Yellow Tales Fishing Adventures

Wanaao Road
Kailua HI, United States

Yellow Tales Fishing Adventures provides the ultimate in offshore adventures, taking groups up to 40 miles out to hit the FADs and blue waters in search of big game pelagic species such as Marlin, Mahi Mahi, Ahi (Tuna) and Ono (Wahoo). With over 30 years of experience and a 99 percent catch rate, there is no better boat to charter for that perfect fishing trip.

You will be fishing aboard 30 ft Surratt sportsfisherman rigged to the gills to guarantee and awesome day out. She can cruise at up to 30 knots to make sure you waste as little time as possible getting to the best spots, and comes equipped with top-of-the-line electronics and tournament-grade fishing gear, as well as outriggers to give your lines the best spread.

The thing that makes Yellow Tales Fishing Adventures special is that their number one priority is making sure everyone on board catches some great fish. Captain John works closely with a network of local captains to always stay up to date on where the best catch is, and deliberately keeps his capacity at 4 anglers increase the odds of everybody landing some fish.

The catch from every trip is taken and prepared by the captain, and is shared out the next day, once it has been cleaned and filleted ready for eating. All trips come with bait, tackle, and a skilled first mate who will not rest the entire trip to make sure you get the very most out of your time on the water.

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  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
      FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    10 hours trip, starts at 5:00 AM
    US$ 150
    per person
    4 persons minimum
    Head up to 40 miles out hitting FADs and blue waters for lots of Mahi Mahi, Ono, Marlin and Ahi.
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About this listing

Targeted Species

  Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  Marlin (Blue)
  Marlin (Striped)
  Marlin (White)

  Spearfish (Shortbill)
  Tuna (Bigeye)
  Tuna (Skipjack)
  Tuna (Yellowfin)


Boat Specs

Surratt (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 2001. Powered by a 315HP Cummins diesel engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 30 knots.

30 ft
4 persons

Types of Fishing

Offshore Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Heavy Tackle


Life Jackets
Live Bait Well
Multimedia System
Ice Box
Life Jackets
Live Bait Well

Trip Includes

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


FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 7 days before the trip date.
Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Crew Keeps Catch
Catch and Release Allowed


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:

About the Captain

John Scafe
Kailua, Hawaii, United States
Member since February 2017
Captain John Scafe has spent his whole life fishing and has been running charters for decades. For him, the most important thing is that everyone on board has a great time, and his love of the ocean and hardworking spirit make sure that happens on every trip!
Response time: within an hour
Response rate: 100%

Kailua Fishing Calendar

Customer Reviews

5 out of 5 stars from 5 reviews

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Fished May 16, 2018
John Scafe (The Captain)
Replied to this review on June 15, 2018


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5/4/18 my wife and I went out with John for a full day charter. We took a 20 mile ride out where we immediately caught fish! John did a great job explaining what he looks for while it trolling and even showed us a totally new method for catching. Would definitely recommend John to anyone looking in the future.

Fished May 4, 2018
John Scafe (The Captain)
Replied to this review on May 5, 2018

Had a great time with you guys today let’s do it again soon big mahalo and aloha

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Awesome day!! One of THEE best fishing trips We have had. A+++++ nothing but good things to say. No need to look elsewhere. Book book book right meow!!!!

Fished February 1, 2018
John Scafe (The Captain)
Replied to this review on February 3, 2018

Thanks for the great review was a fun day let’s do it again soon aloha
Capt John and Maka F/V yellow tales

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