The Big Island of Hawaii is the ultimate destination for anglers. The ocean is teeming with wildlife both near shore and in the deeper waters, and there are a wealth of tour operators with highly knowledgeable guides and top notch gear located in the Kona area. From fishing charters, to spear fishing, to fly fishing, Kona has it all.
Kona Hawaii Fishing Charter
There are several high-quality Kona Hawaii fishing charters conveniently offered from the harbor. Bite Me Sport Fishing has six charter boats, from the 38’ Hatteras to the 53’ Merritt. Fully equipped with a tuna tower and all of the best fishing equipment and amenities for your comfort, you are sure to enjoy a day out on the water with Bite Me Sport or one of the other fishing charters in Kona. Aku (skipjack tuna), blue marlin, striped marlin, short-nosed spearfish, ahi (yellowfin tuna), ono (wahoo), and mahi mahi (dolphinfish) are commonly caught on charters out of Kona. To book a charter with Bite Me Sport Fishing, contact them at (808) 936-3442 or [email protected]
Check out Top Shot Spearfishing located in Kailua-Kona for the ultimate spearfishing adventure. Whether you’re new to spearfishing or experienced, the tour can be tailored to fit your level. The knowledgeable guides at Top Shot will teach you safety techniques, spear gun control, freediving form, breathing techniques, fish identification, ethics, and Hawaii spearfishing regulations. The added bonus about spearfishing on the Big Island is that you can help remove invasive species from Hawaii’s reefs by targeting the right types of fish. Top Shot offers a 2.5 hour Intro to Spearfishing tour great for beginners, or Private Spearfishing Tours catered to your ability. To book a tour, contact them at (808) 205-8585 or via email at [email protected].
Fly Fishing & Shoreline Fishing
Set your sights on a Giant Trevalley, weighing in at over 150 pounds with the knowledgeable guides at Fishing from the Beach Hawaii, who know all the best Kona Hawaii fishing places these prizes can be found. Bluefin trevalley, amberjack, exotic groupers, and snappers also top the list as commonly caught on their tours geared toward experienced fisherman. Fishing from the Beach Hawaii also offers half-day fly fishing excursions for anglers of all experience levels. They can be contacted at (808)756-7763 or [email protected]
At Kona Coast Vacations, we have over 210 vacation rental properties available and have been matching travelers with their ideal rental for over 11 years. The majority of our properties are located along the Kona Coast and Kohala Coast of Hawaii Island (Big Island), putting you in perfect proximity for the island’s best fishing. For more information about the best places to stay or things to do while on the Big Island, please contact us at (808) 329-2140 or 1-877-322-2407.