Fishing? Did someone say FISHING? Ohhhh, yeah. There’s nothing like that heart-pounding rush of a solid fish strike, and fishing in Maui is unparalleled! From shoreline fishing to open ocean trolling, this island has it all. Charter a Maui fishing boat for an exhilarating day at sea catching ‘ono (wahoo), ahi (yellowfin tuna), or mahimahi (dolphinfish), or hook into a giant ʻulua and other reef fish off of Maui’s spectacular shoreline.
Maui Open Ocean Fishing Tours and Charters
There are numerous Maui fishing charters, so here’s our top picks. Capt. Fuzzy Alboro of Die Hard Fishing Charters in Lāhaina knows all the great spots. Living up to the business name, Fuzzy and crew live to hook into the Pacific’s bounty, and will bend over backward to show you a great time. Sea Monkey Private Charters can’t be beat for luxury charter fishing for you and up to five family or friends aboard their 31-foot Sea Ray Sundancer. Maui Fun Charters in Mā‘alaea specializes in bottom fishing and takes only small groups in their two boats; they also provide personalized coaching for beginners. You’ll be sure to catch Maui fish with this charter.
Maui Shoreline Fishing Tours
For shoreline fishing in Maui, Brian Edmisson is your guy. An expert fishing guide on Maui since 2001, Brian has fished all the shoreline spots on Maui. Brian offers half- and full-day fishing trips complete with gear and beverages and can accommodate up to four active anglers. All About Fish in Lāhaina’s local boy and master angler Sterling knows everything there is to know about Maui shoreline fishing, and fellow angler Kevin is an ulua fishing addict. All About Fish offers 2-hour day trips, but their best offerings are exciting half-night and overnight ulua Maui fishing trips.
Maui Fishing Gear Rental
For those who prefer to fish on their own, West Maui Sports and Fishing Supply in Lāhaina has a knowledgeable staff that will help outfit you with everything you need. Other good rental outfits are All About Fish in Lāhaina and Local Fishing Knowledge in Kīhei.
Hook into Your Maui Dream Vacation
From the azure depths of the Pacific to the rugged Maui coastline, the fishing guys who really know how to show you a good time are often booked well in advance. We advise booking your fishing boat charter or shoreline tour as soon as possible. Contact us today at ILoveHawaii.com to hook into a great Maui fishing experience!