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Lepika Sportfishing

Honokohau Harbor, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
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Catch of a lifetime!

Had a great time out on the Lepika on May 23rd! Captain Russ runs a tight ship- we had a full... read more

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A TripAdvisor Member
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Great Trip on the Lepika!

Went out with Captain Russ on May 19th with my buddy Eddie and our wives. Talk about a great trip... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
D478QEandrewt
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Annapolis, MD
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Honokohau Harbor, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had a great time out on the Lepika on May 23rd! Captain Russ runs a tight ship- we had a full spread of lures out with in 20 minutes of boarding with no deckhand to assist him. The boat is immaculate and comfortable which made...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went out with Captain Russ on May 19th with my buddy Eddie and our wives. Talk about a great trip and a great Captain! Right from the start Russ put us on a nearly 600lb Blue Marlin and continued to work tweaking the spread, gather...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I did a full day trip with Russ on 4/14/18, and we had a great time. I've been out on a fair number of bluewater fishing trips, and I have to say, Russ is far and away the most, efficient, skillful, and...More

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Reviewed April 5, 2018

I have fished with Russ twice- first time caught a blue marlin- took about an hour to get her to the boat- tagged and released- crazy exciting- I have fished all over the western US and that was an amazing experience- second time we hooked...More

Thank Nigel1970
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Reviewed July 30, 2017

Russ took us out on July 20th for a full day trip. My family of five, including my wife and daughter, went on the trip and he was courteous throughout. While we all had jetlag and dramamine induced drowsiness, causing us to sleep through part...More

Thank 89malaboo
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Reviewed July 5, 2017 via mobile

Had a stellar time on the water with Russ. And I am not just saying that because we caught a lot of fish. I did a solo trip as everyone else in my party dropped out and we had a whirlwind adventure going from chill...More

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Reviewed January 14, 2016

We were recommended to go with Russ by a local friend from Kona. Although we didn't get to reel up a fish, Russ worked super hard and tried everything he could to catch us something. His boat was super comfortable, super clean and we would...More

1  Thank O9839OWandreat
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Reviewed October 18, 2015 via mobile

I chose to fish with Russ based on review on trip advisor...all the positive comments are spot on. Russ works super hard to find you fish and uses multiple techniques including trolling, live baiting and green sticking. We started off catching live bait which was...More

1  Thank Kenny G
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Reviewed August 18, 2015

My Father and I fished with Russ once before in 2013 and he found us some really nice fish. This time however we struck gold! We fished with Russ for three days during the last week of July (2015) and caught ten Ahi (Yellowfin Tuna)....More

4  Thank Michael M
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Reviewed June 27, 2015

This was our second time fishing aboard the Lepika, the first time, a couple of years ago, my two son put a 96 and a 115 pound Ahi on the deck. During that trip I was impressed with both Russ and the boat. Russ keeps...More

6  Thank Dave S
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