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Ihu Nui Kona Sportfishing

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hu Nui is the leading world-class Blue Marlin Sport Fishing charter fishing vessel based out of Kona, Hawaii. Let us take you on your dream deep sea sport fishing adventure in the pristine azure blue waters off the coast of the Big Island, HI. With...more
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74-381 Kealakehe Pkwy, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-2705
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Reviewed April 24, 2018 via mobile

I fished with captain mcgrew rice on the ihu nui in 1999 and caught a blue marlin and several tuna. I was in heaven. I came back in 2018 and again fished with Capt Rice. I caught a 300 lb and a 120 lb marlin...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed March 19, 2018 via mobile

First off this was my mom’s second time on the boat and my first, that is how much my family loves this crew. We come back every year to this boat now. The boat is very clean and comfortable. CAPT McGrew, is extremely knowledgeable about...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Kelley S
Reviewed March 7, 2018

My wife and I set out to try our hand at sport fishing in Kona last week. I had read the good, and some mixed on the web, and actually picked Ihu Nui from the comparison to others recommended by the Four Seasons. The captain...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2017 via mobile

I’ve been a many fishing charters and nothing like this! Mason from Farish Media introduced me to the crew he films for a fishing show and my god what a professional crew. Carlton (local angler) gave me the ropes and was so chill. He had...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Jack A
Reviewed November 4, 2017 via mobile

If you want to big game fish with the best Marlin captains in the world fish Kona. Ihu Nui is the most comfortable and cleanest boat I have fished on, and I have been fishing in Kona for 16 years. CAPT McGrew and Carlton are...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed September 15, 2017 via mobile

What a sensational two days fishing on Ihu Nui 2, almost a repeat of our trip in 2016. A nice feisty blue marlin released and fresh mahimahi to take home for our evening meal, what more could we ask for. As an owner myself of...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed September 1, 2017

Top notch experience. Went out aboard the IHU NUI with Captain Tony Clark and Carlton Arai. Boat is really nice with an air conditioned cabin. Now you never know if you will catch a fish or not but your percentages go way up when you...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed July 17, 2017

I read the positive reviews and also found the charter listed in a really credible Hawaii travel guide, so I had high expectations. However, I was not impressed with the charter. The captain was cordial but not overly friendly, especially when I commented on the...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed November 18, 2016

We booked the Ihu Nui after researching many boats in the area. The positive reviews on Tripadvisor helped us narrow our search. That, along with Captain McGrew's experience and a beautiful and impeccably maintained boat helped seal the deal. Our family of four booked a...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Randy L
Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Awesome boat, really big and air conditioned. We really put pressure on the captain about catching a fish and we had 3 bites and caught one 250 lb blue marlin. Best fishing trip we've ever been on.

Date of experience: July 2016
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