big island fishing

4 Fish to Catch on a Hawaii Deep Sea Fishing Adventure

It will come as little surprise that the fishing in Hawaii is probably some of the best in the world. The deep waters that surround the islands are famous for the giant fish that are caught here, with a few world records held by local fishing boats. Some of the biggest fish in the sea frolic in the Pacific Ocean, finding their way to Hawaii for feeding and breeding. Our on a Hawaii Deep Sea Fishing Adventure, there are many fish to encounter, thought there are 4 that are among the most popular for fishing boats.

Mahi Mahi – a bright and beautiful fish, the Mahi Mahi is a popular fish throughout Hawaii. Found in moderately deep waters, the Mahi Mahi is a tough catch but so worth the fight. This is a very popular fish in many dishes and is commonly caught on Half-Day Deep Sea Fishing Adventures.

Yellowfin Tuna – quite the fighter, the tuna is a fish that is very common to encounter on a Hawaii Deep Sea Fishing Adventure. Reeling one in is a tough task and might require multiple fishermen to finally bring it on board. You will find yellowfin tuna in Ahi Poke, on a variety of sushi rolls, and as the main entrée.

Marlin – this giant fish is considered a prize catch, and you will need to get out to the deep sea on a Full-Day Hawaii Deep Sea Fishing Adventure. The largest fish ever caught in Hawaii was a Marlin, coming in at over 1,800 pounds, caught off the Kona Coast. Reeling one in can take many hours, so get ready for a big fight.  

Ono – this fish has a very distinct look, long and skinny, though quite big. They can measure as long as 8 feet long, weigh as much as 200 pounds, and are some of the fastest fish in the ocean. If you hook one, you’ll have a battle, but will be well worth it when you get it on board.

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