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Capt. Jack - Kona Sportfishing

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Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-2527
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Fishing with the BEST!

I read a couple of the other reviews where people gave a not so excellent rating for this boat. As... read more

Reviewed November 30, 2017
Kathy D
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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
Safety not a priority with this group.

Children on board, no instructions re life jackets given until out in the ocean. Told approx 9 year... read more

Reviewed June 20, 2017
kristye744
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Berryville, Arkansas
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Capt. Jack is a spacious 43- foot Powerboat Flybridge sports fishing boat with a reputation for its expansive size and comfort for up to six guests. The design features a wide-open cockpit area with a centrally located big game fighting chair. The interior includes upholstered booth-style seating with a small galley arrangement and is well ventilated. The vessel is well designed for all ages with easy access throughout.
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  • Very good7%
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  • Poor11%
  • Terrible0%
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“mahi mahi” (3 reviews)
“fish” (12 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-2527
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Reviewed 30 November 2017

I read a couple of the other reviews where people gave a not so excellent rating for this boat. As our First Mate, Shawn, said to us "that's why they call it fishing, not catching"! If people want a guarantee, go "catch" in an aquarium,...More

Thank Kathy D
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Reviewed 20 June 2017

Children on board, no instructions re life jackets given until out in the ocean. Told approx 9 year old children they would have to be wearing life jackets when they came back to dock, but did not show them where they were located. Very rough...More

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Reviewed 5 June 2017

Booked with the Fairwinds desk at short notice and the lady gave me with 10% AAA discount without too much haggling, even though I'm not AAA. Multiple trips through Fairwinds also gets you 20% off other excursions. Capt. Jack's is not the cheapest boat around...More

Thank Derek M
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Reviewed 5 January 2017

Firstly our bad for not doing our homework, we did not realize fishing sucks in December. If we had known we would not have done the trip. Good things - we had the boat to ourselves, now we know why. We saw pilot whales and...More

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Reviewed 30 August 2016

What a great experience this was for the six of us - multi-generational family trip. Captain Mark and First Mate Sean are truly down-to-earth caring men who know their business and were able to describe to us first timers what to expect and they got...More

Thank Nancy S
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Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

My cousin and I went out with Capt Jack this Am. Being 2 women we never know what to expect. Capt Mike and 1st mate Chris we fantastic, knowledgeable, respectful and helpful. They provided assistance when needed. They do a wonderful job of helping at...More

Thank Hedy K
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Reviewed 24 March 2016

This is the second year in a row we have gone with Captain Jacks and caught big fish. Captain Mark is very good at locating and catching large fish another 3 65 inches in one day awesome.

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Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

A group of 6 of us went out with Captain Mark and Jack today for a 6 hour charter and had the absolute time of our lives. There's plenty of room for lounging around or just hanging out and they also provide a cooler with...More

Thank Jessica K
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Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

We went deep sea fishing and had a great experience. The crew was amazing and helped us catch a mahi mahi. Enjoyed the ride as much as the fishing. Highly recommend.

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Reviewed 7 December 2015 via mobile

Did a half day charter with my wife and kids. It was our first time. We caught a skipjack tuna and my kids were able to pull it in. It was awesome. Extra kudos to Jack who was great with the children my son(4) said...More

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