Camelot Sportfishing

Camelot Sportfishing operates out of the famous fishing town of Kona, one of the most renowned sites for big game sportfishing in the world. Marlin, Spearfish, Ono (Wahoo) Ahi (Yellowfin Tuna), and more are waiting in the deep waters just offshore, ready to give anglers the fight of their life.

Captain Robert has been running charters in the area of over 40 years and is widely recognized as one of the most experienced captains in the area. Captain Robert and his son Chris have competed in and won countless tournaments, and the Camelot crew have built a reputation for getting clients hooked on unbelievable catches.

The “Camelot” is a 34’ Bayliner sportfishing boat, which was completely overhauled in 2015 and now comes ready for action, armed with everything you will need for some world-class sportfishing. She also has plenty of luxuries to keep you comfortable in between hook-ups.

The vessel is equipped with GPS and fishfinder to get you in prime position. She boasts a wide variety of lures and a livewell bursting with bait, as well as custom Tuna tubes to tempt in real big game beasts. Her Penn downriggers and custom outriggers will let you find your target, wherever it is lurking.

Camelot Sportfishing is a family-run, family-friendly business, which welcomes anglers of all ages aboard. Captain Robert and his world-class crew will be happy to teach beginners the tricks and techniques which have made them so successful in the Island’s tournaments. They will also confidently guide the most seasoned anglers to their personal best.

All trips come with tackle, bait, and lures. You do not need a fishing license in Hawaii, so all you have to bring is sunscreen. The crew will even clean and fillet your catch at the end of the day, ready to take home and enjoy - you will definitely have worked up an appetite!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $995
    price breakdown
    $995
    We do everything we can to catch. We own our boat and it matters. Plus when we are hooked up we are not burning fuel. All we want to do is stay on fish!
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $875
    price breakdown
    $875
    We do everything we can to catch. We own our boat and it matters. Plus when we are hooked up we are not burning fuel. All we want to do is stay on fish!
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Whale Watch-Snorkle-Fish
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $875
    price breakdown
    $875
    We will fish you to Kealekekua Bay. Captain Cook Monument the best snorkeling in the state. We are one of the only Charter Boats with a Special Use permit for the bay. 2 hours there, 2 hours snorkeling, and 2 hours back. It is our most popular family outing as in 6 hours you can get 3 water activities done instead of 3 days doing these activities separately.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip - Private (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $675
    price breakdown
    $675
    The boat is yours, so spend the morning targeting Ahi, Ono, Spearfish, Marlin, and more!
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip - Private (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    $675
    price breakdown
    $675
    The boat is yours, for the whole afternoon get out there and start fishing for Ahi, Ono, Spearfish, Marlin, and more!
  • Shared trip
    Half Day Trip - Shared (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $350
    price breakdown
    $350
    We do everything we can to catch. We own our boat and it matters. Plus when we are hooked up we are not burning fuel. All we want to do is stay on fish!
  • Shared trip
    Half Day Trip - Shared (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    $350
    price breakdown
    $350
    Spend the afternoon out targeting Blue and Strpied Marlin, Spearfish, Mahi Mahi, Ahi, and Ono on this four-hour afternoon charter.

About the Captain

Robert Hudson
Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, United States
Angler's Choice
1 Fishing Reports
7 Customer Reviews
Response time 2 hours
Member since August 2015
I am an Air Force brat and I have lived all over the United States. My Mom had me fishing every river lake and stream as a kid. When I moved to Southern California I jumped on a big game boat and never looked back. I believe that the Lord put me here to do this.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Marlin (Blue) Marlin (Blue)
Marlin (Striped) Marlin (Striped)
Rainbow Runner Rainbow Runner

Spearfish (Shortbill) Spearfish (Shortbill)
Tuna (Skipjack) Tuna (Skipjack)
Tuna (Yellowfin) Tuna (Yellowfin)
Wahoo Wahoo

Boat Specs

Bayliner (Flybridge) originally built in 1984, and restored in 2015. Powered by 2 170HP Yanmar engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 8 knots.

Length
34 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Offshore Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Trolling
Popping
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Bed
Flybridge
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Outriggers
Tuna Tubes
Toilet
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Bed

Trip Includes

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

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 1 day prior to trip

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.

Listing Policies

Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
No Smoking
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 20% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
Pay remaining balance to captain
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

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Kevin S.
Kailua-Kona, HI
 5.00
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Fun day fishing

VERIFIED   January 17, 2020
Had a great time on the Camelot with captain Robert and crew.  They were very friendly and knowledgeable.  Will do...
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Mike M.
Denver, CO
 5.00
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Best time ever for beginners!

VERIFIED   December 22, 2018
Run up communication was perfect. Everything we needed to know in advance was provided. The startup briefing in the cabin and...
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Full-Day Trip with Captain Hudson and Camelot Sportfishing

VERIFIED   March 30, 2019
Captain Hudson and First Mate Chris were great and definitely know their stuff. We had a great time and lots of action. You...
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Vickie P.
Honolulu, HI
 5.00
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Full day with captain and first mate

VERIFIED   May 10, 2018
Was a GREAT trip with Captain Molly and first mate Austin. Couldn’t of asked for a better crew. Respectful and very...
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Ann G.
Toronto, Ontario
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Excellent day of fishing

VERIFIED   October 13, 2016
Although we weren’t all successful at catching Blue Marlin, we were all successful in trying and had a fabulous time...
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