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Grander Marlin Sportfishing

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74-425 Kealakehe Pkwy, Honokohau Harbor, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-2708
+1 732-241-5791
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Great Crew

The Grander crew was awesome! They put us on all quality fish! Caught Blue Marlin and a big tuna... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Hunter C
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What a professional crew if you want to experience Game fishing

I took my two sons , 16 and 13 , on a full day charter with Captain Chris and Decky Joe. We had the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Darrin C
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Blue Marlin Fanatics with a classic 37 Merritt sportfisher, we cater to all levels of fisherman and look to putting you on your dream catch. We are owner operated and take pride in our business and our boat and tackle- this is our life.
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1 week ago
“Great Crew”
3 weeks ago
“What a professional crew if you want to experience Game fishing”
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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74-425 Kealakehe Pkwy, Honokohau Harbor, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-2708
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+1 732-241-5791
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Grander crew was awesome! They put us on all quality fish! Caught Blue Marlin and a big tuna which made for some tasty table fare!

Thank Hunter C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I took my two sons , 16 and 13 , on a full day charter with Captain Chris and Decky Joe. We had the most amazing day , both boys caught their first Marlin , and both great fish , we released one estimated at...More

Thank Darrin C
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my third time going after a Big Blue in my lifetime & I finally scored on a Big Blue. Chris & Joe were outstanding, you can tell they love to fish & will give 100% effort to try & close the deal for...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great day with Grander Marlin. Catching a Blue Marlin was always a dream of mine and Chris and Joe made it happen. Coached me all the way and took pictures for me. Next time I'm in Kona I'll definitely spend a day or...More

Thank MarkLynne2015
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Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

So all of my friends who’ve chartered boats have always caught something. I was hoping to do the same when I booked this charter. It’s a beautiful boat. The captain, well he probably said only about 6 words total during the six hours. It was...More

Thank Xay V
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Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Just like to give Benchmarks captain and Chris and crew Joe a big thanks for a great mornings fishing I watched Jeff ltag and release a 400+ Blue Marlin also missed one more not bad for a four hour trip they’ve very professional and fun...More

Thank DanielandIrene W
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Reviewed 29 May 2018

My wife and I fished with Chris and Joe on our honeymoon, We had awesome time and made some great memories. If your ever in the Kona Area you must give these guys a call. They cater to all levels of anglers and will do...More

Thank tyler W
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Reviewed 9 May 2018

Fished three days with Capt. Chris and deckhand Ryan an all around excellent experience we had loads of bites made some unforgettable memories all around just a real great 50th Birthday. Many thanks guys recommend you to everyone.

Thank Paul B
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Chris D, Owner at Grander Marlin Sportfishing, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2018

Thank you guys and stoked to have you all onboard. Im puttin gtogethter some of the go pro clips and should have them to you in the next few days thanks Chris

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Reviewed 21 February 2018

I have had the opportunity to fish both Samoa and Hawaii with Captain Chris. He has so much knowledge of the ocean and fishing the South Pacific that there is no better choice if you want to land a big fish and learn some things...More

Thank Michael L
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Reviewed 28 January 2018

Had a great day out on the water with Chris & Joe. The Benchmark is a nice comfortable boat, with lots of space to move around and spend time in and out of the sun as needed. Chris provided ice filled coolers with bottled water...More

Thank ian_arlene
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