Striped marlin, spearfish, ono, kahala highlight catches

For anglers of every size, there is a fish of just the right size.  For Mitchell Romero, 11, the right size fish was a 136.5-pound striped marlin, which is the biggest caught so far in 2016. On Friday, Mitchell and … Continued

The Fish Weight Formula

    Fish weight formula Copyright 2016 by Jim Rizzuto. All rights reserved except the right to link your site to this page. Do not use the popular fish weight formula without reading this article first.  Nearly every week of … Continued

Bigeye tuna, three billfish kinds, new world record

In the latest Kona update from Jim Rizzuto, look for stories about bigeye tuna, striped marlin, spearfish, a new world record and great fishing ideas. At year’s end, Miles Nakahara sneaked a huge bigeye tuna past us so you never … Continued

Kona big game fishing 2016 off to great start

The year 2016 is already off to a fast start for Kona.  It was only 3 days old when Hula Girl boated a 625-pound marlin to lead the Big Fish List.  Last year, we didn’t see our first 600-pounder for … Continued

Kona fishing bursts into New Year

Three generations of the Blake family celebrated the holidays together with a fishing bonanza that will make 2015 and 2016 unforgettable for them. Peter Blake runs the family boat TLC 2. As happens annually, his son, Scott Blake, brought his … Continued

Classic “grass” lure skirting

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Tested and proven for decades, “chair grass” skirts are a colorful, durable, effective and economical alternative to high-priced options. The skirts are made from chair webbing, a product manufactured for hard use outdoors in sun, rain, and abuse from heavy … Continued