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FIRE HATT Sportfishing Private Charters

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“captain chuck”(42 reviews)
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Awarded Trip Adviser Certificate of Excellence continuously from 2012 to present, 2018. 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...more
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74-380 Kealakehe Pkwy, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-2721
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Our family of 5 enjoyed the day fishing, snorkelling, watching spinner dolphins and melon-headed whales. We even caught a 35 lb short bill spear fish. Very flexible and accommodating crew. The waters were super calm even for one who can get sea sick easily.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank C1691YXsteveb
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My dad has fished a few years in a row with Fire Hatt and this was our second trip with them. We have numerous options for fishing guides in Hawaii, but these guys have us hooked. Having fished in the Carolinas, Alaska, Tahoe and home...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank adventuresoffizznk
Reviewed 29 December 2018

We really enjoyed our day with Joe and Anthony of Fire Hatt! The weather was perfect and my daughter caught a Blue Marlin. She was really excited! Joe and Anthony really worked as a team to help my daughter reel it in. Then we spent...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 25 December 2018 via mobile

This trip was an amazing experience - even according to our teenage son. The crew really cared about making it the best experience. Our son caught a 200lb marlin!!! Thanks, Chuck and Anthony and Joe!!More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank mds80345
firehatt, Owner at FIRE HATT Sportfishing Private Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 25 December 2018

The fact is we took a young man out Marlin fishing and he is The One who got “hooked” for a lifetime. This is our goal every trip. Making new friends. Since Linda and I began FIRE HATT Sportfishing here in Kona our thought is...More

Reviewed 14 December 2018 via mobile

My boyfriend and I booked a 3/4 day fishing trip a few months ago and finally arrived and went fishing today. Anyone who does any amount of fishing knows that sometimes you spend all day and never catch anything, that being said, we were lucky...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Reviewed 8 October 2018

It’s always hard to know which fishing charter to book with. I read lots of reviews and decided on Fire Hatt. Best decision ever for booking a fishing trip. We fished 2 days, we caught a marlin both days and 3 mahi-mahi. Fishing is always...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Rhonda G
Reviewed 14 September 2018

Paid $1100 plus $150tips for a full day. Not one fish, nada, nothing, zero. Still trying to get over the disappointment. they didn't even try to change the bait or lures to get me the fish. but they wrote down we need to pay the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank John J
firehatt, Owner at FIRE HATT Sportfishing Private Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2018

This review is unfair and a smear attempt. Please check out this "unhappy with his life" reviewer and you will see that he gave 1 Star reviews to everything he did in Hawaii. When we go Charter fishing we are dealing with nature, and no...More

Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

We had a great day fishing with Pat and Joe! They had tons of experience and we learned a lot about fishing and the island during our trip. We got really lucky and caught 2 fish, a short nose spear fish and a 100lb ahi...More

Date of experience: August 2018
4  Thank Shannon M
Reviewed 9 August 2018

We arrived for our charter and were greated by John and Patrick. They said the seas were a little rough for the morning group....we said, "bring it"! Although we only got one bite and it turned into a fishing day and not catching day these...More

Date of experience: August 2018
4  Thank J J
Reviewed 17 July 2018

Excellent crew and boat!! I have been on many fishing charters but this was the best so far. The crew (Joe & Pat) were entertaining and very knowledgeable about fishing and everything else about The Big Island. Vessel was clean and very well maintained. Crew...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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