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  1. Makoa808

    Custom Boat Shirt Graphics on Oahu?

    Aloha All, Is there a goto place on Oahu for custom boat shirt graphics? Need artwork help as well and printing. I can find lots of mainland places (like canyongear) but would rather keep the $$ on the islands. Mahalo Mark
  2. Makoa808

    Windward Solo Day- exhausted

    Mentally planned to spend the entire day- sunrise to sunset fishing for ahi.... Departed dock 0500, head buoy at 0525, lines wet by 0545 or so then trolled my way out Past U (0630). Plan was to head past U 5-6 miles and then head NW outside LL and then around X, J and H before returning back...
  3. Makoa808

    Ono for Mothers Day Dinner

    Solo run hoping for something for Mother's Day. Departed MCBH Kaneohe 0500, past Sampan channel head buoy 0530. 0600 lines wet, sun is coming up. Headed out to U marked fish at 50-100ft but not able to raise- Headed toward LL nothing but a beautiful day- kept going towards X. Midway to X...
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    18 Dec Oahu Windward side

    Aloha All, Spent about half day Tuesday windward side- rewarded with a 10lb mahi which was absolutely delicious last night! Departed K-Bay Marina at 0600, at head buoy 0630, Winds were light and swell not as big as forecast, nor did it grow much the rest of the day. Any day I can get up in the...
  5. Makoa808

    8-15 Kaneohe & playing hookie from work- figures

    No good comes from playing hookie from work right? First mate (wife Kelli) and I left the dock 0515, passed thru sampan channel heading out for a day on the water- 4 or 5 other boats also on the way. Passed U and kept heading out reaching MM about 0730. Nothing at MM but a couple miles East...
  6. Makoa808

    21 July Windward- ono but no ahi for me

    Debated on going out today- forecast was for 15-20 knot with ~5 ft wind waves, normally I'd pass but with Wasabi's success last week I was hungry for ahi. Departed dock 0515 passed the head Sampan head buoy heading 045 toward U. Ocean was as best I could tell a mixed plate of at least two...
  7. Makoa808

    Global Fishing Watch Map

    Just came across this in a BBC article...Don't know if this will help but its interesting- Not much activity within a days run of Hawaii..... http://globalfishingwatch.org/map/
  8. Makoa808

    Off KBay Sat 16 Feb

    Departed MKM 0530- returned 1630- headed out towards MM (not there- or at least I haven't seen it in the last few runs) ran another 12-14 nm out then turned NW for about 15 nm to skirt a heavy rain shower. Turned back towards LL-(also not there) into the coast between Kahuku and Laie- planning...
  9. Makoa808

    27 Jan Penguin Bank from Kaneohe

    Took advantage of the extremely rare full day of no trade winds and light swell to explore Penguin Bank- heard the fishing was good down there if you know where to look. (Pretty sure everyone did judging by the number of boats over there) Departing Makani Kai Marina 0515, not yet comfortable...
  10. Makoa808

    12-21-2017 East Side off Kaneohe Bay

    Aloha All and sorry for the late post, (we have the extended family party house and Christmas/New Years is always crazy busy-fun- and besides I don't have to drive home!) Left dock 0500 headed out sampan channel and out towards MM. Past MM with no action and nothing on the fishfinder... kept...
  11. Makoa808

    Pair of Centek 1000229 Mufflers $400

    First mate wanted quieter boat.... so I ordered a custom set of mufflers from Centek. That leaves me with two real good shape Centek 1000229 mufflers I just remove this weekend from my Blackfin 29 combi with a pair of GM 454 V8s. (Windward Oahu) First $400 gets the pair mufflers and 30in of...
  12. Makoa808

    8 Oct Windward Oahu

    Had to go- anytime winds are light on the weekend. Left the dock 0530 solo- first mate off island and several of my buds already committed on this holiday weekend. As the sun came up overcast skies clearing to the east and 8-10 swell as I made my way out toward MM. Set up lines just outside...
  13. Makoa808

    Labor Day Weekend off Kaneohe

    Saturday: Departed dock 0430 with my wife heading out ENE of Kaneohe Bay following some recommendations from Mike (Wasabi). Score: 5 for 7 on the mahi-mahi (maybe 10lb range)- 4 banger got 3, 2 banger got 1 and a single late in the day., guessing 0 for 2 on ahi?- knockdowns but nothing hooked, 1...
  14. Makoa808

    Finally got out for a run

    Wonderful day fishing on the windward side- departed 0530 headed out ~10nm past U headed towards X looped around back past LL towards U, chased some birds a while finally turned toward China Man's Hat running with the waves- Small Mahi (10-15lb) hookup on SB rigger about 19nm out- before we...
  15. Makoa808

    Looking to improve my luck with some KC Lures

    After seeing multiple posts of ahi success from Pat and others here and in the Blackfin forum, I headed down to POP to add some KC lures to my collection and ran into Ken, the man himself! Over the last several weeks I've added a half dozen KC lures from POP and Roy's. I was all rigged up and...