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“What an Awesome Time”

Ohana Fishing Charters
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Ohana Fishing Charters is located at Nawiliwili Small boat harbor just South of the Lihue airport. We are an extremely knowledgeable charter company with a great standing reputation. Ohana means family and that's the impression we like to leave with our guests. Please join us in a great hunting adventure on the beautiful waters off the Garden Isle of Kauai!
Rocklin, California
2 reviews
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“What an Awesome Time”
Reviewed September 25, 2012

Had a fantastic time with Lance and Kelani. The best two to have on the water. Cought 9 tuna that day and typically two at a time and once 3 at a time. Even got to see a few pilot whales. Definately a must do when on the island. Thank you soooo much Captain Lance and Kelani.
Aloha, Shawn and Ed

Visited September 2012
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Phoenix, Arizona
Level 3 Contributor
23 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Rough times on the high sea”
Reviewed September 14, 2012

I was so looking forward to doing this outing, I had never gone deep sea fishing before, but it turned out to be a total bust. There was 4 of us fishing and only once did we got a nibble the whole 4 hours we were out there. The water was very rough and the Capt. said that this was a calm day. I got sick at least 5 times and another person got sick even thought she took sea sickness pills. The Capt. and his first mate were very nice and were very apologetic about not catching any fish. They said they would send some fish our way if they caught some during the week. We were on the island for 7 more days and never heard from them again.

Visited September 2012
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Brisbane, Australia
Level 4 Contributor
39 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Great charter”
Reviewed July 27, 2012

I did a half day with captain Lance and crew Kalani. These guy's were fantastic and nothing was too much trouble. They were happy to talk to the clients and explain what we were doing and on a reasonably rough day when people were getting seasick were understanding towards these poor souls (believe me, I've been on fishing charters with lousy captains who get upset about having a messy boat). In the end we caught a mixed bag of skipjack tuna, a small Ahi, Ono and Mahi Mahi.
Everything I hoped for. Job done!

Visited July 2012
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Calgary, Canada
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
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“Incredible day on the water”
Reviewed June 22, 2012

Hired Captain Lance for a private half day of fishing with my brother-in-law. The Captain and his deckhand were passionate about catching fish and entertaining to talk to. They knew where to go and the techniques to bring em in the boat. We were getting hits of good size Ahi tunas while the 3 boats around us seemed to just be hooking Jacks. We landed 3 of these before a porpoise came in to the area and the Captatin opted for other fishing grounds. Bam! what felt like 20 minutes later and the expert coaching of Captain Lance I had brought in a ~150 lb Yellowfin. Catch of a lifetime. We got enough tuna filets for our big family for the next 3 days. It was amazing and incredibly delicious. Thanks again Captain Lance!

Visited June 2012
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Houston, Texas, United States
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
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“Great Trip!”
Reviewed May 29, 2012

Had a great time! Cought Mahi, Ono, small Ahi and three 80-100 lb Ahi! According to the Capt. Howard and the deck hand, to catch three in one trip is a dream! When all the other charters went north or south we stayed straight out in front of the harbor. The crew found the birds and found the fish! By the end of the trip all the other fishing vessels had come to our spot. We all cought something! Very experienced crew! Would use them again! Remember your sea sick pills!

Visited May 2012
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