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Welcome to Camelot Kona Fishing Charters, where we offer unforgettable deep sea, big game fishing adventures off the stunning Kona coast. Our charters are perfect for families with a kid-friendly environment. At the same time, serious anglers can fulfill their bucket list dreams with the wide variety of fish we catch.

We also offer custom charters, including whale watching, snorkeling, and swimming with dolphins. With 40 years of experience, Captain Robert is recognized as one of the best fishermen in Hawaii, and our family-run local business brings a personal touch to every trip. The waters off the Kona coast are some of the most productive in the world, ensuring an exciting and bountiful fishing experience.

Robert and Cyndee Hudson, the co-captains of Camelot Sportfishing, are renowned fishing experts with over 50 years of experience. They have been consistently winning sportfishing tournaments in Hawaii, are among the top-five trophy fish catchers on the Kona Coast, and are well-known in Hawaii’s sportfishing community. With their expertise, they know where and how to catch the biggest fish in any weather conditions. They cater to every level of experience and are family-friendly. They are always willing to teach newcomers about the joy of offshore big-game sport fishing.

Camelot Kona Fishing Charters offers a top-notch fishing experience aboard their 34-foot pleasure craft, the Camelot. Equipped with state-of-the-art technology like GPS and fish finders, custom Tuna tubes, Penn downriggers, and custom outriggers and, of course, a fighting chair, this boat has everything you need for a successful fishing trip. It also boasts clean restrooms, a refrigerator, and ample space for guests to relax and enjoy the ride. With plenty of power to handle any water conditions, the Camelot is truly fit for a king.

Species targeted are the biggest game fish off the Kona coast of Hawaii, including the granddaddy of all game fish – the Blue Marlin. Also on the list are Mahi Mahi, known for their incredibly fast swimming speeds and huge size. Ono, or wahoo, are among the fastest fish in the world, while the Ahi, or yellowfin tuna, tests an angler’s strength and endurance. Along with these are many other billfish like black and striped marlin, sailfish, broadbill and short bill swordfish, and short bill spearfish. The reefs also hold impressive catches, including Large Snapper, Grouper, and Amberjack.

Camelot Kona Fishing Charters is renowned for employing various effective techniques to maximize the chances of catching fish depending on what you are targeting and the conditions. Light Tackle and Heavy Tackle are popular methods that cater to different preferences. Trolling, using live bait or high speed, is also effective. Bottom fishing and Popping help catch certain species. Deep Sea Fishing is another way to reel in the big fish. Captains use sophisticated equipment like tuna tubes, outriggers, and downriggers to ensure a successful day on the water.

We offer a range of exciting and customizable packages for every level of fishing enthusiast. From half-day trips to full-day excursions, our experienced guides will take you to the best fishing spots around.

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  • Jody Gilmore
    Jody Gilmore
    a week ago

    Camelot Sport fishing was the best experience I’ve ever had on a charter. Captain Robert and his son Christopher not only know what they are doing but they made it feel like home. I have a lot of years fishing and today took the cake. Comfortable, welcoming and they worked hard for us.

  • Karm S
    Karm S
    2 weeks ago

    I was so happy with my fishing trip. We booked a 4-hr private charter and it was worth every penny! Lyle and Makai were wonderful. It was my first time sportfishing and they were excellent at coaching me to bring in a 10ft marlin!! We also brought in 2 short billed spearfish and we just missed the ahi tuna. Besides being great fishermen, it was great to talk to them and learn more about Hawaii from true locals, born and raised. The boat was extremely clean and it was evident that they take excellent care of their equipment. I could not have asked for a better experience and if I ever come back to Hawaii-I will book with them again.

  • Joseph Matusick
    Joseph Matusick
    a month ago

    8 hour trip for my family (including grandfather and children) went absolutely perfect for us thanks to the guys at Camelot charters. Lincoln (captain) and Makai (deckhand) met us promptly at the dock and we were on our way. We fished our way out to captain cook reef so we could take a break and do some snorkeling. Makai was super generous with information about history and culture of Hawaii. He essentially helped us plan out several days of our weeklong trip with must do/must see activities from the Hawaiian perspective. Lincoln was super chill and had great stories of the fish and fishing from his 40+ years of working on fishing boats around Hawaii. Snorkeling experience was fantastic….were able to get hosed off with fresh water on the boat, and had our lunch. After that we asked if we could change gears and target Ono, as we were looking for some fish to eat for our stay. They were super eager to do this for us by changing lures/tactics and taking a shallower trolling pass for the afternoon. We ended up with 2 Ono which they cleaned and bagged for us, this has allowed us to save a lot of money rather than eating out by eating our own delicious fresh fish. 3 meals and counting. Boat was super clean, very professional, and I feel like we really got just as good an experience as we could’ve ever hoped for. Thanks so much to Camelot charters for making this memory for our 3 generations of family.

  • Stanley Jackson
    Stanley Jackson
    2 weeks ago

    The experience was phenomenal. Lyle and Cassie were outstanding. We caught a lot of fish including a hundred pound tuna. All of us had a wonderful time. I highly recommend Camelot and we will go with them again on a return trip to the big island.

  • Wally Wallace
    Wally Wallace
    2 months ago

    10/10. I went on a six hour trip with in a party of four. It was a very good experience, we got a baby blue marlin (which is apparently the only type of blue marlin that's good eating), three yellow-fin tuna, and one skipjack. It was really awesome fishing up a blue marlin. The crew was really nice and good at their job (Thank you captain Roberts and Christopher). They filleted the fish for us right on the docks, the scraps attract a lot of fish, and even turtles sometimes. Even our group of ten couldn't eat a whole blue marlin, even a baby, before it went bad, but luckily Camelot gave away the extra meat to their friends and family, no waste. I had a wonderful experience, would reccomend.

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