42' - Huntress
42' Merritt Boat Based in Kona. Charter Prices are per boat (Maximum 6 people) and include rods, reels, tackle and bait. (No 4 hour charters in Summer Months).
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*
|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|
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.
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