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The Fire Hatt Difference

Story Credit from Pacific Coast Sportfishing Magazine The Fire Hatt Difference Former Southern California Team Fire Hatt, husband and wife Chuck and Linda Wilson, have found their dream life, running their charter boat Fire Hatt in Kona, Hawaii. The two were well known for fishing both mako shark and marlin tournaments in Southern California and […]

TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2014

For the fourth year in a row, FIRE HATT Sportfishing has been awarded the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence for 2014. Online reviews are so important to us and our little business and we sincerely appreciate our customer’s feedback. It goes to show that hard work and old fashioned values still apply in today’s digital world […]

Fire Hatt on National Geographic TV Today

We assisted National Geographic with a TV show in March of this year. The episode isn NOT about marling fishing but is about putting a submersible robot submarine down a few thousand feet into the ocean outside Kona. The episode is titled “DIY Robo-Sub” and is part of the National Geographic TV series called “How Hard […]

Guest Video: Impressive Catch and Release

This is a great video of a catch and release that Fire Hatt Sportfishing guests had in August 2011 fishing just outside Kailua-Kona. The marlin starts to appear around the 4 minute mark and you can watch Linda tag the big fish prior to compliment an impressive catch and release. Fire Hatt was featured on […]

Guest Video: Catching My First Marlin

This is a video from one of our guests landing a big marlin while fishing aboard Fire Hatt on Sept. 1, 2011 in the waters just outside Kon, Hawaii. This video captures the excitement and thrill of the catch as well as how many people are involved in bringning in a big fish like this. […]

Captain Chuck Wilson Featured in Coastal Angler

Captain Chuck Wilson (not pictured above) of FIRE HATT wrote an article for the April 2011 issue of Coastal Angler Magazine about the effects of the Asia Pacific Tsunami that reached the Kona Hawaii shores. Chuck is a regular contributor to the magazine and we will be featuring more of his articles right here on […]

Mahi Mahi Fishing Explosion!

These are some photo’s of our day fishing for mahi mahi  yesterday when we came across a “Floater” (big cargo rope with growth on it) with dozens of Mahi Mahi under it. We caught 18 mahi mahi with the smallest being 14 pounds and the largest 22 pounds. We broke off or just plain lost another 20 […]