42' - Huntress

42' - Huntress

42' Merritt  Boat Based in Kona. Charter Prices are per boat (Maximum 6 people) and include rods, reels, tackle and bait.

"The Huntress won the Blue Marlin World Cup on July 4, 2014"

The Huntress has been involved in some of the greatest moments in Sport Fishing history since 1973. This was the boat that caught the famous 1656 lbs Pacific Blue Marlin and also the first boat in Kona to land 100 Blue Marlins in a season. The Huntress has caught more grandeur's (over 1000 lbs fish) then any other sport-fishing boat in Hawaii.  

 

The boat is captained by world famous Steve Epstein.  Captain Steve has fished these waters for the past 30 years and with the help of "Marlin Parker" caught the famous 1400 lbs Blue Marlin.

Huntress is one of the great Sport Fishing boats anywhere.  If you are looking for a day on a legendary beautiful boat with a world famous Captain, this is the boat for you. * Please note, this boat gets booked up very quickly*

 

Boat Info

Address: Honokohau Harbor - Kailua Kona, Hawaii 96741
Name: Huntress                                                                           Captain: Steve Epstein                                                   
Boat Launched: 1965/refitted 1992 Staff on Board: 2
Length of Boat: 42 feet                                                                Beam :   12"10 feet                                                 
Private Charters: yes Shared Charters: no
Tag and Release: yes Keep Catch: yes up to 35lbs
Fishing License Required: no Fish Filleted: yes
Types of Rods: Custom Types of Reels: Shimano
Bent/Straight Rods: yes/yes       Reel Sizes: 50-130 + small reels
Fighting Chair/Harness: yes/yes Tackle Included: yes
Flybridge:  yes Bait Types: lures/live/dead
Engine: twin Yanmar 420's
Fish Finder/GPS: yes/yes
Tuna Tower: yes Life jacket Adult/Child: yes/yes
Galley: yes Cabins: 1
Food Provided: no Alcohol Permitted: yes
Fridge/Cooler: yes Refreshments Included: no
Air Conditioning: yes CD/TV/Microwave: yes/no/yes
Toilet/Head: yes Shower: no
Swimming Policy: no Transportation: no
Bottom Fishing: no Spectator Fee: same price
Minimum age: no Maximum Passengers: 6

 

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We recommend you to bring the following: Suntan Lotion, Hat, Rainjacket, Sunglasses, Camera, Sweater, Water, Food, Sea Sickness Pills, change of clothes, (especially for children) Towel, Book/Magazine

This boat offers private charters. You will be the only group on the boat and can ask the Captain to take you to certain locations. On a private charter if you want to bring the boat in early, you can do this. There are many advantages to booking the boat to yourselves.

On this boat, they do not offer shared charters.

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