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May 07, 2011

April (2011) Fishing in Kona Hawaii Produces Good Numbers of Spearfish and Striped Marlin

Kona Hawaii Fishing Report for April 2011

April 2011 in Kona delivered a typical late Spring bounty with lots of shortbilled spearfish and striped marlin showing up. According to The Charter Desk, anglers fishing on charter boats out of Kona Hawaii caught a total of 35 Blue Marlin (19 weighed in and 16 tagged and released), 1 Sailfish, 1 Black Marlin, 43 Spearfish (26 weighed in and 17 tagged and released), and 37 Striped Marlin (13 weighed in and 24 tagged and released).

Of the 35 Blue Marlin caught on charters out of Kona this month, 7 fish weighed over 500 lbs and the largest Blue Marlin weighed in during April weighed 609.5 lbs. In addition to the great fishing for blue marlin, striped marlin and spearfish, anglers also caught 33 yellowfin tuna; the largest weighing over 200 lbs.

Don't forget, Kona hosts a number of fishing tournaments here in Hawaii each year. Check out the complete schedule of Hawaii Fishing Tournaments out of Kona on our website or visit the Kona Tournaments web page at or the Hawaiian International Billfish Tournament web page at for more details.

For more information on booking your Hawaii fishing charter on the Humdinger with Captain Jeff Fay, call us today at (800) 926-2374 or (808) 936-3034 cell/boat or Email us on our website.