Hawaii Fishing Adventures and Charters

Maui Fishing Charter Boats

Hawaii fishing charter in Maui, Hawaii

Hinatea

  • Type of Boat: 41' Hatteras, twin diesel
  • Captain: Greg France
  • Owner: Doug Barna
  • Type of Gear Used: Finor and Penn International with light tackle available
  • Fish Disposition: Tag & Release of Billfish and will cut table fish for customers upon request.
  • Amenities: Smooth riding boat. 
  • Maximum number of passengers: 6 (kids must be min. 8 years old)
  • Specialty trips offered: Whale watching, sunset cruises, cocktail cruises, etc. $475 for 2 hours, $200/hour for additional hours.
  • Rates for a private trip up to 6 people (plus 7.17% HI State Tax/Harbor fee): 
    • $1,295 - 8 Hour private
    • $1,095 - 6 Hour private
    • $895 - 4 Hour private
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Hawaii fishing charter in Maui, Hawaii

Start Me Up

  • Type of Boat: 37' Bertram (42' length overall), twin diesel
  • Captain: Doug Armfield
  • Type of Gear Used: Penn International IGFA rigged (20lb - 130lb)
  • Fish Disposition: Will tag & release billfish upon request & fillet fish to take with you
  • Amenities: Air Conditioned, fast boat
  • Maximum number of passengers: 6
  • Note: Start Me Up operates several Bertram 37' boats.  All are priced the same as shown below.
  • Rates for a private trip up to 6 people (plus 7.17% HI State Tax/Harbor fee): 
    • $1,399 - 8 Hour private
    • $1,099 - 6 Hour private
    • $699 - 4 Hour private
  • Rates for shared trips, max of 6 passengers on trip (plus 7.17% Hi State Tax/Harbor fee):
    • $279/person - 8 Hour share
    • $219/person - 6 Hour share
    • $169/person - 4 Hour share
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Hawaii fishing charter in Maui, Hawaii

The Cuz

  • Type of Boat: 42' Dorado, twin diesel
  • Captain: Operated by Start Me Up Sportfishing
  • Type of Gear Used: Penn International & Shimano (20lb - 130lb) Stand up gear available.
  • Fish Disposition: Will tag & release billfish upon request & fillet fish for $1.50/lb.
  • Amenities: Open boat, huge fishing deck
  • Trip: Combination trolling and bottom fishing trip
  • Maximum number of passengers: 6
  • Rates for a private trip up to 6 people (plus 7.17% HI State Tax/Harbor fee): 
    • $1,399 - 8 Hour private
    • $1,099 - 6 Hour private
    • $699 - 4 Hour private
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Hawaii fishing charter in Maui, Hawaii

Action

  • Type of Boat: 35' Blackfin, twin diesel
  • Captain: Operated by Start Me Up Sportfishing
  • Type of Gear Used: Penn International & Shimano (20lb - 130lb) Stand up gear available.
  • Fish Disposition: Will tag & release billfish upon request & fillet fish for $1.50/lb.
  • Amenities: Fast boat gets you to the good fishing grounds faster.
  • Maximum number of passengers: 6
  • Full day trip is 9 hours vs. typical full day of 8 hours. Early morning trip 2:30am to 11:30am
  • Rate for a private trip up to 6 people (plus 7.17% HI State Tax/Harbor fee): 
    • $1,399 - 9 Hour private
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Maui bottom fishing charter, Maui, Hawaii

Maui Bottom Fishing - Hokua

  • Type of Boat: 40' Power Cat, twin 420HP Jet Drives
  • Captain: Rob Elliott
  • Type of Gear Used: Penn 750's 
  • Fish Disposition: Keep your catch
  • Includes light snacks and beverages
  • Maximum number of passengers: 10 Anglers & 5 Riders
  • Harbor: Departs from Ma'alaea Harbor slip #37
  • Trip times: Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday only
    Morning: Check in 6:30am, Departure 7am, Return 11am.
    Afternoon: Check in 12:30pm, Departure 1:00pm, Return 5:00pm
  • Rates per person including tax and fuel surcharge: 
    Adults - $149.68 (Age 13 and over)
    Child - $121.81 (Age 12 and under)
    Rider - $58.58 (non-fishing observer, max of 5 per trip)
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Hawaii fishing charter in Maui, Hawaii on Hokua

Hokua

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