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Slip #7 Lahaina Harbor, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761
+1 877-688-0999
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An experienced crew can make for a Wonderful Day!!!

Talked with Adam at the dock, he was stand up guy, booked our boat with him. Next, we went out... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Shawn M
Deep sea fishing at its finest.

Strong winds, rough seas and catching fish. What more could a fisherman ask for. Our captain... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chris R
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San Jose, California
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FINEST KIND SPORT FISHING is the only Owner Operated, and 3rd generation, Sport Fishing Charter company in Maui. With Captain David Hudson at the helm since 1973. With Capt. Dave's 40 years of experience, operating out of Lahaina Harbor, FINEST KIND consistently holds the catch records for Maui County. Using only the finest fishing equipment, and having extensive local knowledge of where the fish are and what kind of bait should be used.
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  • Very good10%
  • Average3%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible15%
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Slip #7 Lahaina Harbor, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Talked with Adam at the dock, he was stand up guy, booked our boat with him. Next, we went out with Capt. Sean & Kenny, on The Finest Kind. The morning was a bit slow, no boats were catching anything. So,,, Capt. Sean kept trying...More

1  Thank Shawn M
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Stephanie H, Owner at Finest Kind Sportfishing, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your review. We are so happy to be making Maui memories!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Strong winds, rough seas and catching fish. What more could a fisherman ask for. Our captain “Killer” and first mate Pablo, worked hard to put us on fish in tough conditions. I caught my first barracuda, which was very unexpected but so rewarding. I couldn’t...More

Thank Chris R
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Stephanie H, Owner at Finest Kind Sportfishing, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Mahalo for your great review! Fishing with Finest! See you next year!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great experience! My dad always says there a day for the fish and a day for the fisherman! It was a day with no fish (day for the fish)and 30 knots per hour wind . I m a native Frenchman fisherman and I took my...More

Thank Jerome M
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Stephanie H, Owner at Finest Kind Sportfishing, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Mahalo for your review! So glad we could make some great memories in Maui!

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Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Warning. Do not ever use this company. Dragged my kids out of bed at 4 am only to find out this horrible company pretended we didn’t have a reservation because a larger party offered to charter their boats all day. Staff was rude, dismissive and...More

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Stephanie H, Owner at Finest Kind Sportfishing, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2018

The Hotel owned their error in not provideing any information to our company on your late night booking.After researching all the details we found out the Hotel bought your family another boat fishing charter.I was told you called our company with an apology for your...More

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Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Spent the day with Captain Ryan and Jeff. It was the perfect day for being out but a day of fishing and not much catching. Ryan and Jeff worked their tails off, changing tactics and locations and finally hooked us into a nice Bonita, my...More

1  Thank Darren W
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Stephanie H, Owner at Finest Kind Sportfishing, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2018

Mahalo for sharing! We are happy to hear you had a great time! We appreciate your review

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Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

Crew was amazing and fun to spend the day with! We had fish on within the first hour. The boat was in great shape and the Finest of its Kind!

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Stephanie H, Owner at Finest Kind Sportfishing, responded to this reviewResponded 25 December 2017

Thank you for your review, see you next year.

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Reviewed 16 November 2017

The Trip was outstanding. Boat and crew were well prepared. For my first time out to sea i could not have asked for a better experiance. Sean, the captain, is a fishing machine. He is like any true fisherman, he always wants more for his...More

1  Thank Carly C
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Stephanie H, Owner at Finest Kind Sportfishing, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2017

WOW! So Happy your trip was so outstanding! Hope to see you next year in Maui! Mahalo for taking the time to let us know . We so appreciate your review! Captain Dave

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Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Whet with a group of companies works and had a good day. Started early and caught 3 small Tuna. A few of my guest were first timers and the crew helped them every step of the way.

1  Thank Joe L
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Stephanie H, Owner at Finest Kind Sportfishing, responded to this reviewResponded 11 November 2017

Mahalo for your positive review ⚓️

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Reviewed 9 November 2017

Fantastic day fishing!!! We caught two marlin & an ulua (giant trevally, great taste!) the day after Halloween. One each for me, both firsts! My best day fishing for highest weight, most time fighting & eating catch after. Captain Sean said said we would troll...More

2  Thank G T
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Stephanie H, Owner at Finest Kind Sportfishing, responded to this reviewResponded 11 November 2017

So happy to get the great review! Thank you very much⚓️

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Reviewed 17 October 2017

We had an excellent experience! The Captain and crew were very prepared, knowledgable and organized. We caught 21 Mahi Mahi and almost hooked a massive Marlin. The boat was in excellent condition and their pricing reasonable. We are recommending them to all our friends and...More

1  Thank hankp53
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Stephanie H, Owner at Finest Kind Sportfishing, responded to this reviewResponded 11 November 2017

Mahalo for your review 🌺⚓️

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