Waikiki Sport Fishing FAQ's

  • Think layers.
  • On the ocean, it’s usually 10-20 degrees cooler than it is inland. Conditions can also change rapidly.  If you wear layers, you can adjust up and down accordingly.
  • Your entire family over the age of 6 for a fun day on the water.

Please choose if you would like to do an exclusive or shared charter and then choose Half Day, 3/4 Day or Full Day Charter.

Your fishing includes the service fo our Courteous Captain and Crew, rods, reels, tackle, bait and ice. All you need to bring is what you would like to eat or drink, but please no bananas or banana products……seriously.

The Renengade can take a maximum of 6 passengers, including children. The Snoopy V can take a maximum of 10 people fishing.

Private Charters are exclusive fishing charters for you and your group.

Change from 4-6 to 2-6. Change not guaranteed unless there are 3 anglers.

Half Day     4-5 Hours
3/4 Day     6-8 Hours
Full Day     8-10 Hours
Extended Full     Day 10-12 Hours

Our exclusive charters leave when you want to for a full day or 3/4 day.Typically we prefer to meet at around 5:45am and leave around 6am.

Our shared charters meet at the dock at 5:45am for our full day or am half day charters. They leave around 6. Our pm shared half day charters meet at around 11:45am and leave around 12pm.

Absolutely. We will do our best to find some other anglers. If we can’t get some customers of our own, we will do our best to match you up with other anglers on antoher boat in the harbor.

Please call us at 808 926 FISH (3474) or email us. We have a 48 hour cancellation policy. If you give us 48 hours notice, there is no charge. However, if you do not, we charge the credit card provided the full price. Otherwise, you can pay however you like when you arrive.

Typically, some of the best days on the ocean, it is raining on the island and nice on the water.

You are welcome to keep half of any fish up to 100lbs. Any fish over 100lbs stays with the boat. Exclusive charters have the option of paying an additional $200 for the right to keep all fish caught on the charter prior to departure. We are agents for Gray’s Taxidermy and offer their taxidermy service that you may keep your trophy fish forever.

Most Captains will let you keep your catch up to a certain weight. See each boat for more information. On Shared charters, all anglers will receive an equal share of the catch given.

Mates or deckhands on the boat make their money by selling fish and receiving tips. It is customary in the charter fishing business to tip the crew. Crew tips in Hawaii are usually 15-20%.

There is no fee if the change is made before the cancellation period (see above).

We have a 48 hour cancellation policy. If you give us 48 hours notice, there is no charge. However, if you do not, we charge the credit card provied the full price reserved. Otherwise, you can pay cash or however you like when you arrive.