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Grander Marlin Sportfishing

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“captain chris”(6 reviews)
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Blue Marlin Fanatics with a classic 37 Merritt sportfisher, we cater to all levels of fisherman and look to putting you on your dream catch. We are owner operated and take pride in our business and our boat and tackle- this is our life.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
74-425 Kealakehe Pkwy, Honokohau Harbor, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-2708
+1 732-241-5791
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Even in the off season was able to catch a Striped and blue Marlin. Chris and Jameson are very knowledgeable. They constantly updated lures to get the best result would recommend them you cannot go wrong who know who will catch the next Grander Had...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed November 29, 2018 via mobile

Joe and Captain Chris did an excellent job. Despite fishing in the off peak season they still got us on fish. Even the lady at the Harbor said we were the only ones who Had brought a fish in during the past few days. Joe...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank N1578
Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

Captain Chris and Westy are super friendly, knowledgeable, accomadating and the definition of aloha! The boat is immaculate, comfortable and the gear is killer. I’ve been fishing Kona waters for years on the hunt for a blue marlin and finally got one with the Benchmark!!...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Angela H
Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

This was the best time ever. I’ve dreamed of catching a blue marlin my whole life. Captain Chris and Joe made my dreams come true. They were so helpful and knowledgeable and promised me a marlin and I caught five in 3 days!!! Thanks, Cindy...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

The Grander crew was awesome! They put us on all quality fish! Caught Blue Marlin and a big tuna which made for some tasty table fare!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Hunter C
Reviewed July 22, 2018

I took my two sons , 16 and 13 , on a full day charter with Captain Chris and Decky Joe. We had the most amazing day , both boys caught their first Marlin , and both great fish , we released one estimated at...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank DarrinC80
Reviewed July 20, 2018

This was my third time going after a Big Blue in my lifetime & I finally scored on a Big Blue. Chris & Joe were outstanding, you can tell they love to fish & will give 100% effort to try & close the deal for...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank rvlv1988
Reviewed July 16, 2018 via mobile

Had a great day with Grander Marlin. Catching a Blue Marlin was always a dream of mine and Chris and Joe made it happen. Coached me all the way and took pictures for me. Next time I'm in Kona I'll definitely spend a day or...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank MarkLynne2015
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

So all of my friends who’ve chartered boats have always caught something. I was hoping to do the same when I booked this charter. It’s a beautiful boat. The captain, well he probably said only about 6 words total during the six hours. It was...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 27, 2018 via mobile

Just like to give Benchmarks captain and Chris and crew Joe a big thanks for a great mornings fishing I watched Jeff ltag and release a 400+ Blue Marlin also missed one more not bad for a four hour trip they’ve very professional and fun...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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