Captain Chuck Wilson, Deck Hand JD Hudson and Angler Linda Wilson along with teammates and longtime fishermen Russel and Deborah Witman from Redondo Beach, CA took Largest Marlin for the 2010 Hawaii Rock N Reel 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 holding the Big-Fish-Lead until receiving word of JR’s Hooker 3-pound advantage the following day. The anglers fought the fish for a little over an hour.
Chuck and his wife, Linda have been featured aboard the FIRE HATT on ESPN, OLN, and the VERSUS Television Show “Shark Hunters” and “Shark Hunters, East vs West” for their tournament winning ability. Together they have won over a dozen tournaments including the “Zane Grey” which is the largest Marlin Tournament on the West Coast of the US. See a video from the show’s opening sequence.
What a great month December was. We had several folks out and the fish were cooperating. Several Spearfish, Blue Marlin, Mahi and Ono. This is the time of year for Spearfish to show in numbers. Several of our guests: The Clark’s, Rob and Heather, Charlie Gillespie and Mike Wagner came from British Columbia, and Charlie was from Anchorage.
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At the first annual Pacific Rim Fishing Supplies Wounded Warrier’s Tournament, Fire Hatt brought in a 269 lb Blue Marlin, just missing 1st place. Great support from the local fishing fleet and sponsors.