Hawaii fishing adventures & charters

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Charter Sport Fishing Boats in Maui

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HINATEA
  • Type of Boat: 41' Hatteras, twin diesel
  • Captains: Greg France
  • Type of Gear Used: Finor and Penn International with light tackle available
  • Fish Disposition: Tag & Release of Billfish and will cut table fish for customers upon request.
  • Amenities: Smooth riding boat. 
  • Maximum number of passengers: 6 (kids must be min 8 years old)
  • Specialty trips offered: Whale watching, sunset cruises, cocktail cruises, etc. $475 for 2 hours, $200/hour for additional hours.
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  • Rates (plus 7.17% HI State Tax/Harbor fee): 

Full day private: $1,195

3/4 day private: $1095

1/2 day private: $895

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START ME UP
  • Type of Boat: 37' Bertram (42' length overall), twin diesel
  • Captain: Doug Armfield
  • Type of Gear Used: Penn International IGFA rigged (20lb - 130lb)
  • Fish Disposition: Will tag & release billfish upon request & fillet fish for $1.50/lb.
  • Amenities: Air Conditioned, fast boat
  • Maximum number of passengers: 6
  • Note: Start Me Up operates several Bertram 37' boats.  All are priced the same as shown below.
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  • Rates (plus 7.17% HI State Tax/Harbor fee):

Full day private: $1399

1/2 day private: $699

3/4 day private: $1099

Shared Trip: $169, $219 or $279/person

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"CUZ"
  • Type of Boat: 42' Dorado, twin diesel
  • Captain: Operated by Start Me Up Sportfishing
  • Type of Gear Used: Penn International & Shimano (20lb - 130lb) Stand up gear available.
  • Fish Disposition: Will tag & release billfish upon request & fillet fish for $1.50/lb.
  • Amenities: Specializes in bottom fishing, open boat, huge fishing deck (note bridge is only large enough for the captain so is not accessible to passengers)
  • Maximum number of passengers: 6
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  • Rates (plus 7.17% HI State Tax/Harbor fee):

Full day private: $1399

1/2 day private: $699

3/4 day private: $1099

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ACTION
  • Type of Boat: 35' Blackfin, twin diesel
  • Captain: Operated by Start Me Up Sportfishing
  • Type of Gear Used: Penn International & Shimano (20lb - 130lb) Stand up gear available.
  • Fish Disposition: Will tag & release billfish upon request & fillet fish for $1.50/lb.
  • Amenities: Fast boat gets you to the good fishing grounds faster.
  • Maximum number of passengers: 6
  • Full day trip is 9 hours vs. typical full day of 8 hours. Early morning trip 2:30am to 11:30am
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  • Rate (plus 7.17% HI State Tax/Harbor fee): Full day 9 hour private $1399

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BOTTOM FISHING
  • Type of Boat: 40' Power Cat, twin 420HP Jet Drives
  • Captain: Rob Elliott
  • Type of Gear Used: Penn 750's 
  • Fish Disposition: Keep your catch
  • Includes light snacks and beverages
  • Maximum number of passengers: 10 Anglers & 5 Riders
  • Harbor: Departs from Ma'alaea Harbor slip #37
  • Trip times: Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday only
    Check in 12:30pm, Departure 1:00pm, Return 5:00pm
  • Rates per person including tax and fuel surcharge: 
    Adults - $149.68 (Age 13 and over)
    Child - $121.81 (Age 12 and under)
    Rider - $58.58 (non-fishing observer, max of 5 per trip)
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HOKUA
Shared and private trips available
  • Type of Boat: 40' Power Cat
  • Engines: Twin 420HP Yanmar Jet Drives
  • Harbor: Ma'alaea Harbor
  • Maximum passengers: Certified for 36
Hokua is one of only a few Maui boats Coast Guard certified to take more than 6 passengers.  Hokua offers private fishing and cusom trips as well as shared trips for fishing, snorkeling and whale watching.  Click below for more information:
Private Offshore Fishing Charters
Private Custom Charters
Morning Snorkel Trips- Shared
Afternoon Bottom Fishing Trips - Shared
Whale Watching Trips - Shared

Why is booking ahead especially important in for fishing in Maui? Click here to find out.
How does fishing in Maui compare to the famous Kona coast? Click here to find out
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WHAT TO DO NEXT

Once you have chosen a boat for your Maui fishing trip you can click on the inquiry/reservation links above or if you would like assistance choosing a boat or have general questions, simply click here to e-mail or call us toll free 1-877-388-1376 and we will answer your questions and/or make the reservations for you.  It's that simple.  All you need to do is show up at the boat ready to fish Maui! 

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