If you request all billfish be released and/or would like to take home some “table fish” to eat or share with friends, our skippers ask that you acknowledge the crew is partially paid from the sale of fish and request that some form of compensation that you feel is fair, at least be considered for any hard working crew. The small number of passengers also allows the opportunity to try a greater variety of fishing styles including the use of live baits when available. They fish with either spinning or small open face reels using bait, usually squid strips. His current quest is to catch 100 world.
Some hawaii bottom fishing basics:
Hawaii style bottom fishing. But anglers do get lucky and land much larger fish. Full, 3/4 or 1/2 day fishing charters include all bait, tackle, and ice. Maui tours only operate between may and early december when the whales are not visiting these waters but the big island is in operation year round. Captain dale leverone holds the current hawaii state record for monchong at 20 pounds.
Join benjamin zyons and his staff for some spearfishing and free diving in hawaii’s proving grounds. If you had let them stay home you could have fished all day.