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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 […]

A Shark Stole My Fish

From our guest Brendan on our Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/firehatt “Glad I came upon your Facebook Page! It’s been over a year since that day I went out with you on the Fire Hatt but I remember it like it was yesterday. The Ono was the biggest fish I’ve ever caught but never landed. LOL When the […]

157 lb Ahi Tuna

Ken and Zale Benton from Gloversville, NY landed a 157 lb Ahi Tuna while fishing on the Fire Hatt with Captain Chuck and Linda Wilson.  We had an early bite that was believed to be a Spearfish that did not stick.  After lines were reset and the anticipation was high…another strike!  Ken fought the Ahi […]

Wes Godfrey Releases his 350lb Blue Marlin

Wes and Eileen Godfrey from San Antonio, TX were aboard the FIRE HATT in Kona, Hawaii, when his fish hit the short rigger and never stopped!  Wes fought his fish for an impressive 30 minutes before we successfully released it.  Wes certainly has a great story to take home with him! Anytime you want to […]

Two Blue Marlin Released – Kona Fishing

Today we set out on a Kona fishing trip with a couple of Canadians! Fifteen minutes after leaving the harbor a 425 lb Blue Marlin hit the short corner bait and exploded in the air while everyone on the boat was watching the lures! The fish put on a spectacular aerial show .  James McKeachie […]

400+ lb Blue Marlin Release

John and his son Kyle enjoyed two days of fishing aboard FIRE HATT while visiting from Vienna, VA.  On the first day about an hour before the trip was over, the short rigger went off!  After about 45 minutes Kyle had his 400+ lb Blue Marlin to the boat.  After a successful release by crewman […]

669 lb Blue Marlin at the Keauhou Yacht Club Tournament

Captain Chuck Wilson along with the crew of Team Fire Hatt (Linda Wilson, Capt Bomboy and JD Hudson) entered the Keauhou Yacht Club Tournament on April 2nd and caught a 669-pound Blue Marlin to smoke the rest of the field.  Anglers Barbara Masters and Betty Eavis tag-teamed the fish and basked in the glory of […]