Popular Fishing Destinations in Hawaii


The Hawaiian Islands are paradise! The islands have white sand beaches, tropical weather, and the local culture and are one of the best places in the world for deep-sea fishing for you during your Hawaiian vacation. There are many islands in Hawaii, and there is excellent fishing and fantastic Hawaii fishing charter services throughout the islands. The deep blue waters, the fertile grounds of the reefs, shores and inshore flats are all famous for the variety and size of year-round fish waiting for your hook. You don’t know what is waiting to bite during your Hawaii fishing charter, but you know it will be something big and exciting.

In Hawaii, it’s all about the saltwater fishing! World record-sized Blue Marlin are reeled in all of the time here. Bottom fishing in shallow water (60-180 feet) and nearshore fishing lets you target all types of reef varieties, like Gray Snapper(Uku), Long-Tail Red Snapper (Onaga), Short-Tail Red Snapper (Ehu) and the more exotic Ta’ape (Blue Striped Snapper) Nabeta (Deepwater Parrotfish), Moi’lua (rare Hawaiian Goatfish), among others including the humuhumunukunukuapua’a or Hawaiian triggerfish. The greater depths is where the real game for serious anglers starts with Yellowfin Tuna(Ahi), Mahi Mahi, Wahoo(Ono), Sailfish, Striped Marlin, Pacific Blue and Black Marlin and Sharks, like Tiger, Hammerhead, Gray Reef, and Sandbar all cruising in these deep blue water that on many of the islands are closer than you think. After leaving the dock in some areas of the islands, the bottom drops to thousands of feet just off the coast, and the experienced captains of your Hawaii fishing charter know where to take you to put you on the fish, no matter if you want to target one specific fish or multiple fish. There are so many choices for you here, and the only thing you need to worry about is how deep you drop your line.

Hawaii has the largest bonefish in the world and if you have ever wanted to feel the rush of watching your reel scream out and the fight of your life, then going inshore flats on the islands, especially Molokai, is something you need to add to your bucket list.

Along with giant Bonefish(Oio), there are Bluefin Trevally (Omilu), Giant Trevally (Ulua), Ladyfish (Awa Awa), Golden Trevally (Budaguchi) and Barracuda. You can sight fish and throw flies in the water on your Hawaii fishing charter boat as you slowly cruise through the calm waters.

Kona on the Big Island, Oahu, Maui, Molokai, and all other islands have world-class fishing for everyone. You cannot do any better than choosing a vacation in the Aloha State with one of the many Hawaii fishing charters that dot the island’s coasts.

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