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Humdinger Sportfishing

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Address: 74 Kealakehe Pkwy, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
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+1 808-425-9222
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 16:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Full-Day Fishing Charter | 3/4 Day Fishing Charter | 1/2 Day Fishing...

Full-Day Fishing Charter | 3/4 Day Fishing Charter | 1/2 Day Fishing Charter

Hawaii fishing charters on the Big Island of Hawaii in Kona. Over 50 years of big game charter fishing experience in Kona Hawaii. Comfortable, safe, affordable. Courteous, experienced, professional crew. Our crew grew up in Hawaii fishing for giant blue marlin. Full and half-day Hawaiian fishing charters for blue marlin – up to 6 passengers. 37 foot custom Rybovich sportfisherman, tournament rigged, full electronics, Fin-Nor and Penn International rods and reels. The best Hawaii Fishing Charters in Kona!

*** We encourage the Tag and Release of all billfish as a conservation effort designed to promote and support Billfish research world-wide. We are a member of The Billfish Foundation and actively involved in Satellite tagging studies to assist researchers in better understanding the habits and migration patterns of Billfish through satellite tracking data. Our charter clients are welcome to keep any sustainable, pelagic species of fish such as Ono (Wahoo), Mahimahi (Dorado) and Ahi (Yellowfin Tuna) they catch during the course of their Kona Fishing Charter. ***

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These guys were wonderful! The "big" fishes were not cooperating, but we went bottom fishing & were pulling them in like crazy...5 at a time!

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Acworth, Georgia

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Acworth, Georgia
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

These guys were wonderful! The "big" fishes were not cooperating, but we went bottom fishing & were pulling them in like crazy...5 at a time!

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Captain Jeff F, Owner at Humdinger Sportfishing, responded to this review

We appreciate you sharing your review of your Kona fishing charter with us on TripAdvisor. We are glad you enjoyed your fishing charter and we are happy to have caught some good eating fish for you to take home with you. We hope you will give us a call when your travel plans bring you back to the Big Island... More 

Slave Lake, Alberta
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

Caught a few tuna no big fish. The captain and mate were very informative and friendly. Would definitely go with humdinger again.

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Captain Jeff F, Owner at Humdinger Sportfishing, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your review and experience with us on TripAdvisor. We appreciate you booking your Kona fishing charter on the Humdinger and regret we were not able to connect with a Blue Marlin for you during your charter. We hope you will give us another chance the next time your plans bring you back... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Captain Brett was awesome, First Mate Darren was extremely personable, clean boat, great equipment, smooth ride. Best of all we caught a 40 lb, 70" Shortnose Spearfish in the first 30 minutes, the Rarest Billfish in the world, only found in Hawaii! We saw a pilot whale in the distance and some spinner dolphins just to sweeten the day. The... More 

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Captain Jeff F, Owner at Humdinger Sportfishing, responded to this review

Thanks for sharing your reviews and photos with us on TripAdvisor. We are glad the fish cooperated and that we were able to catch a nice Spearfish for you. You now have the hardest catch of your grand slam behind you, so give us a call the next you are planning on visiting Kona and let us knock out a... More 

Indianapolis, Indiana
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family of four chartered a trip on the Humdinger while in Kona on our boys' spring break. We fished with Captain Brett Fay and Brandon W. the last week of March 2017. We headed out of the harbor and Brandon got all the lines/lures set. We were still getting acclimated to the setup and getting the rundown on the... More 

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Captain Jeff F, Owner at Humdinger Sportfishing, responded to this review

Thanks for sharing your experience with us. We appreciate you choosing the Humdinger for your Kona Fishing charter. We are glad the fish cooperated and that we were able to tag and release a really nice fish for you. We hope you and your family will give us a call the next time your travel plans bring you back to... More 

Saint Paul, Minnesota
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I booked a trip with humdinger March 2017 while in Hawaii on my daughters spring break. My expectations were realistic - I wanted to try fishing for marlin even though it was not the prime season. I did not expect to hook or even land a monster. I just wanted to give it a shot. The captain made sure I... More 

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Captain Jeff F, Owner at Humdinger Sportfishing, responded to this review

Thanks for sharing your review with us. We really appreciate you choosing Humdinger Sportfishing for your Kona Fishing Charter. We always give it our best to try and catch our clients fish on their charters, and while we got close this time...it was not to be. We hope you will give us another chance the next time your travel plans... More 

Fort Collins, Colorado
1 review
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Our time with Humdinger Sport Fishing was the highlight of 2 weeks in Hawaii. We know that fishing does not guarantee catching but - 4 fisherman, 4 hook ups. We landed 3 and totally appreciated the guidance and assistance of Captain Brett and Cowboy. What a dream come true: a 500 pound blue marlin (released), a mahi mahi, and a... More 

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Captain Jeff F, Owner at Humdinger Sportfishing, responded to this review

Aloha Scott, Thanks for your review. We appreciate you sharing your experience with us on TripAdvisor. We'll take a little luck any day. That was a great day for sure. Glad we caught you a Marlin and some eating fish to take with you as well. Give us a call when your plans bring you back to the Big Island.... More 

White Lake, Michigan
1 review
Reviewed 12 March 2017

I would have rated this a 5 if we at least caught one fish; but alas, no luck. What I really enjoyed was first the ease of communication with this crew, first in scheduling, then when they suggested re-scheduling due to choppy water, and later on the boat. I found them informative about the fishing, the island, etc. While we... More 

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Captain Jeff F, Owner at Humdinger Sportfishing, responded to this review

Bill, Thanks for your review. We appreciate your comments and feedback. Unfortunately the only two things out of our control are the weather and getting the fish to bite. Unfortunately, we struggled with both on your charter. I am glad we were able to move your trip around so you had a more pleasant day on the water, albeit enjoying... More 

Boise, Idaho
1 review
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Jeff and Brett were awesome. Punctual. Did not skimp on the hours. Boat was immaculate. Super friendly and informative. We caught a mahi-mahi. Brett cleaned it, prepped it, bagged it and sent it home with us on a bed of ice. We left him the 2nd bag as 22# of fish was too much for our last 2 days on... More 

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Captain Jeff F, Owner at Humdinger Sportfishing, responded to this review

Thanks for sharing your review about your recent Kona Fishing Charter on the Humdinger. Brett and I really enjoyed fishing with you and we appreciate you booking your trip with with Humdinger Sportfishing. We hope you will give a call again the next time your plans bring you back to the Big Island of Hawaii. Hopefully then, we can catch... More 

Yosemite National Park, California
1 review
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Jeff and Brett are stand up guys with a lifetime of fishing experience. Successful trip and grateful family!

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Captain Jeff F, Owner at Humdinger Sportfishing, responded to this review

Deborah, Thanks for sharing your review of your recent Kona Fishing Charter. Brett and I really enjoyed fishing with you and thank you for choosing the Humdinger for your fishing charter. We hope you will give us a call the next time your travel plans bring you back to the Big Island of Hawaii. Aloha, Captains Jeff and Brett Fay! More 

Vancouver, British Columbia
1 review
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Although the fish did not co-operate and make a show, the boat was comfortable and well equipped. Jeff and Brett were helpful, friendly and worked all day to make our trip fun.

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Captain Jeff F, Owner at Humdinger Sportfishing, responded to this review

Jeff, We appreciate you taking the time to share your review with us. Brett and I are glad you enjoyed your fishing charter. We only wish the fish would have cooperated. We hope you will give us another chance on your next trip to the Big Island. Aloha, Captains Jeff and Brett Fay. More 

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