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Anglers come from all over the world to fish in Kona, Hawaii, which has the best giant blue marlin fishing in the Pacific.

We’ve Got Fishing

Offshore Fishing • Inshore Fishing • Bottom Fishing • Light Tackle Fishing • Fly Fishing (tackle not provided) • Whale Watching • Night-time Tuna, Swordfish & Shark Fishing

Half-Day and Full-Day Charters Available

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Kona has deep sapphire blue waters and gentle calm seas which offer some of the best conditions anywhere in the world for blue marlin fishing. There are small spearfish ideal for light tackle world records, and big game trophy marlin weighing over 1,000 pounds.

Kona fishing offers six different species of billfish that can be caught year round including spearfish, swordfish, blue marlin, black marlin, Sailfish (rarely), and striped marlin. Kona, Hawaii also has an abundance of large yellowfin tuna, big eye tuna, dorado (mahi mahi) and wahoo (ono).

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Guests are not required to obtain a fishing license. Strong Persuader carries all necessary fishing licenses

Join Captain Shane O’Brien to experience some of the best offshore fishing in the world, and bring home a cooler full of fish and memories to last a lifetime!

Call or email for more details or to book your fishing vacation today: (808) 896‑3111