Communication was great, and I had no issues getting moved to another day due to cancellations. Headed out with Capt Cat Fish and deckie Mike on a 6 hour...More

Thank topshotnz
Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

I own and operate a charter elsewhere in the United States. However, I’m not affiliated with these guys in any way. I just love fishing in Maui and these guys are my choice. I understand what it takes to have a successful operation. Johnny and...More

Thank junior2424
Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

You will see split ratings which is driven by different Captains. We got the Captain that got the gear in the water and then we trolled for 6 hours with not one bite. I know its fishing but most Captains are changing something to try...More

1  Thank slidinghmetal
Reviewed August 7, 2018

We took a 6 hour charter. Capitan Tim and Mate Anthony were great. There was not a lot of catching going on, with only one Ono landed, but it was not for lack of trying. They worked hard for us, but the fish weren't biting....More

Thank Mark C
Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

Me and the grandson had a fun day fishing, he caught a nice size Wahoo and the other couple caught one mahi-mahi. That was the only 2 fish we caught in a 4 hour trip. The seas were not bad at all, but was a...More

1  Thank Albert S
Reviewed July 15, 2018

We couldn't figure out why the ratings were split between good and bad until we arrived at the dock. There are multiple boats, you see, not just one. So if you get a bad one, you are out of luck. The Captain said hello and...More

Thank stephen2m
Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

We were on time, captain never showed up and the other captains knew nothing about the status of our trip. We were left stranded on the dock....

Thank Ronen Z
Reviewed July 3, 2018 via mobile

Trip of a lifetime. After looking online for countless hours we decided to use start me up sport fishing As they appeared to have a very high success rate for large Sport fish. Many of the reviews say it's not for the faint of heart...More

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Candace C
March 9, 2016|
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Response from BrianSaugerties | Reviewed this property |
Our boat used artificial, surface lures only. The said that for the shorter, four hour trip that was the typical set up and method. All rigging done by first mate. They indicated that they would set hooks. Everyone... More
June 19, 2015|
Response from ManagerLahaina | Property representative |
Yes, give us a call at 808 667 2774 for more info, we are here 7 days a week from 8am to 6pm. Aloha, Rebecca
February 15, 2015|
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Response from ManagerLahaina | Property representative |
We're going after all the game fish which includes Mahi Mahi, Wahoo,Spearfish, Blue & Striped Marlin & Yellow Fin Tuna. It's your choice to keep or release your fish.Call us 808 667 2774 for more info, we are here 7 days a... More