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Set out to new fishing adventures on the prolific Hawaii waters with Kona Cowboy Sportfishing at the helm! Captain Shawn Slattery runs his charters from the Big Island of Hawaii, the Blue Marlin capital of the world, where the ocean is deep and game fish are abundant.
Whether you’re a novice or pro, you’re going to have a memorable time with this friendly and experienced crew that works very hard to put you on the fish. Whether it’s dinner you’re after, or a trophy Blue Marlin, Capt. Shawn will make it happen.
Hawaii is known for its superb fishing opportunities – the area is the playground of Blue and Striped Marlin, Tuna, as well as Mahi Mahi and Wahoo. Not only do these beautiful fish come in impressive sizes, but they’re also quite close to the shore, and you won’t have to go more than 5 miles offshore to find them.
This charter also specializes in family fishing, ensuring even the youngest anglers have a blast and catch something awesome. Kids of all ages are welcome to join the trip.
Capt. Shawn knows all the best fishing holes and he’s got just the boat to take you to them. His 40’ Bertram is a fishing machine, with plenty of room to accommodate up to 6 people. On board, you’ll have a flybridge to spot schools of fish from afar and a fighting chair to help you battle your massive catch.
With a live bait well, tuna tubes, and outriggers, you’ll have everything you need for a productive fishing day. There’s also ample seating room, a private toilet, and a kitchen on the boat.
Not only will the crew take you to the best action, but they’ll also clean and fillet your catch at the end of the day. There will also be a professional photographer on board and he’ll make sure you have amazing photos to take home. All you need to think about are drinks, snacks, and food.
Kona Cowboy Sportfishing will get you hooked on fantastic Hawaiian fishing and chances are, you’ll always come back for more!
You Keep Catch
Catch cleaning & filleting
Rods, reels & tackle
About the Captain
About this listing
Bertram (Flybridge) originally built in 1977, and restored in 2019. Powered by 2 350HP Cummings engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 25 knots.
Types of Fishing
Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 1 day before the trip date free of charge. If the trip is canceled or modified later, or in the event of a no-show, 100% of the deposit will be charged.
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 3% fee.
Kailua-Kona Fishing Calendar
FAQs about Kona Cowboy Sportfishing
- $800 per group - Half Day Trip (AM) (4 hours)
- $800 per group - Half Day Trip (PM) (4 hours)
- $1,075 per group - 3/4 Day Trip (6 hours)
- $1,200 per group - Full Day Sportsman Trip (8 hours)
- $1,300 per group - Full Day Sportsman (EXTENDED) (10 hours)
- Fighting Chair
- Live Bait Well
- Tuna Tubes
- Ice Box
- Rods, reels & tackle (Shimano Tiagra )
- Live Bait
- Catch cleaning & filleting
- First Mate (20% tip is encouraged)
- Fishing License
- Nearshore Fishing (Our waters drop off 5000ft 3 miles from shore.)
- Offshore Fishing
- Light Tackle
- Heavy Tackle
- Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
- Marlin (Blue)
- Marlin (Striped)
- Spearfish (Shortbill)
- Tuna (Yellowfin)