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Blue Hawaii Sportfishing

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Kailua-Kona, HI, USA
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Christopher N wrote a review Aug 2021
Frisco, Texas3 contributions
Captain James and Deckhand Rob were amazing - we did a 6hr fishing charter - 2 teenage boys. Lines were in the water within 3 minutes of leaving the dock. Totally amazing as I fish offshore in Texas. The generator was not working when we went, but honestly, we never spent more than a few minutes in the salon as the bridge had the best view of the island with a nice breeze. So do not let that deter anyone. Captain James and Rob know what they are doing and have quality gear. They worked with the teenage boys and within 1.5 hrs had us hooked up with a Blue Marlin. Unfortunately, we did not hook up again, but that is offshore fishing. 6hrs passed by quickly with great conversations and restaurant recommendations. I would easily recommend Captain James and would definitely book him again.
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Date of experience: July 2021
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Ryan B wrote a review Jan 2020
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I randomly came across this boat while looking at options for Marlin fishing in Kona. This boat looked much nicer and updated compared to many other options. Pricing was also very fair compared to other options. 5 others and I went out for a day of Marlin fishing with Captain James. The boat was very nice, clean and well equipped. James is an excellent captain and was very knowledgeable on the fishing in Kona. The deckhand Trip was really fun and was so good with the two kids we had with us. Having recently moved to Kona I am so happy I found this boat and Capt. James. Now I know who I will call again when we have people visiting. We had a great time and would highly recommend this for anyone looking to fish and see the beauty Kona has to offer from the sea. I will for sure be chartering again with Blue Hawaii! I highly recommend this boat!
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Tom wrote a review Dec 2019
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My wife and I wanted to spend some time fishing and sight seeing and found the Blue Hawaii charter. From the moment we arrived Captain James and his ship mate Toben made us feel right at home. They ensured we were comfortable and understood the process when deep sea fishing. The boat is first class, with an air conditioned cabin. The boat was clean and they put us on fish. We brought home some fresh Mahi Mahi. Grilled it for dinner - it was awesome. Would definitely recommend this charter and we will book again on our next visit to the big island.
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Date of experience: December 2019
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VizslaFamily wrote a review Aug 2019
Bloomington, Illinois11 contributions
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What a wonderful day on the beautiful blue ocean! We four had a full day fishing trip. James and Tobin are the best team. James’ experience as Captain is evident as he trolls for fish, and maneuvers his boat when a marlin is on the line. Tobin is the best mate we have ever had fishing. He is very patient and gives gentle direction if needed when in the chair. We had the best day with them - we stayed on the deck and above talking with them the whole day. No need to go in the cabin - except for beer and food, and to use the restroom. If one does want to lounge below deck, the accommodations are very comfortable. We were at the tail end of August, which is when fishing season is coming to a close. But still caught a 175-200 lb Marlin (released) and Mahi Mahi (filleted by Tobin, a must watch)!
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Date of experience: August 2019
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NS787 wrote a review Aug 2019
Los Angeles, California3 contributions
My second time fishing on the boat. The spacious bridge on the Blue Hawaii features leather couch seating and captain’s chairs - where you can find shade or sun, plenty of fresh air, and ability to whale, bird, dolphin, or lure watch. ;) Thanks to Captain James Dean, I had an awesome experience catching a 200 lb Blue marlin, which was tagged and released. Great day of fishing with family!!
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Date of experience: July 2019
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