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Address: 74-425 Kealakehe Pkwy, Slip D-8, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-2708
Phone Number: +1 808-283-1281

Imagine a day on a luxurious 43' Cabo trolling the world-famous fishing...

Imagine a day on a luxurious 43' Cabo trolling the world-famous fishing grounds of Kona, Hawaii with Owner/Operator, Captain Al Gustavson. Our immaculately maintained 43' Cabo is an epitome of luxury gamefishing in Hawaii. With an air conditioned salon, Wi-Fi, master stateroom, shower and state-of-the-art amenities, TOPSHAPE is one of the most comfortable fishing charters you will ever experience. Captain Al Gustavson, the owner and operator of TOPSHAPE, has been fishing the waters off the Kona coast for over 25 years. So, whether you're seeking an elusive grander (1000+ lb billfish) or are looking to catch some of the Ahl (tuna), Mahi Mahi (dolphinfish), Ono (wahoo) or other gamefish in Hawaii, TOPSHAPE fishing is where it's at.

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Captain Al and John were great hosts and fun to talk with. The boat is outstanding. Had a great time!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Jay C

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Captain Al and John were great hosts and fun to talk with. The boat is outstanding. Had a great time!

Thank Jay C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

TOP SHAPE, seriously the best fishing boat ever! Im born and raised in Hawaii, raised on boats and been on a lot of charters here in the islands. The TOP SHAPE is completely first class, clean, comfortable, and the "GYRO" that keeps the boat from rocking, is a highlight. So if you get any kind of motion sickness, YOU WONT... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic crew and boat! Professional, accommodating, and extremely nice! My husband and I chartered Topshape for our honeymoon and we were very impressed. We've charter fished in many parts of the US and never had a nicer crew or boat. The stabilizer (gyro) made our trip much more enjoyable as I tend to get sea-sick. We had a great day... More 

Thank Sydney B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

My wife and I had an awesome time with Al and first mate John! Boat was in top shape and Al and John were more than welcoming and friendly. We got 2 bites and brought 1 of them in that was about 400 pounds. One of my greatest experiences bringing that thing in!

Thank Derrick L
Taylorsville, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Captain Al and John were excellent hosts. The boat was super clean and comfortable. Lara was in the chair fighting for 30 minutes to catch a 200 pound Blue Marlin. John was giving her instructions the whole time. We didn't catch anything else that day, but it was such a beautiful day on the water. I think I chummed the... More 

Thank Diana G
Gilbert, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Capt Al and John are awesome. We had a perfect day on the water. My first time sport fishing and they had me reeling in a Marlin. Topshape is great!

Thank Mykal2112
Cheyenne, Wyoming
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Great two days of fishing with Topshape. Captain Al and first mate John were terrific. The boat couldn't be better maintained or more comfortable. Everything was excellent, even though the second day was without fish. Great time, with great friends and two new ones in John and Al.

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La Crescent, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

Our family booked a 2nd trip with Topshape last week on a visit to the Big Island. This time we went for a full day charter. And much like last time, it was a great experience! The boat is immaculate, the equipment they use (rods/reels/line/electronics/etc) is top notch, and the conveniences onboard (A/C, wi/fi., etc) were great for a whole... More 

Thank Dan K
Reading, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

A true experience of a lifetime! I usually can not stomach the rockin on the boats so I have to stay behind while my husband does the fishing. Not this time though.. Because they had a boat stabilizer I was able to join along without my motion sickness getting the best of me. ( for the same price as the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Went out on an 8 hour trip with captain Al and first mate John, and immediately recognized the amount of experience between the two of them. I was able to understand there techniques and the true art of billfishing, and I believe that the crew on Topshape has nearly perfected it. Though some people may describe it as a ride... More 

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