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Address: Honokohau Small Boat Harbor, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96739
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Amzaing 2 days fishing

Went out to Kona for the third straight year early June. Setup a charter with Capt. James on the blue Hawaii a few weeks prior. Booked two full days of fishing, to ensure a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed June 28, 2016

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2016

Went out to Kona for the third straight year early June. Setup a charter with Capt. James on the blue Hawaii a few weeks prior. Booked two full days of fishing, to ensure a better chance of landing a blue marlin. James and his crew are very hands on, and will make sure your charter is one to remember. Frist... More 

Thank RJ K
Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 8, 2016

We had the pleasure of a fishing trip on Capt James' Blue Hawaii last month. My son who had never done any deep fishing before easily learned from the crew and caught the first and last fish of the day including a Hebe. The Captain is professional and very knowledgeable about the waters and trends for the sport. His crew... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

Captain James Dean and Tobin the mate were very experienced, knowledgeable, and enthusiatiac Fisherman. I have traveled the globe on a quest to catch my first Marlin and these guys delivered. I caught a 175 Blue Marlin. This is not some tourist tour, They really want to catch fish, and the want to catch the biggest Marlin in the sea.... More 

Thank BimmerNut
Palo Alto, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 19, 2016

We had a wonderful time with Captain James Dean and Tobin! The boat is beautiful and they made sure that my husband had every opportunity to get a bite. Super nice and knowledgeable the Captain was great and Tobin was an absolute sweetheart! Would recommend them in heartbeat and we've fished with others in the area.... they were hands down... More 

Thank Jenn_Stringer
Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 11, 2016

We had a great day fishing with Captain James Dean and crew. They took care to make sure that we had the best possible fishing trip. They were able to locate the fish and we were fortunate enough to catch them! I am glad we chose this team and would recommend them without hesitation!

Thank Debra H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 11, 2016 via mobile

Cannot speak enough good things about Captain James and the charter. He was very accommodating and knowledgable. The boat was beautiful, well maintained and very clean. There was room inside for anyone that wanted out of the heat and also a fridge for your lunch, drinks and snacks. We caught 2 fishes and had enough for dinner for 5 people... More 

Thank Meridith H
Zionsville, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 2, 2016

My two sons and I had an excellent day fishing Kona. The bite was tough but captain James Dean worked hard to put us on fish and we ended up being the top boat on the water that day. What impressed me most was they went the extra mile to find us fish and didn't just mail it in when... More 

Thank Zville6
Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 14, 2016

I live in Kailua Kona and have had the opportunity to fish several boats. The Blue Hawaii and James Dean were recommended to me by another charter that was not available on the date I needed. I could not have been more pleased with the recommendation. The boat is big and comfortable with lots of space on deck and in... More 

Thank fat_tires
Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 13, 2016

Had a very exciting and productive day of fishing Feb 29 as a guest aboard Blue Hawaii. It's always a thrill going out with Capt. Dean throughout the years as his skills ( and deck hand Ryan ) are truly exceptional.We hauled in lots of Mahi,a spearfish and plenty small Tuna.

Thank Richard K
Beijing, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 13, 2016 via mobile

Captain James Dee and Ryan were fantastic from start to finish. Our group included me, my boyfriend, and my dad. We happened to be in Kona during a week of record swells, which left most snorkel trips cancelled the day before. We tried our luck anyway and called around to a number of charter companies. Many boats for sport fishing... More 

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