Going After Big Game Fish On the Garden Island!

Kauai is known as the Garden Island due to its lush terrain and beautiful landscapes. Adventure also awaits you on Kauai’s warm and blue ocean waters where you can go deep sea fishing for a variety of exciting species including ‘Ahi (Yellow Fin Tuna), Mahimahi (Dorado), Ono (Wahoo) or even a 1000-pound A‘u (Marlin)! 

Fishing poles ready to be cast on your next deep sea fishing adventure.

Most Kaua‘i fishing charter companies operate out of Nawiliwili Harbor in Lihue on the east shore though there are also charters from Port Allen on the southwest shore and also from the north shore.

Shared as well as private fishing charters are available, and trips typically run either four or eight hours. You can choose whether you would like to go after big game fish or instead troll for bottom fish. 

Less than two miles from Nāwiliwili Harbor is the 100-fathom ledge (1fathom = 6ft), and another three miles puts you on the 1,000-fathom ledge. You may also choose to go after inshore species including Uku (Grey Snapper), Ulua (Jack), Kaku (Barracuda), Kamanu (Rainbow Runner) and Sea Bass.

Some charter fishing boats are exclusively tag and release unless the fish is injured and won’t survive if released, or if the fish is a potential world record. Tag and release has been gaining recognition as an important part of billfish conservation. Some companies offer taxidermy mounting services and will ship your prize catch back to your home.

Inexperienced fishing enthusiasts are welcomed on these charters and given instruction as well as fishing tips. Equipment may include depth finders and other fish-locating devices. Your captain will recommend different fishing styles for particular target fish.

Kauai charter fishing adventures offer a variety of options including fully-equipped, large custom fishing boats with many amenities including bathrooms, hot showers and more.

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Bali Hai Realty offers the highest level of personalized Concierge Services to help you plan your Kauai vacation activities including deep sea fishing adventures.

We look forward to assisting you in planning enjoyable Kauai adventures, entertainment and relaxation from helicopter tours and ziplining to massages, facials and even your own private chef. Just give us a call and we will help you plan the dream vacation of a lifetime.

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Also please feel free to give us a call. The Bali Hai Realty staff will be happy to help you find the perfect Kauai vacation rental or assist you in the process of buying or selling a Kauai home.

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