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The Aloha State – Sportfishing’s Paradise
The Aloha State is the last state added to the United States (1959) but that is probably the only thing it is last in. When it comes to sheer, breath-taking beauty this island destination has very few peers.
Hawaii has been a top vacation destination for a long time now and you would be hard-pressed to find anyone who not want to spend a week or two having fun under the sun in this Pacific paradise. With its year-round tropical climate, lush landscapes, pristine beaches, and majestic volcanoes, what more could anyone want?
Well, plenty more if fishing is in your blood. You see, Hawaii is the only one of our 50 States to be completely surrounded by water, and you can bet the fishing here is awesome!
Hawaii, as you might have guessed offers some of the most exciting big game fishing in the world as well as some of the best fishing charter experiences anywhere.
For the deep sea thrill-seeker, it’s all here – from Marlin fishing, big Tuna, Wahoo and Mahi Mahi fishing and everything in between. You’re bound to be spoiled by the abundance here in paradise.
Hawaiian Charter Fishing at Its Best
There are a number of great Hawaii fishing locations and fishing charters to choose from – so many as a matter of fact- but we’re going highlight just a few here to whet your appetite.
Starting with the north shore waters of Haleiwa you’ll find the perfect place for anyone who enjoys sport fishing and some of the most experienced, biggest and fastest offshore boats.
You can spend a full day with Chupu Charters and enjoy the all-out thrill provided by deep-sea fishing from one of the best locations in Hawaii. We guarantee that you will be fishing with one of the most experienced captains and crews in the area and on the most modern fishing boats, with everything that you might need to enjoy the rush of fishing.
Here you’ll tangle with Pacific Blue Marlin, Striped Marlin, Yellowfin Tuna, Dorado and many other species that will test your mettle.
On the island of Oahu, look for the Aikane Sportfishing charter company and you’ll be sure to find an amazing experience on board one of their 42-foot fishing machines. Their knowledge of the world of sport fishing is unsurpassed, and you can rest assured these guys will offer the ultimate big-game experience for anyone regardless of skill levels.
This charter outfit is managed by Sonny Rivera, a native of Oahu who has worked in all kinds of fishing-related jobs over the last 40 years or so. This means that you can expect excellent customer service and a team experienced in all aspects of deep-sea charter fishing.
They are also one of only a few charters that let you keep all of your catch, as sharing the catch with the boat is normally the Hawaiian charter boat tradition.
We have saved what we consider to be one of the best for last – that is the “Big Island” fishing charters with Tom Barefoot’s Tours.
They are a big fleet of charters located on the Kona Coast, a place often called by many the “Mecca” for Hawaiian sport fishing. This is in part because of its massive drop off into the ocean that immediately puts you in contact with some largest fish in the Pacific without having to get too far away from the coast.
Here you can book a whole boat for you and your friends or family at very reasonable rates with a professional captain and fishing crew that will have you in pursuit of some of the biggest and meanest fish on the Big Island of Hawaii.
They offer charters of 4, 6 and 8 hours, but those who are truly serious about their fishing will certainly want to book a full day’s worth of fishing. All of the equipment, bait and licenses are provided by the charter company.
A Top Ten World Fishing Destination
Many all over the world will have experienced sport fishing in several locations, but those who have been to Hawaii will usually agree that this is a top 10 ultimate fishing destination worldwide. The Hawaiian Islands provide the perfect vacationing spot and the ideal fishing experience suited to every skill level from the novice to the seasoned veteran.
A Hawaiian vacation that includes fishing in the deep blue waters of the Pacific is truly a one of a kind adventure. So come and enjoy the beautiful beaches, the swinging hulas, the ukuleles, and the breath-taking sights, but also be prepared for fishing you won’t soon forget. What are you waiting for?
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