Scrambled Spring Fishing in Kona

Weekly report for May 12, 2014

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Spring fishing in Kona is scrambled right now for sure. What’s that mean? Well, let’s see by running down a checklist of Kona’s offshore gamefish. Hit the link below for a rundown of action with big tuna, record spearfish catches, the blue marlin and striped marlin bite, the ono run, and other catches.  Catch up on the tournament action. Learn about a new tournament that honors the largest Pacific blue marlin ever caught.

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Beasts of the week (marlin weighing 500 pounds or more):

None weighed

Tag and Release

May 4: Spearfish (30) Tom Gascoigne, Capt. Kent Mongreig, Sea Wife II

May 4: Blue marlin (180) Dennis Yates, Capt. McGrew Rice, Ihu Nui

May 4: Blue marlin (90) Crow Lazaro, striped marlin (130) David Lazaro, Capt. Chris Hudson, Camelot

May 4: Spearfish (35) Mark Spalding, Capt. Bobby Cherry, Cherry Pit II

May 5: Blue marlin (200) Jennifer Rice, Capt. McGrew Rice, Ihu Nui

May 6: Blue marlin (200) Carol Herren, Capt. Bruce Herren, Raptor

May 6: Spearfish (25) Jennifer Rice, Capt. McGrew Rice, Ihu Nui

May 6: Blue marlin (200) Frank Davis, Capt. James Dean, Blue Hawaii

May 6: Blue marlin (250) Jeff Fowler, Capt. Russ Nitta, Lepika

May 7: Striped marlin (90) Tim Donovan, Capt. David Crawford, Kona Blue

May 7: Blue marlin (110) Marc Vanderslice, Capt. Boyd DeCoito, Foxy Lady

May 7: Spearfish (20, 25, and 35) Andy Mezirow, Capt. Al Gustavson, Topshape

May 8: Spearfish (35 and 40) Nick Allan, Capt. Neal Isaacs, Anxious

Notable

May 4: Ahi (130, 107, and 142) Jeff Fowler, Capt. Russ Nitta, Lepika

May 4: Ahi (100 and 102) Mark Spalding, Capt. Bobby Cherry, Cherry Pit II

May 4: Blue marlin (311.5) Rudy Wankow, Capt. Randy Llanes, Sundowner

May 5: Spearfish (35 and 35) Unknown, Capt. Guy Terwilliger, High Flier

May 5: Ono (5 fish to 20 pounds) Unknown, Capt. Tony Clark, Ihu Nui II

May 5: Blue marlin (138) Brayden Torres, Capt. Butch Chee, Duck Soup

May 5: Blue marlin (219.5) Thom Jenrette, Capt. Andrew Peterson, High Noon

May 5: Ahi (147) Jon Webb, Capt. Kevin Nakamaru, Northern Lights

May 5: Spearfish (35) Chris Howat, Capt. Marlin Parker, Marlin Magic II

May 6: Ahi (108.5) Scott Polivy, Capt. Steve Epstein, Huntress

May 6: Ono (37 and 46.5) Diego Hernandez, Capt. Bill Casey, Marlin Grando

May 6: Spearfish (35 and 38) Rob Peach, Capt. Boyd DeCoito, Foxy Lady

May 6: Ono (4 fish to 20 pounds) Unknown, Capt. Steve Tarbill, Kona Concept

May 6: Ahi (105 and 178.5) Andy Mezirow, Capt. Bobby Cherry, Cherry Pit II

May 6: Spearfish (40) Jeff Glover, Capt. Boyd DeCoito, Foxy Lady

May 6: Ahi (130) Brad Kepo’o, Speared

May 7: Ahi (144) Martin Cremer, Capt. Andrew Peterson, High Noon

May 7: Ahi (100) Andy Mezirow, Capt. Bobby Cherry, Cherry Pit II

May 7: Ahi (118.5 and 121) Kris/Graham Gourlay, Capt. Kevin Nakamaru, Northern Lights

May 7: Ahi (140) Mike Bruschke, Capt. Russ Nitta, Lepika

May 8: Blue marlin (128.5) Josh Garcia, Capt. Chris Hudson, Camelot

May 9: Ahi (217) Kaulike and Oskie Rice, Kaulana

May 9: Ahi (203) Kalani and Stephen Cox, Moana C

May 9: Ahi (147) James Clever, Capt. Kevin Nakamaru, Northern Lights

May 9: Ahi (152.5) Isaac Paglinawan, Capt. Matt Bowman, Northern Lights

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