Kailua Kona Fishing

Kona Fishing

Kailua Kona, Hawaii is one of the top fishing destinations in the Pacific Ocean. Surrounded by mountains and protecting it from the winds, most days the sea conditions are more like that of a lake. With deep waters (over 3,000 feet) only a couple of miles from shore, there are a variety of different species of fish to be caught around Kona.

Several different species of billfish roam Kona waters, making offshore fishing the highlight of any trip. Striped Marlin are around most of the year, but the best time is during the winter. The elusive Spearfish are best during February through April. During April and May there are many Black Markin caught and during the summer lots of Blue Marlin are around.

Besides billfish, Kona has good Tuna fishing with aggressive Big Eye, Yellowfin, and Skipjack Tuna. There are also good catches of Mahi-mahi and Ono (Wahoo). Reef fishing will produce many different species of Grouper and Snapper, but also Amberjack, Giant Trevally, and Sharks.

Kailua Kona Fishing Prediction

Optimal fishing activity will be between 2 - 6 PM on Thursday.

Target Species of Fish

Based on historical data in Kailua Kona, you should target one of the following top 6 species for this time of year:

Recommedations above based on 85 local reports and 7 species of fish for March in Kailua Kona.

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Latest Kailua Kona Fishing Reports

Mike Sabole lands 656 lb Blue Marlin
3/21/2017 7:16:24 PM - Mike Sabole and his sister Cyndi Sabole have fished with us in the past and have had great success. Seeing them in the morning we were eager to get out fishing. Only about 25


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3/14/17
3/19/2017 10:11:25 PM - Day 1 with my friend Lue  and Terrii! Went 1-4 on spearfish! The post 3/14/17 appeared first on Hooked Up.


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Top Kailua Kona Fishing Charters & Guides

High Noon Sport Fishing
Kona sport fishing is world famous for deep sea and big game fishing. And there is no better Kona fishing experience than on Team HighNoon. With Captains Dee, Trevor and Andrew, HighNoon is one of Kona's top rated sport fishing charter boats by b

Lepika Sportfishing
Whether you’ve fished all over the world or are a beginner angler we’ll make sure you have one of the best experiences ever! We specialize in exclusive charters only so you won’t have to worry about other parties fishing alongside you. This allows us

Fire Hatt Sportfishing
FIRE HATT is a Kona fishing charter boat company on the the big island of Hawaii. We specialize in world class sport fishing for big game fish like marlin as well as many other species such as ahi tuna and ono. We also offer, snorkeling, whale watchi

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Top Kailua Kona Bait & Tackle Stores

Pacific Rim Fishing Tackle
Pacific Rim Fishing Tackle is a full-service Fishing Products Store for Big game Fishing located on the Big Island's Kona Coast in Honokohau Harbor. Since 1990 we have been outfitting and educating 1000s of Big Game Fishermen. We sell only qualit

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Top Kailua Kona Marinas

Gentry's Kona Marina
Easy-in/Easy-out for vessels up to 50 tons. Wet dock repair, Engine sales, service & repair (gas, diesel & outboard). Month-to-month storage for both large and small vessels. Large vessel cradle storage for boats up to 50 tons. Covered stacke

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Latest Fishing Spots

Noio Point Ledge
1/22/2016 3:38:59 PM - Nice ledge here that drops quickly.


OBSTRUCTION
5/6/2013 1:48:20 AM - Attributes RECRD 51067 VESSLTERMS OBSTRUCTION FEATURE_TYPE Obstruction - Submerged LATDEC 19.937228 LONDEC -156.160542 GP_QUALITY Med DEPTH 0 SOUNDING_TYPE YEARSUNK HISTORY 51


Alua Beach
4/15/2013 11:30:22 PM -


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Weather Forecast

82°F
Celsius: 28°C
Condition: Partly cloudy
Humidity: 58%
Wind: SSW 11 mph

Weather Forecast
DateWeatherHiLoWind
Wed83°F71°FW 7 mph
Thu84°F73°FW 7 mph
Fri83°F74°FW 7 mph
Sat85°F73°FWNW 8 mph
Sun85°F74°FW 10 mph


Bouy Conditions

Station 51003 - WESTERN HAWAII - 205 NM SW of Honolulu, HI
March 22, 2017 9:50 am HAST
Location: 19.289N 160.569W
Wind Direction: E (90°)
Wind Speed: 13.6 knots
Wind Gust: 17.5 knots
Significant Wave Height: 6.6 ft
Dominant Wave Period: 14 sec
Atmospheric Pressure: 30.12 in (1020.0 mb)
Pressure Tendency: +0.05 in (+1.6 mb)
Air Temperature: 77.0°F (25.0°C)
Water Temperature: 77.7°F (25.4°C)


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