Kona Fishing Report for July 2011

Kona Fishing Report
Published on Aug 12, 2011

Hawaii Fishing Report for Kona July 2011 – July is one of the best months in Kona Hawaii to catch Blue Marlin and the Kona Charter Boat fleet proved that once again this month.  According to The Charter Desk, during the month of July, anglers caught 337 Blue Marlin in Kona ( 242 tag and release and 95 weighed in).  The three largest blue marlin caught in Kona during July weighed 868 lbs, 815 lbs and 733 lbs.  Three fish estimated at over 800 lbs were tagged and released by anglers.  In addition to the great blue marlin fishing here in Kona in July, 84 Ahi ( yellowfin ) Tuna were caught this month.  The three largest fish weighed in at 229 lbs, 207 lbs and 207 lbs.  Kona Charter Boats also reported 2 Black Marlin, 4 sailfish, 19 short billed spearfish and one striped marlin.

July is the busiest month for sportfishing tournaments here in Kona Hawaii.  The Humdinger Sportfishing team went on to win this years Skins Marlin Derby, tagging 5 blue marlin for a total of 1,000 points and taking the Skin on day three of the event.  The total payout to team Humdinger was $38,000.  You can read the whole story on our website by clicking on this link:

Humdinger Wins Skins Marlin Derby

Read more about the Skins Marlin Derby and all the other great events that are part of the Hawaii Marlin Tournament Series by visiting www.KonaTournaments.com.

For more information on Kona sportfishing charters on the Big Island of Hawaii, contact Captain Jeff Fay, Humdinger Sportfishing Kona Hawaii, at (808) 425-9225.

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