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Whipsaw Sportfishing

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Address: 1125 Ala Moana Blvd, Slip A-11, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96814-4901
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+1 808-393-2000

Whipsaw Sport Fishing is located close to Ko'Olina and Waikiki. We have...

Whipsaw Sport Fishing is located close to Ko'Olina and Waikiki. We have full day Charters, 3/4 day charters & half day charters. Come fishing with us!

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Went fishing with these guy's, had alot of fun started early went out a few miles or more. Saw all kinds of animals from birds to whales and dolphins. We did have eight marlins... read more

Reviewed March 5, 2016
mark h
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Houston, Texas
1 review
Reviewed April 13, 2017 via mobile

DO NOT WASTE YOUR TIME with this charter. We were sooooo disappointed. Two bites in 8 hrs of fishing?? One of the other people on our 6 person charter caught a little 30 lb mahi mahi. NO BITES THE REST OF THE DAY. We kept asking/begging to use either live or dead bait. Because regular lures weren't working. And they... More 

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Don H, Owner at Whipsaw Sportfishing, responded to this review

Aloha Sir, fishing in Hawaii is a lot different than fishing in Texas. In Texas you’re fishing around oil rigs and chumming works well. In Hawaii the current moves too fast, and the water is way too deep for bottom fishing. The lures we were using had been working well the last several days & had caught Marlin the day... More 

Adelaide, Australia
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16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed October 26, 2016

I booked a three-quarter day private charter for a party of four onboard the Whipsaw for May 15th. We arrived at the dock around 5:45 am where they met Captain Mike and Shane. We left the dock around 6 am. Captain Mike saw a small pile of birds and headed in their direction. As he approached, WHAM; the rigger came... More 

1 Thank BH2828
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61 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed March 5, 2016 via mobile

Went fishing with these guy's, had alot of fun started early went out a few miles or more. Saw all kinds of animals from birds to whales and dolphins. We did have eight marlins heading to the boat but got off. Not sure just seemed they couldn't keep them on the line but they had us into fish.

2 Thank mark h
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13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed June 30, 2015

The owner Don, is super nice. Great crew. We had an enjoyable day. Definitely recommend this company for a fishing day. Except I got seasick (not their fault). Lesson learned, take medicine the night before, and then again a couple of hours before you leave. Also, we did buy the food option. $50 a person. It is nice and convenient... More 

1 Thank Lisa A
Honolulu, Hawaii
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4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed April 2, 2015

I went twice with Whipsaw and found the Crew extremely professional, personable and very knowledgeable of the waters. They were out to catch fish and were not messing. We ended up with Mahi mahi, Wahoo, and Skipjack Tuna. We landed nine fish in all and when we returned, we were the only boat with such luck. Awesome day out. If... More 

1 Thank hdlyons
New Port Richey, Florida
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51 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed March 28, 2015

I went out with my father in law and watching these guys try to keep lures running correctly was like watching a circus. The captain (I guess you could call him that) was almost 45 minutes late to meet us at the dock (no apology). The only thing good about this charter is that they charge less than other charters... More 

2 Thank Michael C
Victoria, Canada
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed January 31, 2015

Mike and crew are really good guys. Very personable. They know what they are doing in the waters out of Honolulu. They will not venture too far looking for fish. Bring lots of beverages and be sure not to suffer sea sickness if you want to enjoy yourself. you will have to like cigarette smoke as the captain is continually... More 

1 Thank jackdoggerdog
Sydney, Australia
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed November 23, 2014

spent a day out with this bunch november 2014 , spent the entire day trying to get away from the cigarette smoke created by both the skipper of the day and the decky , even after advising them it was a problem , 5 minutes later light up again , in one ear out the other . as for the... More 

1 Thank jeff b
San Diego, California
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54 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed October 20, 2014

You must experience this! Don Hackman and his crew were extremely professional and great to hang out with. Most importantly Don knew exactly where to go and I caught a 200lb Ahi which I ate on for days!! I felt very safe and had a great time out on the water, I highly recommend a full day charter!

2 Thank robertholf
Kiel, Wisconsin
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed October 1, 2014

We booked about a month out before arriving in Hawaii. We were scheduled to go out on the 6th day of our trip. We did not pick the day they did to make sure it worked well with them. We called twice to make sure we were good to go while we were in Hawaii. They said yes they will... More 

1 Thank Amy H

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