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Maui Fishing



Maui Fishing Forecast

Target Species of Fish

Based on historical data for fishing Maui, you should target one of the following species for this time of year:
  1. Bluestripe Snapper

  2. Bluestripe Snapper

    There is a 24.79% catch rate for Bluestripe Snapper, based on 30 Bluestripe Snapper counted.

    Maui Bluestripe Snapper Counts Chart
    Bluestripe

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  3. Spearfish

  4. Spearfish

    There is a 18.18% catch rate for Spearfish, based on 22 Spearfish counted.

    Maui Spearfish Counts Chart
    Spearfish

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  5. Peacock Hind

  6. Peacock Hind

    There is a 17.36% catch rate for Peacock Hind, based on 21 Peacock Hind counted.

    Maui Peacock Hind Counts Chart
    Peacock

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  7. Blue Marlin

  8. Blue Marlin

    There is a 15.7% catch rate for Blue Marlin, based on 19 Blue Marlin counted.

    Maui Blue Marlin Counts Chart
    Blue

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  9. Bluefin Trevally

  10. Bluefin Trevally

    There is a 9.92% catch rate for Bluefin Trevally, based on 12 Bluefin Trevally counted.

    Maui Bluefin Trevally Counts Chart
    Bluefin

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  11. Striped Marlin

  12. Striped Marlin

    There is a 7.44% catch rate for Striped Marlin, based on 9 Striped Marlin counted.

    Maui Striped Marlin Counts Chart
    Striped

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  13. Greater Amberjack

  14. Greater Amberjack

    There is a 4.13% catch rate for Greater Amberjack, based on 5 Greater Amberjack counted.

    Maui Greater Amberjack Counts Chart
    Greater

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  15. Giant Trevally

  16. Giant Trevally

    There is a 2.48% catch rate for Giant Trevally, based on 3 Giant Trevally counted.

    Maui Giant Trevally Counts Chart
    Giant

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Recommendations above based on 8 species of fish and 121 fish counted for May around Maui.

To date, there are 29 species of fish and a total of 3710 fish counted for Maui and within a 30 mile (48 km) radius since 1/1/1820 (204 years).

Last Update: 5/21/2024 1:23:25 AM

*** PLEASE NOTE ***
Please check local, state/province, and federal laws before fishing for any species found on this site. All data is based on historical data found for this area, and in some cases as far back as the year 1600.

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The Top 10 Fishing Spots for Maui are the following:

  1. Makena Reef
    This is a good spot to catch Giant Trevally or Ulua. Live mullet is the bait of choice for many. There are also many different reef fish found here. I caught a Christmas Wras


  2. Makena Shore Spot
    Good shoreline spot to wet a line. Caught many small reef fish, including Spotted Coral Blenny and Manybar Goatfish


  3. Mr. Bump


  4. Grander Alley


  5. M-077


  6. M-076


  7. Kanapou Bay
    Kanapou Bay


  8. Hana Kai Rocks
    Decent place to fish on the rocks behind the condos here. There are several pipes in concrete here to hold your fishing poles.


  9. Hump
    Hump


  10. Ledge
    Ledge


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Latest Maui Fishing Reports

  • Makena Reef
    This is a good spot to catch Giant Trevally or Ulua. Live mullet is the bait of choice for many. There are also many different reef fish found here. I caught a Christmas Wras


  • Makena Shore Spot
    Good shoreline spot to wet a line. Caught many small reef fish, including Spotted Coral Blenny and Manybar Goatfish


  • Hawaiian Game Fish All Year Round!
    You don't have to be an experienced fisherman to have some fun! Little Kattie hooked up and handled the equipment like a pro. Even taking some time out for a photo opp. Katti


  • Giant Trevally!
    On November 20th 2001 Martha Hutton and her husband Mark went out for an evening of fishing for Giant Trevally or "Ulua" (Hawaiian name). Our son Tyler had just caught the Ju


  • Surface fish and some BIG bottom fish!
    This is one GIANT TREVALLY! This incredible fish was caught on a live bait on our downrigger by a 10 year old girl on June 28th 2003. With some help from our crew she was abl


  • Wahoo Gray Snapper and Mahi Mahi!
    One of the fastest fish in the ocean these Wahoo (or "Ono" in Hawaiian) can hit a lure at 15 mph or more! More common in the summer months are the smaller 15 to 30 lb. models


  • Striped Marlin And Blue Marlin!
    STRIPED MARLIN! Winter months are our best for"Striped Marlin". These smaller Marlin put up a great fight and are often found in schools where you can get multiple hook ups.


  • Barracuda Kaku
    " KAKU" (Barracuda) This "Kaku" belongs to Lauren Leifson and was 58 inches long! We managed to tag and release the fish without loosing any fingers! Hawaiian Barracuda get H


  • THE POWER OF BAIT!
    This is the "Snicker's Bar"of the Hawaiian Islands! We catch these Mackerel and use them for bait both on the surface and down deep. Using light spinning gear with five flies


  • FISH WITH TEETH!
    This is a 60 lb Barracuda that could use some dental work! We tagged and released the fish to scare someone else another day. A 40 lb. Wahoo has a mouth full of razor blade t


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Top Maui Bait & Tackle Stores

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Top Maui Fishing Charters & Guides

  1. Aloha Blue Charters


  2. Luckey Strike Charters
    Big Game fishing or Small Game fishing, heavy tackle or light tackle, trolling or bottom fishing, you’ve come to the right place! For over 35 years Tad and Cindy Luckey have been guiding anglers to battle Giant Blue Marlin, Striped Marlin, Spearfis

  3. Die Hard Sport Fishing


  4. Start Me Up Sport Fishing
    Join us aboard one of Start Me Up Sport Fishing's 42-ft. custom sportfishers and have a hand at catching the fish of a lifetime. We provide all of the tackle you need while out on the azure blue waters of Maui as well as Coast Guard licensed and

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