June 10 & 11 Kewalo Harbor Big Fish Chase 2017
Kewalo Harbor is location of the largest marlin ever caught on Rod & Reel. This four flag event, and minimum $10,000 purse pays cash and prizes for the largest Marlin, Ahi, Ono and Mahimahi.
June 25-26 Kona Kickoff 2017
The Kona Kick Off is the first event in the Hawaii Marlin Tournament Series. A “Four Flags” tournament, the largest marlin earns 40% of the base purse, and the largest ahi, ono and mahi each earn 20% of the base purse. There are optional daily entries as well.
July 1-2 Firecracker Open 2017
Kona’s signature “Big Game” Tournament that scores ahi and marlin points for the base purse. Optional categories for the largest marlin and ahi of each day and of the two day tournament.
July 4 Annual Blue Marlin World Cup 2017
No other big game tournament allows teams to fish anywhere in the world for 8 hours in their time zones. The World Cup is for 1 day only, for 1 species only and with 1 winner only. There is no second place in the World Cup.
July 4-6 Kona Throw Down 2017
The Largest Marlin of the Tournament will be Winner Take All from the Base Entry division. Two Biggest Marlin Winner Take All Categories.
July 7-9 Skins Marlin Derby 2017
The most unique Big Marlin competition in the world! Patterned after the golf format, the base purse is available each fishing day to the largest marlin weighing 500 lbs or more. If no one catches a marlin of that size, the day’s purse rolls over and is added to the next day’s purse.
July 14-16 The Hawaii Lure Maker's Challenge 2017
Designed with input from the top skippers of 2010, The Hawaii Lure Makers Challenge began as the September Challenge in 2010, with minimum size fish is 400 lbs and 1st Place takes 70% of the base purse.
August 3 - 6 Kona Shootout Big Game Tournament 2017
Don’t miss the party at the Kona Shootout. It will consistent of three full fishing days. The Kona Shootout will be offering participants many chances to win merchandise from daily raffles while you are out fishing.
August 24-27 Big Island Marlin Tournament 2017
The event that started it all off in 1986. The BIMT was the very first high stakes, big game tournament in Hawaii to pay a cash purse for tag and release. The base entry pays the top three largest marlin.
Sept 9-17 Hawaiian International Billfish Tournament 2017
This iconic big game fishing tournament built on prestige and strict International Game Fish Association (IGFA) rules for world records starts fishing on Sep 9th and continues through Sept 17th, 2017 in Kona, Hawaii. For five days, teams fish the famous waters off the Kona coast aboard some of the finest sport fishing vessels with captains who have built reputations around the world for catching big fish.
September 22-24 Its's a Wrap Tournament
The 2nd annual “It’s a Wrap” Tournament will be held September 22-24, 2017 at Honokohau Harbor on the Big Island of Hawaii in Kona. This event will follow the Hawaii Marlin Tournament Series points scoring system. This Bonus tournament allows all teams in the running to compete for additional points.