Kailua-Kona, Hawaii is known worldwide for its calm waters, Blue Marlin and big game fishing. There really is no better way to experience this bountiful fishery — as well as jaw-dropping scenery — than with High Noon Sport Fishing charters!

Captains Dee Bradford is at the helm, and he has being fishing the Kona waters for over 20 years professionally — he knows them like the back of his hand! He loves nothing more than getting to know his clients so that he can provide them with a completely customized experience. Whether you want to battle with Blue Marlin or target something tastier like Wahoo or Mahi Mahi in the tranquil flats, Captain Dee is there to provide you with a totally unique adventure.

You’ll be spending your time on a 34’ Blackfin cruiser, often considered to be one of the finest sport fishing boats ever designed.  Not only can she comfortably accommodate 6 anglers, but she’s also decked out with a large shaded fly bridge that provides elevated and cushioned seating for all guests. It’s the perfect spot to view the Kona Coast scenery while trolling for gigantic Blue Marlin!

She’s also fully fitted with all the latest navigational and safety equipment, including autopilot, GPS, and Fishfinder. You’ll be arriving wherever the fish are biting in comfort, safety, and style. She also comes equipped with a fully enclosed head, so expect a toilet, mirror, sink and faucet, and fresh water.

Both new and experienced anglers alike are welcome aboard High Noon Sport Fishing charters — whether you’re a seasoned fisherman or complete novice, there’s something for everyone!

Your trip includes the finest rods and reels, as well as lures and live bait. Your fishing license will also be provided, so all that’s left is for you to book an adventure with High Noon Sport Fishing Charters !



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 11:00 AM
    $725
    This afternoon trip is perfect for little ones who are just discovering their sea legs. You'll be able to have a lie in and a hearty lunch before heading out to the water, but will still have plenty of opportunity to reel in an impressive Blue Marlin or Mahi Mahi. Very family friendly! Your fishing license is included.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $775
    If you're an early riser, opt for this morning trip and head for the flat water, close to shore, where you'll target giant Blue Marlin, Striped Marlin, Spearfish, Wahoo and Mahi Mahi. A battle with one of these big game fish is the perfect way to wake yourself up! Your fishing license is included.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $1,025
    Perfect for anglers of all skill levels who feel like spending more time on the water! Ready to battle some big game fish? You'll be targeting the likes of Blue Marlin, which are available year round, Mahi Mahi, and more. Your fishing license is included.
    Targeted fish
    Marlin (Blue)
    Blue Marlin
    Sailfish
    Sailfish
    Tuna (Yellowfin)
    Yellowfin Tuna
    Wahoo
    Wahoo
    Spearfish (Shortbill)
    Shortbill Spearfish
    Marlin (Striped)
    Striped Marlin
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $1,250
    Why not spend a day on the water, taking in the stunning scenery of the Kona Coast as well as battling some big game fish? You'll be fishing our calm water close to shore for Blue Marlin, Striped Marlin, Ahi Tuna, Mahi Mahi, Wahoo and more. Is there a particular species you want to target, or a technique you'd love to try? High Noon Sport Fishing prides itself on offering fully customizable trips, so get in touch with your captain! Fishing license included.
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FAQs about High Noon Sport Fishing

High Noon Sport Fishing offers the following trips to customers:
  • $725 per group - Half Day Trip (PM) (4 hours)
  • $775 per group - Half Day Trip (AM) (4 hours)
  • $1,025 per group - 3/4 Day Trip (6 hours)
  • $1,250 per group - Full Day Trip (8 hours)

When you book a trip with High Noon Sport Fishing, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • Fighting Chair
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Flybridge
  • Live Bait Well
  • Multimedia System
  • Outriggers
  • Tuna Tubes
  • Ice Box
  • Radio
  • Radar

Trips booked with High Noon Sport Fishing include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • First Mate
  • Fishing License

High Noon Sport Fishing offers the following types of fishing:
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing

High Noon Sport Fishing offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Trolling
  • Jigging
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with High Noon Sport Fishing include:
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Marlin (Blue)
  • Marlin (Striped)
  • Spearfish (Shortbill)
  • Wahoo

About the Captain

Dee Bradford
Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, United States
ID & License verified
63 Customer reviews
Response time 3 hours
Member since October 2014
Captain Dee Bradford started fishing in Kona in the early 80s, and hasn't stopped since! He's owned and operated High Noon Sport Fishing charters for the past 25 years. Capt. Dee, who has been profiled in media such as Marlin Magazine and Deep Sea Fishing Network, loves nothing more than showing his anglers the nuances of Kona fishing. Describing the underwater terrain, discovering ledges and bouys where smaller fish congregate, demonstrating the fish finders and chart plotters which help immensely in finding fish...you name it, and he'll fill you in on all the 'need to know' information! When it comes to fishing, Capt. Dee loves trialing new techniques and sharing tricks and tips with fellow anglers. How about his favourite catches? Well, he has three 900 lb plus Blue Marlin under his belt, to name a few. On High Noon, you are not just a spectator but an integral part of the fishing experience, so come aboard and get ready to reel 'em in!

About this listing

Targeted species

Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Marlin (Blue) Blue Marlin
Marlin (Striped) Striped Marlin
Spearfish (Shortbill) Shortbill Spearfish

Boat specs

Blackfin (Cruiser) originally built in 1985, and restored in 2017. Powered by 2 435HP CAT engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 30 knots.

Length
34 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of fishing

Offshore Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Trolling
Jigging
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
Fighting Chair
GPS
Fishfinder
Flybridge
Live Bait Well

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
First Mate
Fishing License

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 7 days prior to trip

You can cancel or modify your booking up to 7 days before the trip date, free of charge. If you cancel or modify your booking later, or fail to show up, you'll forfeit 100% of what you've paid.

Listing policies

Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 10% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% deposit to guarantee your reservation.

The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:

Cash
Visa
Mastercard

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Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
4.6 / 5
out of 5 stars from 63 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.8 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.5 / 5
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Skipjack tuna
Wahoo
Fun anniversary trip
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
86%
Friendly captain
98%
Recommend this charter
89%
Appropriate for children
90%
Satisfied with the boat
96%
Catch intended fish
66%
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Jennifer B.
Cleburne, TX
Excellent
4.7 / 5
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4.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
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Fun anniversary trip

VERIFIED   NEW  3/4 Day Trip on May 8, 2023
Booked 2 full days with Captain Kenny on the Sundowner. He and the deckhand, Tevin, were very polite, patient and knowledgeable....
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Kathy R.
Trafalgar, IN
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
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3/4 day trip with Captain Dave and Darren

VERIFIED   NEW  3/4 Day Trip on May 25, 2023
High Noon Fishing delivered! Captain Dave and Darren were great to work with from the start. Accommodating, welcoming and explained...
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Jason L.
Wentzville, MO
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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4 hour morning trip with Captain Kevin

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on March 19, 2023
Me and the boys had an excellent morning of fishing with Captain Kevin Hiney with Ku’uipo Sportfishing. His crew was top...
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Ken D.
Seattle, WA
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Full day trip on Sundowner

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on June 30, 2022
Full day on Sundowner with my 13 year old son and a captain Kenny. We had an amazing time, the crew was really friendly and...
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Jeff C.
Pasco, WA
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This trip was awesome, started immediately with a Spearfish while Jason was explaining how to use the equipment.  Over the...
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