So worth it!
Nice day on the water. 5 strikes 3 fish :)
Mahalo. lightnin fiberglass Did all the work. The cab is for his 18' cat.
Mahalo had to customize the center console setup was way to exposesed to the weather to really put in the time on the water. It's perfect for my...
Nice fish Pat and Nerlie!
Mahalo Pupule was a great time!
Here is a couple more.
Yeah I got more pics dropper loop.
Mahalo, Pat can't wait to get my little man on the boat he is 2 1/2 already likes cranking on the reels and goes straight to the captains chair...
Mahalo everyone was a great time on the water! Dropper loop more photos of the boat? Or the fish? The boat is great handles the rough stuff much...
Late post haven't been fishing in a long time since I had my son. Anyways we were looking for the yellowguy's on Kauai never found um but had...
Sick Vid Rocket! Way to slay um thanks for the post.:hali_olutta:
Get a whaler in good/decent condition. That way you can either build it out (customize) or sell easily without taking as large of a hit. Shoots...
Congrats on 2,000 Tagged fish! Great read haven't been on BD much lately seems like a lot of people stopped posting fishing reports. Thanks for...
Sweet video! :hali_olutta:
Nice Ahi Pat! Congrats on the Win! Enjoyed reading the post, thanks for posting a picture of some of your slayers.
Yeah Buddy! Congrats
We have entered my son into the Macy's Little Stars Photo contest. Please if all of you Hawaii Fisherman could vote for our son "Robert...
Looks like one fat donkey! Congrats to Capt. N Crew way to get after um!
What is the GPH (Fuel Consumption)?
BAM BAM BAM BAM BAM BAM BAM BAM BAM BAM BAM BAM... That is an EPIC DAY!:2gunsfiring_v1::hali_olutta:
I had a friend catch a huge Arrow Head Squid was 10 lbs I believe. Kauai get some big Ika. North Shore is where I have heard the biggest ones...
I find that between 7 - 8 knots works well in most boats to draw strikes but every boat is different.
If you are targeting Ono 9 - 10 knots also...
Ika shibi is the best bet this time of year. But not a guarantee by any means.
You should hook up a good airmar transducer to the Raymarine to get the most out of it. The touch screen models are cool but really $$$.
I got a C120w from Raymarine with upgraded card it is crazy how much detail you can see and in 3d you can really see the pinnacles! Load times are...
Randy that is a clean install, looks like a perfect set up for your whaler!
John Sargent "the bike doctor" has mercury oil / filters. I can PM you his number if you want. He also services them and is certified.
Congrats on your first Ahi! You guys look so stoked:hali_olutta:
Congrats on some very nice fish, I like the angles of the Ahi pics almost gives you the feel of being there:hali_olutta: bummer on losing some...
Congrats on an Ahi of a Yak that is crazy!:hali_olutta:
Congrats on some nice tuna. I like the night shot of the Ahi underwater! Thanks for sharing photos of your catch.
Sweet video, congrats on a nice ahi!
eBay had a few years ago. Don't know about 12" never seen that size from capt BOB
Congrats on some very nice Ahi. My friend got a #250 on your fish head with blue/silver skirts biggest one he every caught going to pick up slabs...
Verizon G'z One (waterproof) phone gets 20m range over all of Kauai except past Hanakapia down to polahale ridge. Wife has iPhone 4 gets service...
Congrats on a fatty! :hali_olutta: Sounds like a stubborn fish:2gunsfiring_v1:
Congrats, that is a nice 1st Ahi for your boat:hali_olutta:
Congrats on the Ahi, bonus that your GF was with you!
Nice Ahi congrats. Laffed my ass off when I read "blind squirrel found a nut".:hali_olutta:
That is a sweet whaler! Must be tuff putting it on the market. Good luck with the sale.
Nice going on the Onos. Beer batter and fry so ONO!
I like J-Line #150 nice thin line so can hold plenty and bring in the big fish without stressing. #80 feels so skimmpy after breaking line once...
Sic video looks like you are on a roll with the ahi slaying.
Congrats on the fish, the Ahi looks cherry!:hali_olutta:
Congrats on the Ahi in the fever! Killer shot of the bloody deck:hali_olutta:
Congrats on the big Ahi! Always seems to make the water conditions more enjoyable when you land a nice fish.
I know a local lure maker from Maui who makes some nice heads if you want his number. As far as tackle shops don't know if they have any, my buddy...
It all comes down to budget and what you want to do with the boat. I heard new forces have thin hulls and seen it with my own eyes when John from...
25' Lightnin' Radons are great boats. That said they don't have a fly bridge. Force 25' as others have said are good boats but do have a few...
255 lb Ahi dat is one gorilla!
Boats under 20' can handle when set up right. But if you want to fish in conditions over 25 knots need a bigger heavier boat. Radons are the...
Congrats on a nice ahi in the fever. Did you place? :hali_olutta:
That is a bad ass lures.
Nice load of footballs those are bomb sashimi.
Smoked Marlin off a stripey broke da mouth.
Somebody is gonna get a killer deal.
I was just letting people know because, I know people who have run EFI engines dry because they did it with carbs and ended up having to pay big $$$.
Nice Ahi the meat looks Cherry Red! Sashimi Time:hali_olutta:
Nice going on the Mahi's. Sweet looking lures.
SWEET, congrats on the win:hali_olutta: Looks like the leader got frayed up by the bill.
Way to load um up:2gunsfiring_v1: congrats! You can see the big smiles and that's what counts!:hali_olutta:
They sell pre-made sliding tongues on Oahu, I believe its around $600-$900 though so its expensive (price depends on thickness of metal).
Congrats on the Ahi:hali_olutta: thanks for posting the video (entertainment) for all.
That is a great day for sure :hali_olutta: congrats on the Ahi's.
He stopped building cats awhile ago. He told me he wants to retire but don't think that's gonna happen this year.
He has some cat molds around...
Wow that is a beast! Thanks for posting the link to bad it doesn't qualify for the IGFA record...
6' folding plastic table works great (has metal legs/frame), cleans up easy and doesn't dull knives. Will have some sag when you put a 200+ lb...
You never want to run and EFI (Electronic Fuel Injection) engine dry, it will burn the pumps and that is very expensive.
Sick footage, was very impressed with the quality of editing! Good going on the Mahi's.
Will definitely be looking forward to the next episode,...
Man this show makes me want to catch a Blue Fin Tuna... Hopefully get to do it at some point in life.
Ever since I was a kid the Dream in Hawaii...
I heard they "claim to grow specimens in labs":rofl:
The show you are talking about is called Tuna Wranglers
Gonna take food away from the fish...
Happy Easter, thanks for All that you do!
Have you heard about the Tuna Farms that are supposed to be started up on the Big Island?
What do you Hawaiian Fisherman think about this?...
Russ good going on the fish! I had a Mahi do that to me once just a little guy around 15lbs. We found a net first pass got a Mahi, second pass all...
Bummer on the Ahi, always hurts worse when you see the fish. Stoked you got the bite, and as you said got some meat on the boat after the buggah...
Nice Marlin, looks like a donkey! Congrats:hali_olutta:
Nice ahi :2gunsfiring_v1:
Looking good, looks like the repairs are very solid.
Looking good! Once it's done might want to consider selling your smaller boat to invest in a nice pair of motors.
Nice setup Nick! I got a 27" Mac such a sweet setup, you will be able to do a lot of things with Final Cut. I would recommend getting a Magic...
Nice Marlin, enjoyed the story. Congrats on your first blue that is perfect size to smoke.:hali_olutta: gutting a Marlin is always fun get all da...
Stoked to have a nice day on the water after these storms rolled through. Kauai's roads took a beating on the North Shore.
Congrats on the...
Looks like the Batmobile or AKA "Boatmobile". Sweet ride!:hali_olutta:
I would wait till you can afford some diesels, if you are planning on keeping the boat for any period of time might as well do it right. Even if...
Sick video! Congrats on a fat Ahi.
With the right diesel setup it should burn 1 gallon per hour for each engine. I doubt you could get better fuel economy with outboards. The diesel...
You back on Kauai?
That's a killer deal you got on the 28' Force. I know the guy who owned um before. Was a sweet ride will be nice to see it brought back to life....
Nice boat! :hali_olutta:
Thanks Pat will have to try one of those out.
Congrats on a good day on the water.:hali_olutta:
Boat looks killer, stoked on the Mahi's.
Stoked on the Mahi. What size/model of purple soft head do you run? Everyone seems to have one in there spread but I don't have any because when I...
Nice catch Capt. DON! It's funny how people say they can handle then when your over 15 miles out the blow chunks barf. I don't mind unless they...
Thanks Capt. DON!
Only fished it a few times last summer because of work and baby on the way. She still draws the strikes got 4 Ahis, 8 Onos,...
Sold it all, 8G for motor and gauges, 1G for console, $1,500 for trailer haven't sold the bow rail still thinking about putting it back on since I...
Nice boat! Nice Ahi. NICE day fishing. Congrats and thanks for posting.:hali_olutta:
Aloha Capt. Jeff,
Great post, Always enjoy reading your reports. My favorite fish to catch / battle is Ahi, but all pelagics present a...
Nice fish congrats! When the fish gets close you don't stop the boat and trim the legs up? That's how I was taught to boat Ahi. I know some guys...
Congrats Capt. Don and crew! Nice load of fish, thanks for the picture. I have been taking care of my wife and newborn son, so no fishing for me...
Stoked on the shibi! Nice big smile and fresh fish good times:hali_olutta: congrats and thanks for the pic with lure. Looks like a big eye tuna...
MONSTA! Congrats to the capt. And crew of Linda Sue III. Thanks for sharing the picture.
It's really all about the transducer type and power. Thru hull are the best and I agree Furuno are great but there are a few that are close to as...
Don't worry about 2 stroke or 4 stroke. Like you said you might want a bigger boat later on. Run umm and have fun that's what fishing is all...
Finally took time to go over this. All I have to say is WOW! Charlie Simms good luck ever doing business in Hawaii.:finger: What a KOOK!!!
Thank you for all you do to protect our country! Be safe and congrat's on the nice boat. Mahalo from the Britt family (Ohana) for protecting our...
Hank Z. Made me some really nice riggers but he is on Kauai. PM if you want his# he does custom wraps. I would recommend 13'-16' riggers for your...
R.I.P captain Lambert! Something smells fishy...
Nice way to start of the new year:hali_olutta: nice fish. Hebi are tasty:drool:
Nothing like the stoke you get from your first fish on a trolling lure. The meat looks cherry!:hali_olutta: congrats thanks for sharing your story.
Nice Bully!:hali_olutta: Otaru Sash very tasty, congrats on the catch.
Nice report, Load um up:2gunsfiring_v1: congrats!
Pat Great report always nice when you can get the wife on the boat. Good company and fish sweet!:hali_olutta:
Now that's a party!:2gunsfiring_v1: lots of blood SWEET! Congrats on the fish:hali_olutta:
Ahi Photoshop. What do you think looks pretty nutz?
Aloha all you BD'ers,
Wanted to share a picture of my Son Robert Jacob Britt (R.J.) born Jan. 17th 2012. 7 lbs 15 oz I named him after my Dad who...
Usually most people keep Blue Marlin only if they are over 150 lbs. If hooked in the eye take the fish no matter the size because of injury...
NICE!! Great video awesome pics. Congrats.:hali_olutta:
Looks like a baby blue marlin to me. Was it hooked in the eye? I would have let it go but plenty guys like small marlin (150-250) to make marlin...
Nice catch Hebi are very good eating. That's cool Pat helped you out.
Nice boat and thanks for posting picture of your catch.
Aloha Capt. Jeff,
Great fishing report as always! Grander Marlin must be an insane catch, never seen one bigger than 800 lbs in person (caught it...
Could not be said any better
Killer boat sweet deal someone is gonna score
Shibi +15 lbs aku + 5lbs but typically my wife doesn't want me to keep shibi under 30lbs. So I will keep couple if over 15 lbs and move on, last...
I live on Kauai and know him personally, great fisherman I would highly recommend him.
Pat you got the luck Nice ahi, mahalo for the picture with the lure:hali_olutta:
What color are the skirts (I am color blind) mahalo Jake
Mahalo, your 26 Yellowfin looks sweet!
Sweet video! Congrats on the nice Blue and Mahi.
Great way to start out 2012, nice catch.:hali_olutta:
Nice Hebi very good eating:hali_olutta:
That's really cool to hear! My dad was a master carpenter and boat builder but he only built sailing catamarans in Cali. Before coming to Hawaii...
Plywood usually ends up rotting and gotta worry about termites.
Rajah dat, I got a custom 21 ft whaler and it does the job for me and the family.
I know the guy Dave Baptiste who installed the motors for the...
I seen the only 22 ft radon they made on Kauai to date. The boat COULD be killer, but with a 7ft beam I dunno if that mold/ model is going to be...
Nice catch, Hebi are very good eating similar meat to Ono. Thanks for the report. Happy new year
May God Bless you for all that you do to protect our great country. I hope the time your gone flies by, and our ohana will pray for your...
Congrats Jimmy nice tuna.
Happy new years to everyone!
Howz it Bird? I haven't been fishing lately gonna have a baby real soon (Jan. 11th...
Aloha Capt. Jeff,
Mahalo for the fishing report from Kona.
I haven't been fishing since August, waiting for my first kid (boy) to be born (Jan....
Congrats on a great catch to end 2011! That big boy is making my mouth water. Thanks for the bloody deck shot.:2gunsfiring_v1: happy new...
Kimi Ann Killing it as usual :2gunsfiring_v1: Happy New years, Ahi bottle rocket dat's one good firework. Congrats guys!:hali_olutta:
Nice Ono, just ate some deep fried was ONO! Sweet video, Mele Kalikimaka
Mele Kalikimaka, nice mahi mahi
I have a boston whaler 190 outrage that I had customized by Lightnin Fiberglass. Not as big or nice as the other boats posted but handles the...
Capt. Don and crew loading um up:hali_olutta: congrats!!!
Wife is 35 week pregnant haven't fished for months nice to check out BD and see some...
Aloha Capt. Jeff,
Thanks for the report.
Hope everything goes well with the treatment. Stay active and positive, Our Ohana will be praying for you.
Hope what I said wasn't taken the wrong way... I could tell you just didn't know.
Mahalo for everyone's input. Knowledge is power,...
Nice Mahi! Those shibi's is all throw back's unless hooked in the eye.
This is a prime example of the state of Hawaii needing a catch limit for...
ba donkey donk for sure! Nice Marlin :hali_olutta:
Thanks for the report, nice mahi's.:hali_olutta:
Sweet!:hali_olutta: Got the mojo going:2gunsfiring_v1:
I don't live on Oahu but I know pearl harbor is a good spot.
Ika "squid" you can buy frozen works great for bait also frozen shrimp and black curly tails too. I would pick up a ceramic plug from Mark white...
Sweeeet! You done it now capt. Don Micah boy going like take ova da boat
Grizzly!!! Nicely Done:hali_olutta: time to get out the :smoking33: How was the leader after that battle? We got one less than half that size...
Sweet day! Mahi tacos sound so good.:hali_olutta:
Hank Z. makes sick riggers. PM if you want his #
Congratulation on your first Ahi! :hali_olutta: "yellow fever"
Bummer on the Ono, stoked on the sickles!
Nice fish congrats!:hali_olutta:
Congrats on the ahi:hali_olutta:
Nice load sash is da best!
Load umm up:2gunsfiring_v1:
Oh no my lure :rofl:
Mahalo G, da lures raise fish for sure!
Slayer! Slamming da ahis dat big boy is thick! :hali_olutta:
Kona waters always look sooo nice! Kauai very rarely gets that calm of water.
Mahalo fetzerb, the more buss up da better the lure works! most of those marks came from a marlin on the 4th of July.
Mahalo Nick, Had a Ono...
I have a Boston Whaler 190 Outrage, It rode alright with the center console. Was to a$$ heavy and a very wet boat! If you got the bow weighted...
Sick footage, sucks on the first two but at least you got the next one in the boat! Nice "eye shot" those usually but them to sleep right away.
Thanks for posting the cool video Mike! Good luck on your next fishing trip.
Went out of Anini soon as I hit the 40 fathom starboard rigger goes down and the short corner, the wife takes the wheel and the rigger comes off,...
Nice fish! Thanks 4 the catch report. My buddy hooked an ahi like dat on a 130 fish ended up #104 gutted but thing was the hardest scrapper came...
Bada$$ ! That's a "deep sea monstah" congrats!
Nice catch! Stoked you got to pull on a nice fish, 2 bad no yellow guys this summer yet...
Most Fishermen in Hawaii are like sh*t a marlin but...
When you mount the rod holders, make sure you got 3M Marine Adhesive/Sealant 5200 it's da bomb.
You can get away with 0's for both if your corner poles are short enough but 15' on the corner is a sure thing.
Had a 545s worked good sounder I had sucked though.
Nice catch! Thanks for the report, it's always more rewarding when you give fish away to friends and family. :hali_olutta:
Boats riding much nicer! it rides like a small radon doesn't pound, the bigger the load the smoother the ride.
Thanks ahi lawai, I ment to put this in da fishing report. Noting like a reel Screamin!
not me I'm from the north shore
thanks pat I got some better pics of the marlin I will put up later.
Went out north shore on the 4th of July:2gunsfiring_v1:
Check out da pics
Ahi went 180 gutted
Marlin 226 headed, tailed and gutted
Ono 30 lbs...
I have always dreamed of boating my little whaler over to Oahu from Kauai for enter the prestigious "Ahi Fever". Hope this get's straightened out...
Solid catch:2gunsfiring_v1:Cpt. Lee
Thanks for the report J boy, Nice Tuna:hali_olutta:
Nice catch G :2gunsfiring_v1: Go get'um this weekend good luck!
Aloha bruddah Hari you will be greatly missed. Solid gold reels with diamond and ruby lure heads an da biggest fish! "Let's go catching"
Tyra-Jae hope those buggers gotta PAY!
I swear people see a boat and think its a slow moving object so usually try and cut you off:madfire: not...
Solid boat Al! Jus in time for da season congrats, go get'um:2gunsfiring_v1:
Nick Da footage was sick! Dat's a murf for sure:hali_olutta: Gonna try out our new go pro this weekend Hopefully get some action...
You'll get um next time Russ. Time on the water doesn't always mean fish in da boat, but when you get dat next one it will be all the sweeter....
Da inside's holding tuna's, Turn off da boat and get your bait in da water boyz:rofl:
Fishing with family getting action and catching dinner! Can't beat that:hali_olutta:
Terry is a great fisherman and your gonna be here mid June. Great Choices!!!
OH, Da verizon service is good on Kauai all over, but looses signal down the Napali when you pass dumptrucks and when you go out North pass the...
Casio "military spec phone" is basically all but indestructible. I got the old kine with the drop bar on the bottom I used to go through phones...
Kekoa 'n' crew Sounds like a great weekend!:2gunsfiring_v1::hali_olutta::smoking33: :boobies: Mahalo for the report
Gorilla killa! Nuff said. Congrats G and crew
Mark white make ceramic plugs that work well 4 whipping. Caught papio umilu and eels on a white plug with red feathers. The best part is if u whip...
A few years back Bruce Irons and my other friend Ikaika Caught 500+ marlin and when we pulled it out of the truck bed for cut um...
Salt water from the deep blue and Ice, but not to much of either just enough for float da fish so the Ice no damage the meat. Can also add...
Here is a better picture of da Ahi. Can't wait for June and July:2gunsfiring_v1:
Solid Ono John! Should have taken a before and after of this tuna bleed like crazy! Big yellow's are out their just gotta run um ova!
When is da last day to turn in the form? My little bro is coming back this summer and I was thinking of entering the tourney. He's...
MikeO great picture of the Hebi! I lost an AP just like dat to a tank of an Ono earlier this year. Was da old skool one with abalone in it...
Right on Pat & Crew!:hali_olutta: Thanks for the detailed report, hopefully the yellow guys will come on hard in the weeks to come.
nice fish. Thanks for the report! Mean lure :2gunsfiring_v1:hows the wight on it?
Nice tuna! She must have been amazed when da ahi came on da boat.
Congratas on your first blue! Da marlin gotta some crazy scales they are almost like needles. Make sure you clean those off da boat can be a pain.
Right on John da boat looks killer and the little guy looks like he had a blast getting some nice fish on da boat.
WOW!!! Hatteras44 Why are you and Bloody Deck's then? Are you the Billfish Foundation?
Right on Start me up nice catch:2gunsfiring_v1:
Solid catch, those Ono's are making me hungry!
Nice Ono's! Thanks for the report
The motors are broken in, the biggest load I have had yet is 184lbs Ahi and 200lbs of ice + Brime. could still hit 28 knots.
I am impressed with...
I put on my boat name decals a while back, A sure sign in Kapaa has all kinds of lettering to choose from.
G Sweet setup! No need rain gear:rofl: my boat used to be really wet to. gauren's best $$$ spent for your "Sled"
Solid Marlin nice 2 pull on a big one after those misses screames. Thanks 4 the report. Gotta dry da bill make um into one trophy.
King busters pink and white they have them at Walmart.
Painful 2 watch poor captain. I would have told the gaffman swim.:2gunsfiring_v1:
Thanks Pupule, we had great time on the water escipically now that we have a cab since I customized the whaler.
I also noticed small dime...
Mean spread of fish sounds like a good day on the water. Thanks for the report.
Hey Johny that was a bummer but the 2nd Mahi made the lost fish and lure sting a little less.
Yeah Ben the mahis made great tacos. Blue n...
Nice Ono solid catch
Mahi's had small squid 3-4" and malolo 5-6"
Good going on the Ahi:hali_olutta: and the nice Ono's. Looks like those Ahi's showed up Oahu side:eyepoppin
Mahalo for the fish...
Fishing in may is usually good, Ono's on the ledge Ahi's starting to show up can find umm but gotta get lucky considered early season June-August...
I would like to start a Poll about rigging trolling lures. Including terminal tackle right up to the swivel!
What size leader do you run...
Popoki the force style extension (most people use "bolt on style"), I heard dat kine causes cavitation since it doesn't follow the lines of the...
Thanks Pat I will be waiting for the screamA... I heard the tuna headed across the channel towards Oahu's 2000 fathom.
CP It was actually an...
Headed out of Nawiliwili around 9 am heard reports of Ahi in the bird piles. Had a screamer around 10 am outside the thousand Fathom neva stuck...
Yes, Yes and Yes all depends on the hull and layout as far as how much these gains will be.
Killah boat, How much for a boat like that with twin volvo pentas?
Nice fish. Thanks for the Report!
Slayers! Kimi Ann produces da fish
Hanapaa nice catch!
I heard Kapaa Neighbor hood center... Anyone confirm this?
that is crazy...
Yeah we were able to get the decks a little bloody, got an 18 lb Aku and a nice Ono, sorry for the late post.
Boat runs great with the twin 60hp...
Took it out 100% better balance and tracks much straighter. Was able to hit a little over 30 knots with twin yamaha 60hp. Burns 2.2 GPH (both...
Update 10/21/10, just waiting on the electronics (deck lights, transducer, ETC.)
Should be in the water this weekend if everything shows in the...
Anyone familiar with the Yamaha command link? I had it installed looks pretty clean.
Still waiting on 5" leg extension for drive shafts, the...
I have a Chevy Colorado extended cab Z71 4x4 5 cylinder its rated to tow 5500lbs.
I have only used it to tow my boat twice since its been...
Nice Boat, should ride good!
Trailer upgraded... Almost there motor project starts first thing tomorrow :lux:
Good going on the Ahi. Lucky you got the fish when the pole folded on you!
Good going on the Marlin. What kind of bang stick is that? looks like it rocked that marlin's world!
yamashita U-5 outside (blue and silver/ purple stripe down the top to look like a Malolo)
yamashita or yozuri PP (pearly pink, white inside)
2008 Outrage: $36,000
Cab/ Fish box/Extension and Accessories (new rod holders, seats, wishbone outrigger set up, pop top, windows): $12,000
Dat's a TOAD! Congrats... How Big? #230
Yeah dual axle trailer should be here next week.
Same cab as the boat in the other pic but John K. came up with the extension idea to adapt twin...
Here is my 08' whaler just about done. It is now 21' long x 8' beam
Gotta do a few things fish box, seats, etc. Power Twin Yamaha 4-stroke 60Hp...
That's one Big Boy, nice going on your first Ahi on your own boat.:hali_olutta:
I know of 9 Ahi's that came up out of Nawilwili harbor today. Glen K. got 2 Ahi's and the fishing charter boat's got a couple. 7/6 5 Ahi's came...
Looks like someone was getting ready to be head the marlin. Oh wait, can slide um in my boat and win 150G:rofl:. Instead of $1.50lb at the fish...
150g scam sounds like.
Ahi slayers:2gunsfiring_v1:, How big were the Ahi's? Where did you get the video camera from?
Right on. Port Allen usually hold's fish but for some reason it seems like Ahi's bite every other day. Some days every boat catches other day's...
REDNECK LAWN CHAIR:rofl:
Looks like you unloaded one Gorilla off your back.:hali_olutta:
BAM ICEMAN! Happy 4th of July.
They almost did:rofl:
sucks that you put in the time on the water and didn't get any fish. I would suggest maybe not bring any ice or very little....
Work in progress I like the layout much more now.
Yeah last year was the year of the Big Boys. When you get a fish on for over an hour really gotta be careful if they try to switch directions, and...
29 fathoms if you can believe that, others caught on the 1000 fathom today as well though just gotta run them over.
One was a female and she was...
Blind trolling, 9" lures
My friends Nick and Britt picked up 2 Ahi's today on the North shore of Kauai.
#160 and #170 got the double strike before 6:00a.m in by 8:00a.m...
Nice fish. Kauai Ahi still here, on the inside for some reason though. My friend picked up 2 Ahi 7/1 got the call from him he was headed in by...
whats the phone number? I was trying to get a sliding tongue for my trailer.
My friend called my today 7/1 at 8:00am coming back in, got a double on the 40 fathom, 2 for 2. He said about #160 n #180 I wonder if anyone else...
Still Ahi coming up on the North but slower today 6/30. Some Ono's I bet It gonna go off tomorrow 7/1. If you can get on the water up North better...
Grander 007 that last one looks like a BATMOBILE.
I don't have many picture's of my boat, but its getting modified so I will post pictures later...
I heard others caught fish up North Good going on the fish. KAUAI BOYZ!:smoking33::hali_olutta:
From red hill to EK I know Dave got 3, Steph got 2 both got ono's and Steph had Mahi too. I heard Morning Bite but someone was hooked up last...
Ahi's are still biting on the North Shore:smoking33::smoking33: line out of reels snapping #400 lb leader on the run some GORILLA'S bust out your...
I can't see the boat?
When your on a boat your part of the team. Someone who is part of the team doesn't complain weather they win, lose or draw. I'm sure if you caught...
Nice catch. What color is skirt job on the rootbeer/creamsicle? Any pics? I have heard about it many times on Kauai but have never seen it.
Most people think I am crazy that I only fish with my wife usually but for some reason when it's just me and her on the boat we have...
Fish biting on the North Shore and the East Side of Kauai, with most fish coming up on the 1000 fathom. They are eating Malolo's. I heard John. K...
I will have to try that, when ever an otaru or shibi nailed it hard seems the skirts came off.
pink and white king busters, they sell them a walmart, we usually stack two of them on top of the small double hook, on #80 line.
Kelela Pineapple 7", run it off the short corner.
These fish were caught in 2009 on the Island of Kauai by my wife Moana Britt and I. Just wanted to share her catch with all you BDers. The first...
It's all good to be hush hush, I just think if someone is going to put in the time, effort and money into fishing you shouldn't steer them in the...
Thank you for all the kind words. My Boat isn't done yet! Got my 19' center console Boston whaler outrage extended to a 21' cleared the deck off...
The fish are biting on the North Shore of Kauai. Lot's of Ono I heard Pepe got a #175 and Uncle Dave got a #220 Ahi and I know Eddie Soltran had a...
My dad passed away 7/14/2007 we spread his ashes in Hanalei Bay 2 years later.
7/15/2009 we caught a 195 lb Ahi and missed a bigger one broke...
Good luck to all.
I would put #100 lb high quality small diameter line. Jinkai would be a good reference point for diameter (expensive). If your going for Ahi...
I heard fluorocarbon glows in the dark at night. Can't get anything to bite it at night:Dynamite:
I like Jinkai, My Dad always ran #400 leader on...
Uncle Dave 3 out 5 Nawilwili. Keep it up all you Ahi slayers
Pat did your 180lb Ahi place?
good going on the fish. My buddy from Kauai fished the Ahi fever never heard from him yet. From what I heard less fish came up this year. Any day...
Da uncle's take care now! Just never shared any information at first cause I probably had never catch one 200 lb + Ahi. Now they share...
Way to kill it. :2gunsfiring_v1:
I always find it amusing how many fisherman lie about where they caught and what they caught it on. When I first started fishing I asked people...
I heard 10 Ahi's on day one total.
What did you catch it on? looks like blue salmon to me. Show pics of the lure and sashimi :-)
Any pictures of the Ahi? What about the lure? hook da boyz up!
I heard 3 banger, wow! Good Job. Now you got the Fever! Wait till you see a 200 lb+ ahi.
Good work on the ahi. I heard some big boys are coming up hear and there.
Trim the skirts so that they are even.
ah man, bum trip. DLNR needs to regulate itself!
put wings on the blue and silver one.
I caught the first Ahi pictured on the west side of Kauai about 5 miles out of Port Allen. The second fish pictured I caught on the...
Here are some of my gems!
Hey whats up Grander007. I caught those fish on lures John "Bird" Miner made for me. I attached a picture below. Both these lures are replicas. I...
I am new to BD so I don't have many pics up but here are a couple of my biggest Ahi of 2009. I caught these with just my girlfriend on the boat!...
Here's da proof! We lost one much larger the day before this gorilla.
225lbs. no mo guts! KEEP-IT KAUAI-IT
Put the line on yourself. Saves money and gives you a good idea of how much line is still on the spool when you get one SCREAMA!!!
Da cabs look mean! Howz it Bird, are those lures in your profile the mullet head lures? They look like slayers!
I have been talking with a lot of friends lately about different theory's to catch Ahi. I just wanted to get you BD's opinion.
Do you think green...
Check out hawaiiansealures.com, John "Bird" Miner makes some killer lures and he custom wraps rods.
I caught a 250lb Ahi on one of his lures!...
What is your favorite lure colors? (be specific: skirt manufacture, and skirt number)
I personally like running
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