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Finest Kind Sportfishing

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Address: Slip #7 Lahaina Harbor, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761
Phone Number:
877 688 0999

FINEST KIND SPORT FISHING is the only Owner Operated, and 3rd generation,...

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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Caught Mahi Mahi

The crew is extremely experienced, and captain Dave is very knowledgeable about Hawaiian fishing. The deck hand, Jimmy, has a great passion for the sport and it shows in his... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2016
Everett, Washington
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had an amazing day with Captain Dave and Drew! We booked the 6 hour charter and had an amazing time! While we didn't get a ton of bites we did reel in 1 359lb Blue Marlin which put up over an hour fight! I would definitely recommend them for families, couples and friends!

Thank Amy S
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Reviewed 15 January 2017

We booked a 1/2 day private charter with Capt. Dave and Jimmy - both great guys who have decades of experience in sport fishing. they both truly WANT you to catch some great fish just as much as you do. We didn't catch anything for the first couple of hours and then they started biting. At the end of the... More 

1 Thank David H
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Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Had a great time! Caught some fish but when it was time to filet the fish the crew tried hard to keep the best fish to sell for themselves. Paid $600 dollars to not be able to taste any of the fish we caught. Felt scammed.

Thank Tylar F
Sarahsville, Ohio
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3 reviews
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Had a great time. Booked an all day fishing trip for my son, son-n-law, and myself. Caught yellow fin tuna (Ahi), one Mahi Mahi, and two blue Marlins. Hooked the two blue marlins at same time - action packed fun. Ask for Captain "Killer" and Jimmie the non stop action deck hand. A fishing trip of a lifetime - another... More 

Thank gonbassn
Maui, Hawaii
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Reviewed 12 October 2016

I have been fishing before but never with "PRO'S" like these guys!! Captain Dave understands fish and how they think and Jimmie's true passion to catch the fish and teach you how to reel them in was truly a wonderful high on life experience for me!!!! I am a 58 year old woman who joined a party of 3 men... More 

1 Thank kdgoblue
Everett, Washington
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Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

The crew is extremely experienced, and captain Dave is very knowledgeable about Hawaiian fishing. The deck hand, Jimmy, has a great passion for the sport and it shows in his intensity. We really enjoyed them both. There were 6 guys in our group and we caught 6 Mahi and lost one marlin. It was a great day all around. You... More 

Thank SeaSalted
Dothan, Alabama
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Reviewed 30 August 2016

We booked a half day trip that we shared with another couple. The price was fair, and I've always wanted to go for the trophies in Hawaii. It turns out that winter is probably the worst time for big game fishing in Hawaii, and they tell me that summer is best. Furthermore, I am told the Big Island (Hawaii) has... More 

Thank Ed S
Dallas, Texas
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Reviewed 3 August 2016

Capt Dave and Jimmy were fantastic. Have been on several deep sea fishing trips all over the world. These guys are real pro's, who work their tails off. Did not get a Marlin, but they were hell bent on it. My next trip to Maui, I will plan on a three day trip with them. Boat was clean, cabin was... More 

1 Thank mpmd580
Castle Rock, Colorado
1 review
Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

Great time on Finest Kind with Randy and Jimmy. Booked a four hour shared and had two Ono within the first hour. Had another bite later and landed a tuna in the last hour. Even without the fish, would have been a great trip. Randy and Jimmy worked hard for us and made sure we were happy throughout the trip.... More 

Thank kmitze
Marathon, Florida
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Reviewed 20 May 2016

We live in the Florida Keys and are avid sports fisherman. We just wanted to go fishing in Maui. We already knew that the chance of catching nothing was high unlike at home. It came true...LOL. Had some real strong bites in the morning, but we couldn't get them in the boat. It wasn't for the lack of trying. The... More 

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