Illusions Sportfishing

74-380 Kealakehe Parkway
Kailua-Kona HI, United States

Illusions Sportfishing has been operating out of Kailua-Kona since the early 80’s. The area is known for its calm water and big fish, and this fantastic crew pride themselves on being one of the top producers in Kona. In 2015, ‘Illusions’ was the top boat in the prestigious Hawaiian International Tournament.

‘Illusions’ is a clean and comfortable 39’ Topaz flybridge. She features twin 500HP Yanmar engines and quality navigational equipment, ensuring to get you to where the fish are biting fast. The wide back deck provides space for up to six anglers, while the boat is tournament ready with large flybridge and tuna tower, fighting chair, live bait tank, outriggers, downriggers and tuna tubes. For your comfort, she also features air conditioning, full galley, toilet and shower, kitchen with fridge, bed, TV and multimedia system.

Illusions Sportfishing use quality Shimano Tiagra and Fin Nor fishing equipment. They offer a full day of non-stop action chasing Marlin, Wahoo (Ono), Mahi-Mahi (Dolphin Fish), and Yellowfin Tuna (Ahi), depending on the season. The crew provide all fishing gear, tackle, bait, and ice, as well as bottled water - all you need to bring are your preferred drinks, snacks and sunscreen.

No matter if you are fishing for the first time, a dedicated fishing pro, or a family with young children, the Illusions Sportfishing crew will ensure that you have a lifetime worth of memories. Come give them a try!


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About this listing

Boat Specs

Topaz (Flybridge) originally built in 1988. Powered by 2 500HP Yanmar engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 23 knots.

Length
39 ft
Capacity
6 persons
Types of Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Trolling
Targeted Species
 
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
 
Marlin (Blue)

 
Tuna (Yellowfin)
 
Wahoo
Amenities
Toilet
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Fly Fishing Equipment
Bed
Flybridge
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Multimedia System
Wireless Trolling Motor
Outriggers
Tuna Tubes
Spearfishing Equipment
Ice Box
Toilet
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Trip Includes
Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Snacks
Drinks
First Mate
Fishing License
Lunch
Fly Fishing Equipment
Policies
FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 3 days before the trip date.
Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.

Other Policies  
Child Friendly
 
No Smoking
 
You Keep Catch
 
Catch and Release Allowed
Payment

20% deposit charged upfront by FishingBooker to guarantee your reservation. The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the captain on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods: Cash, Visa, Mastercard.

About the Captain

Tim Hicks
Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, United States
Member since March 2016
Captain Tim Hicks was born in Southern California, where he soon discovered a passion for deep sea fishing in and around the Californian and Mexican waters. In 1993, Capt. Tim moved to Kona with his family, where he started working as a charter captain, and has continued to run ‘Illusions’ ever since.

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