Captain Gabe Heflin has over 20 years of combined commercial and sportfishing experience. He is committed to customer service, and being a father of four children, he is great with kids. Originally from Southern California, Gabe moved to Kona to continue to pursue his passion for big game fishing. His attention to detail will show in every aspect, from well-maintained tackle, to an immaculate, well kept vessel. He looks forward to having both experienced and beginner anglers alike. Come join him for a day of fishing you’ll never forget.
In 2013, Gabe took 2nd place for the Henry Chee award for most billfish points, in the Hawaiian International Billfish Tournament
Experience a trip of a lifetime aboard one of Kona’s finest boats. “Kila Kila” is a beautiful 53’ Merritt operated by Captain Gabe Heflin. Kila Kila is one of the largest, most comfortable, luxurious boats in the Kona fleet.
Captain Gabe offers half day to full day charters and believes strongly in "Tag and Release"