June 4, 2023

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Summertime in Kona means ever-changing situations. When the small baitfish present up on the inshore ledges, they’re normally adopted by bigger species like skipjack and small tuna, that are the popular prey for blue marlin, in response to Capt. Chris Donato. However when there’s a shift within the currents or the climate patterns and winds clock round from a distinct path, it’s time to go on the hunt. That’s why a variety of trolling lures is the popular method in Hawaii, so captains can actively cowl floor as they seek for fish.

It’s usually flat-calm within the lee of the Huge Island. On this episode, Donato and his constitution events catch a number of blue marlin in addition to a bonus spearfish. This additionally options some textbook wiring so make sure you watch because the deckhand expertly handles the chief at boatside.

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