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Humdinger Sportfishing

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74 Kealakehe Pkwy, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
+1 808-425-9222
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Great Crew! Knowledgeable!

Captain Brett and Cowboy (I hope I got that right) we’re great!! Funny, knowledgeable, and hard... read more

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Awesome fishing trip!

The guys at humdinger did everything they could to get us a fish but it was a day that the entire... read more

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Full-Day Kona 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 also a member of The Billfish Foundation. 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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74 Kealakehe Pkwy, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
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Captain Brett and Cowboy (I hope I got that right) we’re great!! Funny, knowledgeable, and hard working!! If anyone is going to get you the fish, it’s them!! Much aloha! Took out my wife and our friends on their first Hawaii fishing trip and we...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The guys at humdinger did everything they could to get us a fish but it was a day that the entire fleet got skunked, even though we didn't get one this time I will be back for round two with these guys!! Humdinger has the...More

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Captain Jeff F, Owner at Humdinger Sportfishing, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for sharing your review with us, in spite of the fact that the fish didn't cooperate. We appreciate you booking with Humdinger Sportfishing and look forward to a chance at redemption on your return trip to the Big Island of Hawaii. Aloha, Captains Jeff...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

It’s called fishing. They gave it their best. One big bite, one flying blue marlin, one big head shake, and it was off. Fished in very rough seas. Luck of the draw. Nearly all other charters headed in within an hour or so, but these...More

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Captain Jeff F, Owner at Humdinger Sportfishing, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Just for the record...we prefer catching too!! Thanks for the great review and thanks for giving a shot. Hope you will give us a chance at redmption on your next trip to the Big Island. Aloha, Captains Jeff and Brett Fay

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The currents were not good for trolling so the captain briefed us of our options. We ended up trolling out to an area where we could jig. I did not realize how much work deep water jigging was, but the crew did the jigging and...More

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Captain Jeff F, Owner at Humdinger Sportfishing, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for booking with us Scott and thanks for sharing your review on TripAdvisor. Lemonade out of lemons. We can't control all the varibales, but we do what we can. Wish the conditions would have been more favorable. Hope you will give us another try...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There were no fish, the staffing were awesome and tried hard for us! the boast was older and had a significant loud engine! it was hard to talk over the noise.More

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Captain Jeff F, Owner at Humdinger Sportfishing, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Glenn. Thanks for your nice compliment of our crew. Sorry the conditions didn't make it easier for us to catch you a fish. Hope you will call on us again when your plans bring you back to the Big Island. Aloha, Captains Jeff and Brett...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We caught tuna and lots of it, including Mahi Mahi, Big Eye, and Yellowfin, with Captain Brett and his mate aboard the Humdinger. We booked a last minute 4-hour excursion and were more than happy with our day out on the water. We saw dolphins...More

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Captain Jeff F, Owner at Humdinger Sportfishing, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for sharing your review with us. We appreciate the feedback and we're glad to hear Brett took good care of you on the charter. That was a great catch for a short 4 hour trip and we're happy to hear everyone had a good...More

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Reviewed 19 January 2018

We had a great day and even though the fishing was tough to start the day(all the boats were having a tough day as well) the captain got us on a bait ball and we landed quite a few Big Eye and Yellow Fin tuna!...More

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Captain Jeff F, Owner at Humdinger Sportfishing, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Andrew, Glad we finally were able to find the fish and send you home with some nice Tuna filets. Thanks for booking with Humdinger Sportfishing. We hope you will give us a call when your plans bring you back to the Big Island of Hawaii....More

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Reviewed 19 January 2018

These guys were great to work with. We did all the types of fishing I wanted. Nit just trolling but also bittom fishing. If you want to catch fish these guys can put tou on the meat. Keep your catch! On the way back in...More

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Captain Jeff F, Owner at Humdinger Sportfishing, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to share your review. We are glad we were able to put you on a few fish to take back home with you. We hope if your plans bring you back to the Big Island you will give us a...More

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Reviewed 15 January 2018

What first impressed me about Humdinger was the captain and crew were ready to go as soon as we showed up at 6:30. Lines were in the water as soon as we cleared the harbor. A lot of captains just sit back and let the...More

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Captain Jeff F, Owner at Humdinger Sportfishing, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2018

Capt Brett and I Sincerely appreciate you sharing your review. We are glad your fishing charter was succesful and that you were able to take home some fish to eat and also experience the thrill of hooking up to a big blue marlin. We hope...More

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Reviewed 10 January 2018

We had a blast on this fishing trip! We didn't end up catching anything but we understand that happens sometimes and found this trip worth it anyway. The captin and his crew are great and any time I'm out on the water, it's a good...More

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Captain Jeff F, Owner at Humdinger Sportfishing, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2018

Thanks for booking with Humdinger and thanks for taking the time to share your review, despite hte lack of fish. We try our best, but sometimes the fish don't cooperate. Nonetheless, we are glad you had an enjoyable day on the water and hope youo...More

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