Entries by linda

Escape to Paradise

When Bill Emery and Kim Graham Rawlins arrived in Kona for Spring Break, their main goal was to escape to paradise and go fishing aboard Fire Hatt, enjoy sunsets, have a lot of beach time, enjoy good meals and just chill.  Bill’s main goal was to catch food fish.  Sometimes that is a tall order.  […]

Reality Check for East Coast Family

Well, they’re back on the snowy East Coast and regretting every minute of it.  It’s 28 degrees and they have 10 inches of white on the ground. a reality check for this East Coast Family, and fellow Texans as well!  The Bolton family has fished aboard Fire Hatt with Captain Chuck Wilson for several years, […]

Fleeting Marlin Moment

A Fleeting Marlin Moment for Michael and Kia Worth while aboard Fire Hatt this week.  The Worth’s booked a 3/4 day Charter Fishing trip in Kona Hawaii  with the hopes of catching a Pacific Blue Marlin.  The Worth’s are celebrating their honeymoon after just getting married in Maui.  Kia is from Minnesota and Michael from […]

The Shortbill Spearfish

  The Shortbill Spearfish, Tetrapturus angustirostris, is a species of marlin native to the Indian and Pacific Oceans, with occasional records from the Atlantic Ocean. This species occurs in open waters not far from the surface. This species can reach a length of 230 cm (91 in), though most do not exceed 190 cm (75 in). The maximum recorded […]

Living Right

The “Allii Brothers Marlin Hui” is alive and strong and living right!  Today, Buzz Colton and his brother Father Gary Colton fished an action filled day aboard Fire Hatt.  They are both avid fishermen and purchased this trip through a donation we made to the IGFA Foundations Silent Auction.  Buzz has snagged this trip several […]

Six Species in Two Days for Joe Gunja aboard Fire Hatt

https://www.dropbox.com/preview/Joe%20Gunja%20Marlin%20Nov%202017/Video%20Nov%2020%2C%2011%2000%2024%20AM.mov Six Species in Two Days for Joe Gunja aboard Fire Hatt.  Now and then a person enters your life and it is almost as if they were sent for a reason.  Joe Gunja called me and we discussed a two day fishing Charter on FIRE HATT, fishing for Blue Marlin in Kona Hawaii in […]

Fire Hatt Family Loses A Dear Friend

  Fire Hatt Family Loses A Dear Friend.  Ten years ago almost to the date, we met a wonderful family from my wife Linda’s home state of Texas.  Bob and Barbara Collins from San Antonio and their family chartered with us.  This meeting started a long time friendship.  Bob and Barbara brought their Daughters, Leigh […]

Hawaiian Style Fishing at its Finest!

Hawaiian style fishing at its finest!  The 30th Firecracker Open Big Game Tournament kicked off the 2017 Tournament Season.  It was an intense two days of Tournament Fishing aboard Fire Hatt!  There were many hook ups both days and three boated Blue Marlin. Jody Bright, the tournament director”s comment today: “Krista O” with Capt. Mike […]

Holy Cow! Big Tuna!

Holy Cow! This was the term used by Monte Priest after landing this big cow tuna! Our Son Monte and his family are visiting us from Killeen, Texas.  Monte is a 20 year Firefighter/Paramedic in the Central Texas area.  Along with his wife Nicole and Son Miles they have been to the Big Island several […]

Hawaiian Style Fishing at its Finest!

Hawaiian style fishing at its finest!  The 30th Firecracker Open Big Game Tournament kicked off the 2017 Tournament Season.  It was an intense two days of Tournament Fishing aboard Fire Hatt!  There were many hook ups both days and three boated Blue Marlin. Jody Bright, the tournament director”s comment today: “Krista O” with Capt. Mike […]