Capt. Keith Robinson and the Sea Genie II team won largest marlin at the 2022 Lazy Marlin Hunt with their blue weighing in at 942.5 pounds.
Most releases in order from first to third:2 tags - Capt. Tracy Epstien Last Chance1 tag Capt. Tony Clark Mauna Kea1 tag Capt. Mat Bowman
ITB StaffWhile it has been years since most places in the world succumbed to the dink ballyhoo revolution, Hawaiian captains still proudly pull plastic. In some of places where lures still appear, their selection is haphazard¦the old, Grab that one over there and throw a hook in it type thing.
The Sea Genie takes on fuel at Kona Honokohau Harbor. She still looking good and is the only 39 Rybovich ever built. Completed in 1992, the Sea Genie II was purpose-built for Hawaii charter fishing. The boat takes a minimalist approach”you wont find trim tabs (which arent necessary in Kona
Kona Tournaments”So the good news is, Kona fishing is back in business.
The inter-island quarantine is to be lifted on June 16, allowing local residents to move freely around the state. The Governor said this week that he will address the topic of lifting the inbound visitor quarantine next week. At
Kona, Hawaii, as most know, is considered to be the birthplace of the modern trolling lure. Trolling a spread of lures armed with hooks is now the most popular method of fishing here. Our mostly calm water definitely allows for a nice presentation of your lures and also allows you
For much of the past six decades, Captain Kerwin Masunaga has been mugging fish of all kinds around Kona, Hawaii. While others care for limelight and accolades, Kerwin is concerned with catching fish and enjoying time on the water with his friends and family.
While Kerwin dedication to his craft is
Kona Tournaments ” Fishing continues to hold steady along the Kona coast, in between cold fronts and bouts of north wind.
At least 15 blues over 500 pounds and 1 black estimated to have been 700+ were reported in January. February has generated back to back cold fronts which dropped heavy snow on
If youve been around fishing long enough to stay calm when a giant marlin materializes in your baits, one thing that strikes you is that they appear to be keeping up with your trolling speed with absolute ease - almost effortlessly. When you combine this visual with the astonishing bulk
InTheBite received a cooking-101 at Keoni's Point of View in Kona, Hawaii and the restaurant delivered. The seafood hotspot, which sits on the west side of the island, is well-known for its fresh fish dishes”from Hawaiian-style poke to smoked marlin dip”that come out of the busy kitchen.
Owners and husband and
Jack Leverone, Mate aboard the Sea Genie II, captained by Gene Vanderhoek, provides tips and tricks on how to set up a fighting chair and fight blue marlin on heavy tackle. Shot on location in Kona, Hawaii.