Hawaii Fish | Big Game Fishing
Pacific Blue Marlin, Striped Marlin, Mahi-Mahi, Skipjack Tuna (Aku), Wahoo (Ono), and Yellowfin Tuna (Ahi)
What kind of big game fish can you catch with us in Hawaii? Pacific blue marlin, mahi-mahi, skipjack tuna (aku), striped marlin, wahoo (ono), and yellowfin tuna (ahi). Our knowledgeable and experienced captains know each species’ favorite feeding grounds and hang-outs better than anyone else, and that’s where the fish will be biting. Few Oahu fishing charters are as well-equipped or could match the experience (and success) you’ll have with Flyer Sportfishing.
Your chances of reeling in a big game fish with us are among the best in the Hawaiian Islands.
There aren’t many places in the world better to go deep-sea fishing than off the North Shore of Oahu. Thanks to a quick drop-off in the coastal shelf, it’s a quick and direct trip to open waters where the big fish live and feed. We’ll have you out and set up before you know it for a heart-pounding, adrenaline-filled deep sea fishing adventure.
Yellowfin tuna (ahi) are found in deep waters around the island and are challenging to catch – ranging from 125 to 300+ pounds. They’re a frequently hunted fish in Hawaii and perennial favorites on Oahu tuna charters; delicious to eat and an adventure to reel in. The high season is April through November.
Skipjack or aku tuna hunting is an excellent choice for deep sea fishing beginners or anyone who wants a relaxing morning or afternoon fishing. They’re present in the Oahu waters year-round, especially between March and December. Their average weight is five pounds making them ideal for beginners.
Want to have the ultimate deep sea fishing adventure in Oahu? If yes, hunt a Pacific blue marlin. With an average weight of 200 pounds, they’ll give you a serious battle on the way to reeling one in. Blue marlin fishing is your ticket if you have the skills and fortitude for a man-against-fish struggle at sea.
The striped marlin is a colorful and photogenic big game fish with a prominent dorsal fin and an average weight of 60 pounds. It’s a challenge to reel in but less so than its larger Pacific blue relative. They are most prevalent in the Oahu waters from December to March and few in number during other months.
The wahoo, also known as the ono in Hawaii, is a colorful fish that’s a challenge to find and reel in. They swim on their own and, on average, weigh 25 pounds. They’re tasty to eat and look excellent in photos. Among the popular choices in Oahu deep sea fishing, the wahoo has a unique in size and shape.
Mahi-mahi, also known as Dorado or dolphin fish, are favored to hunt on Oahu fishing charters. They weigh 20 pounds on average and are brightly colored and tasty to eat – both of which explain their popularity. They’re present in Hawaiian waters year-round, especially from March through September.