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FIRE HATT Sportfishing Private Charters

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74-380 Kealakehe Pkwy, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-2721
+1 808-987-0038
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Overall Good Trip with disappointing ending ...

First , Chuck, owner operator, was professional, on time and a knowledgable fisherman. The boat was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Chip R

After reading the good reviews on Yelp and TripAdvisor, I contacted Fire Hatt to schedule a charter... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Awarded Trip Adviser Certificate of Excellence in 2012 and 2013. Specializing in sportfishing for marlin, ahi, mahi mahi and ono. Our fishing tours explore the Kona coast wherever the fish are biting. We offer half day, 3/4 day, and full day fishing Adventures and also a family favorite combination snorkel (all gear provided) and fishing trips.
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74-380 Kealakehe Pkwy, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-2721
+1 808-987-0038

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First , Chuck, owner operator, was professional, on time and a knowledgable fisherman. The boat was clean, fishing equipment modern and maintained. A continental breakfast was served with an afternoon snack. We left marina at about 6:20 am. By 8:30 am two Mahi-Mahi (Dorado) about...More

Thank Chip R
firehatt, Owner at FIRE HATT Sportfishing Private Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We had the start of a great day catching. There was never a mention of using baits rather than lures as we were working a current line, for those who know fishing. I was concerned as what seemed like nice guys proceeded to drink much...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After reading the good reviews on Yelp and TripAdvisor, I contacted Fire Hatt to schedule a charter for my husband and son. We were arriving on the 9am Kona flight, so I asked Chuck if a later start was acceptable. I was assured it was...More

1  Thank tgsapo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked a 3/4 day trip on the Fire Hatt during our trip to the Big Island for our 10th anniversary. We had an amazing day on the water and I checked off a bucket list experience with a catch and release of a 250...More

Thank JoelRC535
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great trip despite rough waters. Stopped to snorkel at the amazing Captain Cook monument. Almost finished the day empty handed when suddenly we had a bite! Not the Marlin my husband would have liked but a beautiful tuna instead. Jack and Joe were...More

Thank Kati S
Reviewed 15 September 2017

My wife and I booked a half day fishing charter last week on vacation. It was my wife's first time offshore fishing and we could have not asked for a better boat and crew. Captain Joe and mate Jack were great. They did a great...More

Thank 336jake
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Chuck and Linda Wilson along with their awesome crew helped me to realize my fishing experience of a life time. This is a must do activity aboard the Fire Hatt. This machine is an immaculate 43' Hatteras rigged with the best fishing gear and electronics...More

Thank drifter3337
Reviewed 29 July 2017

A few things a first timer should understand about fishing for Marlin. I am a very experienced fisherman - fresh water, fly fishing, shallow water fishing off the Texas Coast, and deep sea fishing in various parts of the country. Marlin are the ultimate game...More

Thank MS7P
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Have been out with a few different charters in kona, this boat is by far the best. Captain and deck hand are a class act and will put you on the fish. Highly recommend these guys.

Thank Todd D
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Let me start with the basics. The boat is well appointed and very comfortable. The Captian Joe and Mate Jack are great guys. Fun to talk to and very knowledgable.The equipment is top notch. I booked a six hour trip for me and my three...More

Thank Michael P
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Booked a 6-hour day charter on Tuesday with Captain Joe and Mate Jack. Both of these men have a sincere customer-orientation and infectious sense of humor. Told them I wanted to specifically target billfish...and they did not disappoint. First hookup was a 150-175 lb. blue...More

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