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FALL CHARTER SPECIAL!

HALF Day (4 hours) Private-Exclusive Charter
 with a Two Men Crew

Guaranteed the BEST Value for a 35' BERTRAM
IN THE ENTIRE HAWAIIAN ISLAND

$345

Call NOW: 808-987-4773
Click here to Email lindasue2kona@hotmail.com

Maximum 6 people
This price is not per person

Does not include GE Tax & harbor fees

Regular Rates
1/2 day (4 Hrs) $395
3/4 day (6 Hrs) $445
Full day (8 Hrs) $545

 

 

BIG NEWS FROM THE LINDA SUE IV
KONA HAWAII

Wicked Tuna style fishing in Kona Hawaii
just like the very exciting weekly TV show

Captain Jeff Heintz has added a new technique to the Linda Sue IV to
improve your chances to catch the giant Yellow Fin Tuna "Ahi"

You can get real close and personal to the very exciting
Tuna bite just like on TV
when the GIANT 200 Lb jumps 4' off the water
 to grab the dangling squid - The "BIG BANG"
is worth the price of admission

Price for Exclusive 10 hour
great Stick fishing challenge
$795

Fall Special
$695
Includes all taxes & harbor fees

NOTE: DIFFERENT THAN THE TV SHOW, WE USE RODS & REELS,
NO WINCHES OR HARPOONS

808-987-4773
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THE BEST RATE GUARANTEED FOR KONA FISHING for a 35 FT.
CHARTER with 2 COAST GUARD LICENSED CAPTAINS as CREW

IMPORTANT NOTICE 9/1/2017
THAT YOU SHOULD READ BEFORE BOOKING A CHARTER:
WHEN I ADVERTISE OWNER-OPERATOR ,
THAT MEANS I'LL BE OPERATING MY OWN BOAT

Because I own and operate the Linda Sue III and do all my own maintenance, I can offer the GUARANTEED BEST RATES AVAILABLE in Kona for a 35' Charter Boat with a 2-man crew. In most cases when talking to other charter boats, the person you are talking to on the phone is likely not the person running the boat. That could have you open for some "big surprises". Wouldn't you like to get all of your questions answered up front? CALL ME, Jeff Heintz at 808-987-4773 with any questions you might have. If I'm out of range, leave your name & number and I will call you back.

REMEMBER, I  WILL BE OPERATING MY BOAT, WITH MY CREW,
DURING YOUR CHARTER

Prices listed below are for an Exclusive Private Charter (not per person) with your own party of up to 6 people.

1/2 day (4 Hrs) $395
3/4 day (6 Hrs) $445
Full day (8 Hrs) $545

Does not include GE Tax & harbor fees

MORE BIG NEWS FROM KONA, HI


Largest Short nose Spearfish of the Year 2016
Caught in Kona, HI


The Linda Sue IV DID IT AGAIN by making the
"BIGGEST FISH LIST OF THE YEAR 2016"
For the Species
58.5 LB SPEARFISH

John & Nancy Zagorski from South Dakota were the lucky ones to win the bragging rights.

Left to Right:Crew Kip Taylor, John & crew Will Lazenby, Capt-Owner Jeff Heintz
is on Bridge to pull boat away from the dock for the picture

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TWO "BIG FISH OF THE YEAR 2015" ON THE LINDA SUE IV:
BIGGEST STRIPE MARLIN AT 142 lb AND THIS 50.5 lb MAHI,
LARGEST of each species caught in Kona THIS YEAR ON THE LINDA SUE



From left: Capt-Owner Jeff Heintz, Max Hall, crew Mike Kabus, Kip Taylor and Pat Morrison.

Way to go with getting on the Linda Sue's "Big Fish" list of the year
(
More down below)

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Click and Jump to
CURRENT CATCHES


CLICK HERE to see Linda Sue's
1,030
LB GRANDER Blue Marlin

WHEN SELECTING A " OWNER - OPERATOR " TO CHARTER & HELP SUPPORT SMALL BUSINESS SUCH AS MINE, DON'T FORGET TO SEE IF THE CAPTAIN , "OWNER-OPERATOR" IS REALLY IN ALL THE FISH PICTURES. ALSO , SEE IF HIS CREW IS IN THE PICTURES . THIS MAY RAISE SOME QUESTIONS IN YOUR MIND , AS IT SHOULD. WHILE YOUR AT IT, ASK THE PERSON ON THE PHONE IF THEY WILL BE ON THE BOAT.

IT'S YOUR MONEY & YOU HAVE A RIGHT TO ASK THESE QUESTIONS.
I ANSWER MY PHONE & WILL BE ON MY BOAT. I AM IN ALL MY FISH PICTURES.

I'M JEFF HEINTZ & I APPROVE THIS MESSAGE.

Call Me, Jeff Heintz  808-987-4773

SPECIAL "'KAMAAINA DISCOUNT " call for details

 

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7/21 & 7/24/17


120 LB BLUE MARLIN
124 LB BLUE MARLIN

Kona, Hawaii

MaxClark
Jim Cromp

Anaheim, CA

 

Max Clark & Jim Cromp from Anaheim CA had a couple great day on the Linda Sue IV with Cptain-Owner Jeff Heintz.
Each one caught their own Marlin. That is not a very easy acomplishment.
Nice going Guys!!
 

 

Blue Marlin, Kona Fishing charter on  Linda Sue IV

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7/14/17

147 LB YELLOW FIN AHI TUNA
Kona, Hawaii

Josh Boulware
 



Josh Boulware had a great day on the ocean off Kona HI. Josh was on Captain-Owner Jeff Heintzon his other boat, The Linda Suee III with Captain Will Lazenby.


 

Blue Marlin, Kona Fishing charter on  Linda Sue IV

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6/10/17

197 LB Ahi 
Kona, Hawaii

Zander Bowen
Magnolia, TX


197 Lb BIG ASS AHI

Zander and family from Magnolia, TX had 3 great days on the Linda Sue IV. The highlight was when little Liza brought in the 40 lb Spearfish.

 

Crew Kip Taylor in middle and Captain-Owner Jeff Heintz, far right
 

5/5/17


494 LB BLUE MARLIN
Kona, Hawaii

Gregg Gammage

 

Gregg Gammage had an "OUTSTANDING DAY" with his family. Besides the "BIG FISH" they also caught 2 Mihi and an Ono - Nice going guys and girls!
 


Crew Will Lazenby far left & Kip Taylor far right

 

 

 


Blue Marlin, Kona Fishing charter on  Linda Sue IV

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3/24/17

383 LB - 99 LB BLUE MARLIN
79 LB AHI - 4 MAHI MAHI - 22, 26, 30 & 32 lBs
Kona, Hawaii

Tayler Towell
Mike Anders
Gary Larsen
Washington State



Wow, a day to remember for Tayler Towell, Mike Anders & Gary Larsen from Washington State. Non stop action for almost 5 hrs.
2ND DOUBLE MARLIN DAY in a row. See 3/23/17 Picture.


From left to right, Capt-Owner Jeff Heintz, Tyler, Crew Kip Taylor, holding Mahi, crew Will Lozenby in background, Mike holding 79 LB Ai & Gary with his 383 LB BLUE MARLIN.
 

Blue Marlin, Kona Fishing charter on  Linda Sue IV

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3/23/17

131 LB Blue Marlin
123 LB Blue Marlin
Kona, Hawaii

Martin Benadict
James Benadict
Fairbanks, AK


DOUBLE BLUE MARLIN DAY

Martin Benadict and his son James from Fairbanks, AK had an epic day aboard the Linda Sue IV. Father & Son team works pretty good as beside the catch, look at the pair of Blue Marlin father & Son catch on 2/22/17
 

Also 3 Mahi Mahi 31, 29, 17 LBs. all cut up and given to several different Linda Sue's Charters.
 

Pictured left to right Martin, crew Will Lozenby and Kip Taylor, Capt-Owner Jeff Heintz and James
 

3/21/17


291.5 LB BLUE MARLIN
Kona, Hawaii

Mike Crockette
Seattle, WA
 

 

Mike Crockette from Seattle, WA waited until the last hours
of the charter to hook up this beautiful Blue Marlin
and what a show it put on. 1000 yrd on its 1st run
and then the battle began - 1 hour later, in the boat.

 


From left to right: Crew Will Lazenby, Kip Taylor,
Mike and far right, Capt-Owner Jeff Heintz

 

 

 


Blue Marlin, Kona Fishing charter on  Linda Sue IV

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2/22/17

270 LB Blue Marlin
162 LB Blue Marlin

Kona, Hawaii

David Thomas
Gabriel Thomas
Boston, MA



What a great day of fishing when a father and son can be together on the Linda Sue off the Kona Coast in Hawaii with 2 snow capped mountains in the background.

David Thomas from Boston, MA took his son Gabriel out to catch anything. OK. We set out 5 small lures for small fish. 25 minutes out of the harbor, we hooked a "Big Fish". Gabriel jumped in the chair and the fight began. 30 minutes later, Gabriel "10 yrs old" was looking at a fish 3 times his size. When we reset the lines, Gabriel to me "I hope my Dad can catch one." 30 minutes later, bang bang, and David was hooked to a 270 LB Blue Marlin and 1 hour later, we had 2 Blue Marlins on the deck. Not even 3 miles from the arbor they wanted to call it quits except we hookedanother Marlin. It jumped on and jumped off and we were tied up by the scales at 10:30am. Great job Father & Son from Boston, MA!



Crew pictured from left to right: Kip Taylor, Will Lazenby in middle and me as usual, Captain-owner Jeff Heintz on far right

Blue Marlin, Kona Fishing charter on  Linda Sue IV

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9/28/16

624 LB Blue Marlin
Kona, Hawaii

Jordan Scheymayder
Grass Valley, CA


One "BIG ASS" Marlin

Jordan Scheymayder from Grass Valley, CA had his hands full with the "MONSTER BLUE MARLIN" because it died after its 900 yd run, it sank and forced Jordan to stay in the fighting chair for 2 hours 20 minutes - Nice going Jordan!

As you can see in the picture, he is well built & qualified to do the job.


Crew Kip Taylor on far left and Capt/Owner Jeff Heintz on far right

Blue Marlin, Kona Fishing charter on  Linda Sue IV

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Blue Marlin, Kona Fishing charter on  Linda Sue IV

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9/11/16

115 LB Ahi
Kona, Hawaii

Shawn Neilson
Medford, OR



The hang in weight on the Ahi is always less then the actual weight as we "gill & gut" them immediately to preserve the integrity of the meat as most of them are eaten "raw" sashimi style here. Shawn Neilson from Medford, OR booked the Linda Sue IV to give his son Collin an opportunity at Kona deep sea fishing. Nice going to Shawn's nine Mahi (not pictured) and Collin's great "late Sunner" Ahi.

We actually caught another Ahi, 105LB the previous day by Scott Bunday from Plano TX (see next story).



Pictured from left: Crew Kip Taylor, Shawn, Collin, Ray Estes, Tamara and yours truly, Captain-owner Jeff Heintz.

Blue Marlin, Kona Fishing charter on  Linda Sue IV

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9/10/16

143 LB Blue Marlin
Kona, Hawaii

Scott Bunday
Plano, TX


Nancy & Scott Bunday from Plano, TX are regulars on the Linda Sue and Scott is a very accomplished angler. Besides his 143LB, his 42 spearfish & 115 LB Mahi,

he also boated a 105LB Ahi (not pictured) while on the Linda Sue IV.

Nice going, Scott, and Nancy got some awesome video to put on YouTube.


Scott on far left, crew Kip Taylor, Capt-owner Jeff Heintz and Nancy Bunday.
 

Blue Marlin, Kona Fishing charter on  Linda Sue IV

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7/13/16

186 LB Blue Marlin &
89 LB Blue Marlin
Kona, Hawaii

Jim & Bobby Scott
Glassboro, NJ


 

Father & son tag team on Blue Marlin Jim & Bobby Scott from Glassboro, NJ had an outstanding 3/4 day on the Linda Sue IV with Capt/Owner Jeff Heintz and his professional 2 man crew.

Besides the "double-bite" on the Marlin, they were also rewarded with a 35 lb Ono & 23 lb Skip Jack Tuna.


From left: Capt/Owner Jeff Heintz, Jim & BobbyScott and Crew Will Lazenby and Kip Taylor

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7/4/16

ONE BIG WHOPPING ASS TUNA
4TH OF JULY

189 LB Actual Weight
before gutting & gilling for chilling purposes

Kona, Hawaii

Jackie & Rick Santen
Memphis TN


Jackie & Rick Sarten from Memphis Tn had an excnellent day on the Linda Sue IV with Capt-Owner Jeff Heintz and crew Kip Taylor.


From Left: Crew Kip Taylor, Rick Sarten, Capt-owner Jeff Heintz
 

Blue Marlin, Kona Fishing charter on  Linda Sue IV

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5/26/16

50 LB Mahi Mahi
Kona, Hawaii

Jeff Monett
Calgary, Alberta Canada


Another great Mahi Mahi catch on the Linda Sue IV. The Marlin action has been good but in the boat fish count more better - a 50 LB Mahi on a 50 LB tackle is as good as it gets. Nice going Jeff!


Left: Lori Monett, Crew Kip Taylor, & Jeff Monett from Calgary, Alberta Canada, Sharon & John Mader from Chester Basin, Nova Scotia Canada Province
Capt-owner Jeff Heintz, on top.
 

Blue Marlin, Kona Fishing charter on  Linda Sue IV

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5/17/16

110 LB Marlin
Kona, Hawaii

Maureen Boddicker
Wyoming


Maureen's Marlin

Maureen & Dan Boddicker from Wyoming along with Todd and Cindy Tayler from Colorado had a great day with "Maureen's Marlin" and 2 Ono. Dan & Maureen ad so much fun they came back 3 days later and caught 4 more Ono.


Crew Kip Taylor, rear left crew Will Lazenby not pictured &
Capt-owner Jeff Heintz up top.
Anglers (from left to right):
Maureen Boddicker, Todd Tayler, Cindy Taylor, Dan Boddicker

Blue Marlin, Kona Fishing charter on  Linda Sue IV

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5/11/16

THE AHIs ARE HERE!
Kona, Hawaii

Bobby Driver & Manny Castillo
Hawaii


Long time residents of Hawaii and steady fisherman on the Linda Sue, Bobby Driver and Manny Castillo had a great day with "2 Big Ahi" and "2 Huge Ono" - Just not enough hands to hold up the other Monster Ono.


Capt-owner Jeff Heintz, sitting and tired, Boddy far left, Manny & Crew Will Lazenby
 

3/23/16

THE ONOS ARE HERE!
Kona, Hawaii

The
Griepentrogs
Mayville WI


Gordon & Joyce Griepentrog from Mayville WI spend several months a year in Kona to stay warm.
This year Gordy and his son Ryan boarded the Linda Sue IV at 5 am for an early start down south to hunt for Onos & ended up with 5  "BIG ONES" from 30 to 50 Lbs. each. Nice going guys.

                        
From left: Capt-owner Jeff Heintz, Ryan & Gordy

Linda Sue IV charter Kona Sportfishing, Ono

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Blue Marlin, Kona Fishing charter on  Linda Sue IV

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2/02/16

273 LB Blue Marlin
Kona, Hawaii


Some girls have the good looks and then some girls have good luck. Well, here we have a boat load of women with both! Nice going girls who wished to remain anonymous.


Capt-owner Jeff Heintz up top, crew Will Lazenby with hands up.
 

Blue Marlin, Kona Fishing charter on  Linda Sue IV

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1/22/16

327 LB Blue Marlin
Kona, Hawaii

John Zogorski
South Dakota


John & Nancy Zogorski from South Dakota have been regular customers on the Linda Sue II, III, IV for over 20 years It's John's wish every year to catch a "big one".and he succeeded again with this "Big One" .

John, Nancy & yours truly keep on growing older together but we all keep on keeping on.


Capt-owner Jeff Heintz, Carl and
crew Kip Taylor, crew Will Lazenby not pictured.
 

   

Special Ultimate Fishing Adventure

SPECIAL ULTIMATE FISHING ADVENTURE

12 Hour Tiger Shark & Blue Marlin Fishing Adventure
Scroll down for details!

Honeymoon Special

Read below: how to get a FREE trip!

 
Hawaii Sport Fishing - Linda Sue II Boat

 

Kona Fishing Charter
Honeymoon Special

Because we have exceptional luck with Honeymooners, we offer a special package for you and your sweetheart on our full day exclusive charters. Must be booked direct with Jeff by phone toll free: 888-FISH KONA (347-4566)

Package Includes: FREE

1 - Extra Hour of fishing

1 - 8x10 Color Photo
on the Linda Sue

1 - Bottle of
Cold Champagne

1 - Plumeria Lei

$695.00

Left Photo - Brooke & Charles Ruma of Powell OH are still the
Honeymoon team to beat.
If you book our Honeymoon special and catch a marlin larger than their 581lb, your full day of fishing is FREE!

 

 

 

Picture of the Day

The teeth of a
Mako Shark

 

Make shark, sharp teeth!

Notable Catches

  Grander Blue Marlin Kona hawaii, Linda Sue III

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Master Deck Hand, Mike Bonsante from Simi Valley, CA relaxes on one of every Deck Hand's dream -  a Grander. Mike has been Capt Jeff's crew for the past 2 years and can leader anything that comes up behind the Linda Sue III.

Sittin' on a Grander...
Kona, Hawaii

2/19/2012

Caught by Frank Szkotak of Brewerton, NY & Jake Niziol from Fayetteville, NY (see below), deck-hand on the Linda Sue III, Mike Bonsante taking a breather after helping them pull this monster into the boat. Over 1000#! (see picture below...)

Grander Badge awarded to Linda Sue III
by the Hawaii Grander Marlin Club

 

Grander
1,030 lb Blue Marlin,
Kona, Hawaii

Frank Szkotak, Brewerton, NY
Jake Niziol, Fayetteville, NY
2/19/12

Frank Szkotak of Brewerton, NY & Jake Niziol from Fayetteville, NY had a "Grand Day " in Kona Hawaii with one of the rare catches of anybody's lifetime by catching a Grander "any fish weighing over 1000 LBs"

Pictured from Left to Right : Owner-Operator Capt Jeff Heintz, Frank Szkotak, Jake Niziol, & Crew Mike Bonsante



Grander blue marlin in Kona Hawaii
 

 

"Grander"
2/19/12

Frank Szkotak and Jake Niziol

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Special Ultimate Fishing Adventure

Because we have had such a phenomenal success rate in "catching & releasing" the GREAT TIGER SHARK,
many over 1000 lbs, we have now added this Special Adventure to our fishing charters.

If you had ever wanted to catch a fish over 1000 lbs and have the videos to prove it, now is the opportunity.

This charter is seasonal and weather related. CALL FOR INFO & PRICING. All sharks are released.

If you want proof of our successful catches, scroll all the way down until you come to "SHARKS AWESOME"

Call 808-987-4773

262 lb Blue Marlin,
Kona, Hawaii

Rick Burke, Bourbor, MO
8/24/12

 

Rick Bourbor from Bourbor, MO along with his family had a great 3/4 day on the Linda Sue III.

Pictured from Left to Right : Owner-Operator Capt Jeff Heintz, Rick, Angela, Cherri & Ryan and Master Crewman, Mike Bonsante.




 

 

 

blue marlin,Kona Hawaii

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162 lb Blue Marlin,
146 lb Blue Marlin
Kona, Hawaii

Brad Shook, CA
8/13/12

 

Brad Shook and his son from California had an outstanding 3/4 day charter on the Linda Sue III. After Brad landed both Marlins, the 26 lb. Mahi was a dinner bonus. Jeff Heintz, owner and captain is on far right. Deck hand, Mike Bonsante holding Mahi.
 




 

 

Linda Sue charter Kona

 

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  striped marlin Kona hawaii, Linda Sue III

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438 lb Blue Marlin,
Kona, Hawaii

Jermie and Eileen England
8/1/2012

Jermie and Eileen England had a short 3/4 day. This 438 lb Blue Marlin hit at day break, almost dark. After 1-1/2 hr battle Jermie said back to the harbor. Also pictured are Mike Bonsante - Deck Hand and Jeff Heintz, Owner-Captain.

 

 

 

 

 

365 lb Blue Marlin
Kona, Hawaii

Keith Geary
3/29/12

 

Keith Geary, along with Ken Wilson from Eugene OR had a "Big Fish" day on the Linda Sue III along with some nice "table fish".
 




 

 

Linda Sue charter Kona

 

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  striped marlin Kona hawaii, Linda Sue III

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186 lb Blue Marlin,
2 Stripe Marlin
Kona, Hawaii

Lorraine and Alan Greytak, Oceanside, CA
2/6/2012

Lorraine and Alan Greytak from Oceanside, CA came to Kona Hawaii to celebrate their 25th Anniversary and what an Anniversary present! Lorraine landed 2 striped Marlin while Alan got to battle the "big one".

Congrats and please don't wait 25 years to come back!

1/5/12

"W O W"

Kyle Bornstein, owner of Ecopacific Seafoods in Bellingham WA along with long time friend Cassandra Wright, Owner of Vis Seafoods also from Bellingham were on board The Linda Sue III when we caught the " LARGEST OCEANIC WHITE TIP  SHARK " on ROD & REAL in many years off the Kona Coast. Kyle fought the "BIG BEAST " estimated at over 600Lbs. & 11 Ft. Plus long while Cassandra  provided the heroic close up photos.

The "Magnificent Giant" was later
RELEASED UNHARMED to continue it's journey around the Hawaiian Island.

After we get a confirmed tooth count, front row only, the person emailing us the correct answer will get a 20% discount when they book a "SHARK ADVENTURE" on the Linda Sue III




Me and my buddy "Bate"

Close Up below of inside mouth!
He's looking at you, kid!

 

 

August 2011

Watch the video (to the left) of a Tiger Shark and the Linda Sue Charter trip. The Shark was later released and have been spotted by divers safe and sound, happy in the deep waters of Kona Hawaii.

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590 lb Blue Marlin,
Kona Hawaii

Kyle Hurley, Pleasant Hill, CA
11/10/11

 

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Birthday Wish Come True

When Kyle Hurley from Pleasant Hill, CA booked the Linda Sue III for her 26th birthday, she said she wanted to catch a fish, one bigger than her father.

I told her "watch out what you wish for", we have BIG FISH IN KONA!

40 minutes out of the harbor, wham-o! 2-1/2 hours later, with the help of her friend John Madson and Deck hand Mike Bonsante, she landed the monster 590 LB Blue Marlin!

Happy Birthday Kyle, wishes DO come true!

 

315 lb Blue Marlin,
Kona Hawaii

Pablo Salivar, Green River, WY
10/26/11

 

The three Salivar brothers from Green River, WY had the time of their lives on the Linda Sue III. Starting with Pablo tagging a 160 LB bronze Whaler followed by brother Jesus landing a 190 LB bronze Whaler and not to be outdone, the third brother Armando quickly caught a 35 LB Mahi Mahi to bring home dinner. Then back to Pablo who reeled in a 315 LB Marlin on a lure who got the bragging rights of the family. Boy what a day it was for the Salivar's!

 

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blue marlin charter Kona HI

 

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165 lb Blue Marlin,
Kona Hawaii

Jeff Heintz Jr., Madison, WI
10/09/11

 

How many owners/captains in Kona Hawaii can take their son fishing on a charter boat that is named after his two daughters? Only 1.

Jeff Jr. from Madison, WI went out with his Dad and caught this beautiful Blue Marlin on Jeff Sr.'s boat, the Linda Sue III named after his two daughters.

Blue marlins fishing Kona Hawaii

Some ladies really get into Marlin fishing!

 

 

157 lb Blue Marlin,
Kona Hawaii

John Patton, Dallas, TX
9/26/11

Blue marlins fishing Kona Hawaii

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645 lb Blue Marlin,
Kona Hawaii

Bill & Michele Hogan, Stinson Beach, CA
9/22/11

Blue marlins fishing Kona Hawaii

"The BIG ONE"

Bill & Michele Hogan from Stinson Beach, CA had a birthday day wish to catch a "Big One". 1st time out, Michele caught a 180 lb Bronze Whaler Shark which we successfully tagged and released bu Bill didn't get his Birthday fish. You've heard the saying "watch out what you wish for". Well, Bill wanted a "BIG ONE" so when he first saw it, all of us said "Holy S@*!T!" and Bill got his wish! Now he belongs to Linda Sue's 500 LB Club along with 33 other anglers which means he gets 10% off all future charters - Nice going Bill & Michele!!

 

 

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124 lb Blue Marlin,
Kona Hawaii

Jeff Pratt, Scottsdale, AZ
9/12/11

 

High School Classmates

Captain Jeff Heintz and Jeff Pratt graduated from Arlington Heights High School in IL together and finally managed to get together for the 1st time after 40 years.

Jeff Pratt and his wife Michelle from Scottsdale, AZ spent a day on the Linda Sue and ended up with a great fish.

Aloha from Kona to all the rest of my High School Graduating Class! Hope to see more of you!  ~Jeff Heintz

 

 

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Blue marlins fishing Kona Hawaii
blue marlin charter Kona HI

140 lb Blue Marlin,
Kona Hawaii

Charlie Bowen, IL
9/9/11

 

Jim Brewer and his bride Katie came all the way from IL to get married in Kona, HI (what an idea!). Just before the wedding, everyone get out on the Linda Sue for a day of sportfishing.

Grandpa Charlie Bowen from Prairie City, IL got to catch the "Big One" with the great coaching from "Grandson" Gage.

Another great Honeymoon on the Linda Sue!

 

 

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153 lb Blue Marlin,
Minh, from Seattle, WA
119 lb Blue Marlin,
Jeff F., from CA
Kona, Hawaii

9/3/11

 

Mihn (Seattle, WA) with Karen Peters and Jeff F. Had a great fishing day on the Linda Sue III. They are here on a year long work project at the Kona's Keahole International Airport. Mihn who has never had a fishing pole in her hands in her entire life, landed the 153lb Blue Marin! Jeff follows with the 119 lb Blue Marlin. Another great fishing charter on the Linda Sue!

 

 

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Blue marlins fishing Kona HawaiiJust before
Big blue marlin Kona HI

183 lb Blue Marlin,
Kona Hawaii

Brian Murphy, Woodland, CA
8/5/11

 

Brian Murphy from Woodland CA succeeded at his 3rd attempt in Kona to catch the "Greatest Sport Fish" in the world! The first 2 times he only got to watch Blue Marlins 'jump on and jump off".

 

 

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148 lb Blue Marlin,
Kona Hawaii

Mike Chemell, Rockford, IL
8/4/11

 

Mike Chemell from Rockford IL got to watch son Nicholas hang on to the "BIGGEST fish of his life".

 

 

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Blue marlins fishing Kona Hawaii
Blue marlins, Kona Hawaii Linda Sue Charters

140 & 214 lb Blue Marlin,
Kona Hawaii

Dennis Watson & Jonathan Watson
Lafayette, LA
8/2/11

 

Dennis Watson and son, Jonathan from Lafayette, LA had a "FANTASTIC DAY" aboard the Linda Sue with each of them landing a "Beautiful Blue Marlin".

 

 

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143 lb Blue Marlin,
Kona Hawaii

Melvin Bretz, Putnam Valley, NY
7/28/11

 

Melvin Bretz, far right from Putnam Valley, NY treated his daughter, Melanie Johnson from Carona CA for a great day of fishing on the Linda Sue. Melanie did a great job getting this Blue Marlin to the boat in 40 minutes!

 

 

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Mahi, blue Marlin, deep sea fishing


 

 

Deck hand on the Linda Sue III, Mike Bonsante, had his parents Cathy and Don Bonsante from Simi Valley, CA out for a day of fishing and Mike's Dad landed these 2 beautiful Mahi Mahi, 32 & 24 lbs. 7/11/11

 

 

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194 lb Blue Marlin,
Kona Hawaii

Mark Oshannessy, Victoria, Australia
7/24/11

 

Mark & June Oshannessy from Victoria, Australia saw some "huge Marlin" behind the Linda Sue III during their 3 days of fishing in Kona and finally came up with this great 194 lb Blue Marlin.

 

 

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140 lb Mako Shark,
Kona Hawaii

Audrilla Evans, Clouis NM
7/23/11

 

67 year old Audrilla Evans from Clouis, NM had no problem getting this 140 lb MAKO SHARK & to the boat. Lots of the "very tasty" fish was taken from Kona to Hilo for a big family BBQ.
Can you find the water bottle?

 

 

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175 lb Blue Marlin,
Kona Hawaii

Brett Fischer, Dickinson, ND
7/14/11

 

Here is one "Proud Father". He and his son "Brett" accomplished a "Giant Task" by landing this 175 lb Marlin.

The Fischer family Tracey, Mike, & Brett visited Kona from Dickinson, ND.

 

 

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150 lb Blue Marlin,
35 lb Ono
Kona Hawaii

Jeff Cooke, Santa Anna, CA
7/12/11

(Also read story below)

 

Jeff Cooke from Santa Anna, CA tried again the next day for that 3rd 500 lb Blue Marlin and the beautiful and good tasting 35 lb Ono that went back to Santa Anna, CA.

 

 

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415.5 lb Blue Marlin,
Kona Hawaii

Jeff Cooke, Santa Anna, CA
7/11/11

(Also read story above)

 

Jeff Cooke from Santa Anna, CA is still trying to catch his "3rd Marlin OVER 500 lbs" on the Linda Sue III. He's been close several times but not to be this time. I guess if we add them together, that's 655 lbs in one day!

 

 

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blue marlin,Kona Hawaii

 

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129 lb Ahi, Kona Hawaii
Chuck Brittin, Cypress, CA
6/29/2011

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Chuck Brittin and his beautiful lady Kari   from Cypress CA had a grueling battle with this big Ahi "Yellow Fin Tuna". Even though Chuck was in the "chair" for over an hour, Kari was a fantastic cheerleader throughout the battle. Chuck & Kari are "repeat offenders" on the Linda Sue. Last year they had a combined effort in boating 20 Mahi Mahi!

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175 lb Blue Marlin, Kona Hawaii
Nathaniel Long, Haines, AK
6/13/2011

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Ron Long from Haines, AK along with sons, Jacob & Nathaniel had to watch 3 "Big Blues" jump on and jumped off before Nathaniel hooked and landed the 4th one. Way to go Nate - Jacob's turn next time!

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Mahi Mahi, Kona Hawaii
A BIRTHDAY WISH COME TRUE
Anne Marcus, Seattle, WA
5/21/2011

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A BIRTHDAY WISH COME TRUE

Anne Marcus wrote: "Sadly weíre home but we had a great time out fishing and just being in Kona in general. If I know anyone heading out there for fishing Iíll definitely send them your way and when we get back there Iíll be giving you a call.  Hereís a picture of me with the mahi mahi. It was awesome grilled on the beach for breakfast the day we left!
 Thanks for a fun birthday trip!"

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446 Lb Blue Marlin, Kona Hawaii
Mike Biron, Manchester, NH
4/25/2011

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4/25/11: Michael Biron along with his wife Lisa and daughter Rachael from Manchester, NH had a super day on the Linda Sue. Michael had only seen the thrill of a "BIG BLUE MARLIN" on a tight line on TV so he travelled almost 6000 miles in hopes of seeing one in real life. Boy, did he get to see it!  We had 2 "BIG BLUES" ON AT THE SAME TIME. Unfortunately, they crossed each other and one got cut off.
Please notice
: The so-called "Bad Banana Theory" didn't work today.

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53 Lb Stripe Marlin, 31 Lb Spearfish
Kona Hawaii
Scott Hofmann, Jacob Hofmann, MI
4/2/2011

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4/2/11: Scott Hofmann's family from Lansing Michigan area had an action packed day with small Yellow Fin Tuna on Lite Tackle. Scott caught a really good tasting stripe Marlin and his son also caught a really tasty Spearfish.

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32 & 34 Lb Spearfish, Kona Hawaii
Chris White, Raymond WA
2/17/2011

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2/17/11: Keith Clevenger (far left) from Raymond, WA is in Kona with bride-to-be Julie to get married. Before the wedding, they took put part of the wedding party to get some "good eats" for the reception. Also pictured is Chris White "angler" for the two fish even though they rotated every hour with Hawk and Jerry. Capt Jeff Heintz and Mike Bonsante (far right)

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324 Lbs, Blue Marlin, Kona Hawaii
Dan Lacareella, Elks River, MN
2/8/2011

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2/8/11: Dan & Nancy Lacarella from Elks River, MN were having a fun day in the sun on the Linda Sue" when all of a sudden, there was a huge "hole in the water" and then a Marlin jumped out, they do that all the time. Dad had the fight of his life time but ended up wining after 45 minutes. Crew Mike Bonsante did a great job on the leader.

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25 Spearfish, Kona Hawaii
Duane L., Aurora, CO
1/18/2011

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1/18/11: Duane & Carmel Lefor and their friends from Aurora, CO had an exhausting but fun day aboard the Linda Sue. Besides the Spearfish, 2 Mahi Mahi and an 18 lb Ahi in the picture, there were a lot lot more tunas caught on "lite tackle" in the cooler. Owner-operator Captain Jeff Heintz and crew Mike Bonsante are recuperating on the bridge.

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18 Mahi Mahi, 2 Ahi Yellow Fins
Mike & Robin Johnson, Sitka, Alaska
12/13/2010

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12/13/10: Mike & Robin Johnsonfrom Sitka, Alaska had an action packed day on the Linda Sue III with Owner Captain Jeff Heintz and crew, Mike Bonsante.

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Mahi Mahi / Tiger Shark
Lisa Munhoven
11/11/2010

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From R to L:  Steve, Don, Lisa, Chelsea
Steve & Lisa Munhoven are from Ketchikan, AK - Don & Chelsea Youmans are from FL

Lisa battled this 13', 900lbs Tiger Shark for 3 hrs and 20 mins. Then we released it in good shape to bite again.

Lisa writes:
"Thank you very much for such an amazing 2 days!! I've never had a fish put up such a fight. I'm hooked can't wait to come back and go again."

What a mouth on this Tiger Shark!

What a mouth!

Hawaii Shark playing dead

This Tiger Shark is not anywhere dead -
In fact, it tried to kill us!

Check out the stripes on its back!
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Coming to Kona big game fishing, Hawaii fishing or deep sea fishing in Hawaii? Experience the ease of deepsea sport fishing in Kona where Marlins and big game fish are abundant when you know where to go. Linda Sue Charter is one of the most popular fishing charter boats in Kona with low reasonable rates. In May 2005, Captain Jeff Heintz has purchased his latest Sport Fishing Vessel, Linda Sue III. He is owner-operator of his 35 Ft. Bertram Sportfishing complete with Tuna Tower & all new Penn International Tackle - He would love to have you join him on his Linda Sue III for an exciting day of big game fishing! Call us now toll-free 1-888-347-4566! Experience your own exciting big game fishing story, Kona fishing is always good with Linda Sue III, book it with us today! We can book days, and weekends or almost anytime!!

 

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Pacific Bluewater Sportfishing
On The Big Island
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Along the legendary Kona Coast on the Big Island of Hawaii aboard the Linda Sue III.

Captain Jeff Heintz, owner of the Linda Sue III, which he proudly named after his two daughters Linda & Susan, has been a licensed Charter Boat Captain since 1969, and has lived in Kona since 1990.

Big Island Hawaii Sportfishing Charters

Captain Jeff Heintz runs one of the most successful and busy charters boats here on the Big Island of Hawaii. Because Jeff fishes 50 weeks out of each year, and almost everyday of the week, you can always count on a good captain and working crew that knows where to go.

Since this is Captain's Jeff's only source of income, you can count on him giving you the extra effort necessary for you to have a successful Kona fishing trip, so you will want to come back again and big game fish on the Linda Sue III. We hope you will refer us to your friends coming to Kona Hawaii, big game fishing, marlin fishing on our charter fishing boat.

Be sure to check out our Honeymoon fishing boat special rate. What, deep sea fishing in Kona, Hawaii on your honeymoon? Of course! Lots of people do it on the Linda Sue Kona charter fishing boat!

 

After being a CHARTER BOAT OWNER and LICENSED CAPTAIN, I have developed a huge cliental including BOAT OWNERS, CHARTER CAPTAINS and DECKHANDS from LAKE MICHIGAN in CHICAGO Salmon fishing in 1969 on my first LINDA SUE to my first HAWAII CHARTER BOAT on OAHU The LINDA SUE II in 1975.
During the past 37 years I have continued to build my referral base with many of these same good friends and associates from ALL of the HAWAIIAN ISLANDS and many of the MAINLAND STATES WITH LARGE FISHING PORTS.
Because of this, I HAVE BEEN ABLE TO REFER many of my CHARTER CLIENTS to specific BOAT OWNERS, CAPTAINS and DECKHANDS that either live in these states or plan on FISHING THERE while on VACATION. 
 
THESE STATES INCLUDE :  ALASKA,  CALIFORNIA, CHICAGO- LAKE MICHIGAN, FLORIDANORTH CAROLINA, SOUTH CAROLINA, and TEXAS.
 

 

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Kona Fishing Charter

Fishing Charter referring states include:
ALASKA,   CALIFORNIA, CHICAGO- LAKE MICHIGAN, FLORIDANORTH CAROLINA, SOUTH CAROLINA, and TEXAS


Hawaii Sport Fishing

Because I OWNED & OPERATED my previous boat THE LINDA SUE II on OAHU for 15 years I was able to fish off KAUAI, LANAI, MAUI, & MOLOKAI and made many friends with other CHARTER CAPTAINS, BOAT OWNERS, & DECKHANDS, I am still in contact with them and REFER MANY OF MY CLIENTS TO THEM in case they want to go fishing on another island before coming to KONA or after leaving KONA.

Sincerely Capt. Jeff Heintz

In most cases you can have your own boat exclusively for a longer period of time then if you paid individually to be with a larger group. This is especially true with families and couples traveling together.

Captain Jeff owns the Linda Sue III himself and does all of his own maintenance, he is able to keep the operating costs down and pass the savings on to you. Click Here to view our charter rates.

Visit our Boat Pictures to get an idea of the type of fish you will see on your exclusive fishing charter along the Kona Coast of the Big Island of Hawaii.

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Hawaii charter fishing - Kona fishing charter

Barb Schutzenhofer from Cornell, MI and Carol Kreitner from Bellevill IL. They wanted to try a morning 1/2 day charter, because we left at 5:30 AM, these 2 Ahi, 148 lb. & 150 lb. and this 107 lb. Marlin were in the boat by 7:45 AM!
 
 

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NOTABLE CATCHES and real FISH STORIES
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690.5 lb Blue Marlin
Tim & Eric Erbstoesser
San Luis Obispo, CA
08/14/2010


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Tim & son Eric Erbstoesser from San Luis Obispo, CA had to do a tag team for 2 hours to get this "Bad Girl" to the boat. It was a real struggle and deck hand, Mike Donsant (far right) ended up hand lining the monster up for the last hour. Tim's other two sons, 9 year old twins, provided the water service and cheerleading.

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453.5 lb Blue Marlin
Jeffrey Cooke, CA
08/09/2010


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Jeff Cook from California tried to make it a "Hat Trick". Jeff has already landed 2 Marlins on the Linda Sue over 500 lbs and when we saw this one come through the "Transom Door", we thought he had the third one over 500 lbs!
Sorry Jeff, only 47 lbs short but still a beautiful fish!

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267 lb Blue Marlin
Matthew Kowalyk
Greensburg, PA
08/11/2010


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8/11/10: Matthew Kowalyk at only age 14 just wanted to catch anything so we took him up to the "Grounds" and caught several Skip Jack Tunas on lite tackle and he was stoked. On the way  back - slam, jumped in the chair and then Matthew lands a 267 lbs Blue Marlin! Remember still at age 14.
Nice going Matthew along with his Dad Steven from Greensburg, PA.

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165 lb Ahi
Dr. Robert Pinnel
Ft Meyers, FL
7/9/2010


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7/9/10: Dr. Robert Pinnel along with his wife Sandra from Ft Meyers, FL had a great day on the Linda Sue. Bob's reward, a 2 hr epic battle with this 165 lb Ahi.

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42 Mahi Mahi, 2 Big Ono
Tony Mavrides & Kyle Mavrides
Anthony "Pablo" Sammut
Reno, NV
06/16/2010


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6/16/10: WOW, WHAT A DAY!! Tony Mavrides  from Reno, NV took his 17 yr old son Kyle and his friend 13 yr old, Anthony Sammut, aka "Pablo" fishing on the Linda Sue III.

By the end of the day, the 2 boys caught 2 big Onos 35 & 45 lbs and
42 Mahi Mahis, all on Stand-Up Lite Tackle.

Left to Right: Capt-Owner Jeff Heintz, Tony Mavrides, Kyle Mavrides, Anthony Sammut. Sorry Capt Lael  missing from picture, he was getting more ice...

Tony Mavrides is partners with George Sammut & George O'Looney in
Black Bear Diners located in
Reno, Sparks and Fernley,
NV and also
Monterey, Gilroy & Salinas,
CA
 

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20 Mahi Mahi
Chuck Brittin & Kari 
Cypress, CA
06/7/2010


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6/7/10: Chuck Brittin & Kari   from Cypress, CA had some great lite tackle action. Chuck cranked all 20 into the boat while Kari did all the photo action!

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102 lb Ahi (Yellow Fin Tuna)
Mark Judis
Palisade, CO
05/13/2010


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5/13/10: Mark Judis along with brothers and son from Palisade, CO had a great fight with this 102 lb Ahi "Yellow Fin Tuna".
Mark's brother, Scotty, loved the fish so much he had to kiss it!

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233 lb Blue Marlin
Ed Carr
Glen Gardner N.J.
05/07/2010


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5/07/10: Ed & Sue Carr are from Glen Gardner N.J. After 4 unsuccessful attempts in Kona, "not on the Linda Sue lll " to catch a Blue Marlin Ed & Sue Carr from Glen Gardner N.J. gave it one more shot. This time with owner -operator Jeff Heintz along with Capt. Lael Wilson Ed got the fish he's been looking for along with all the spectacular jumps & tail walking.

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93 lb Ahi
Red Shaner
Cheswick, PA
05/02/2010

5/02/10:  Red Shaner from Cheswick, PA had to give it another try and he did it up good with this 93 lb Ahi "Yelllow Fin Tuna". His wife Jude by his side is pictured below with the 121 lb Mako Shark she caught om 4/22/10.

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122 lb Mako Shark
Jude Shaner
Cheswick, PA
04/22/2010

4/22/10:   Jude & Red Shaner from Chesnick PA came to Kona HI to celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary. Jude made history in Kona by catching the 1st Mako Shark of the year, while trolling lures. This Mako made some spectacular jumps, just like a Marlin!

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(7) 20 lb-40 lb; (2) Mahi Mahi,
(75) Shibi,Yellow Fin Tuna
Bobbie Driver
Waimanalo, Hawaii
04/19/2010

4/19/10:  Bobbie Driver from Waimanalo, HI had one very busy time
on our 3 AM start to South Point. 7 big one 20lb-40lb, 2 big Mahi Mahi
and 75 Shibi, Yellow Fin Tuna, on lite tackle (not pictured).

Left to right:  Captain & Owner Jeff Heintz, Bobbie Driver & Co-Captain Lael Wilson

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230 LB Blue Marlin
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11/27/09 Tyler Westwood and Shawn Cornwall from Pefferlaw Ontario, Canada had a great day of fishing. With several Tunas on Lite tackle and then landing 3- 30 lb Mahi Mahi,  they even got to eat one of them!

 
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233 LB Blue Marlin
Shawn Driggers, Wichita, KS
11/22/09

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11/22/09 This over curious Marlin was following the Linda Sue 10 feet behind and 10 ft under the water as we were trolling 2 live Tunas as bait 50 ft behind. With the quick action of Lael by hand lining the Tuna up next to the Marlin, Angler Shawn Driggers landed the biggest fish of his lifetime. Read all about the fine details of our local newspaper dated 11/30/09 story titled "Boats Fascinate Anglers, Fish" by author Jim Rizzuto. Scroll back UP to click on "Important Links to More  Hawaii Information and Other Fishing Destination" (above Notable Catches) then click onto Jim Rizzuto's Fishing Hawaii Offshore (the first link).

Left to Right: Capt Jeff Heintz, Peter Fornaris, Rhonda Cherry (both from Baton Rouge LA), Kathie Driggers, Shawn Driggers (both from Wichita KS), Capt Lael Wilson.

 
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271 LB Blue Marlin
Steve Hopkins, Whitby, Ontario, Canada
10/26/09

10/26/09 Tracey & Steve Hopkins from Ontario Canada had a great 3/4 Charter.
One hour of the 6 hour was spent chasing this 271 LB Blue Marlin.
We almost had one for Tracey but her's came off.
Pictured from Left to Right: Captain & Owner Jeff Heintz, Capt Lael Wilson, and Angler Steve Hopkins.

 
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147 LB Blue Marlin
Terry Stambaugh, Clarksville, MD
123 LB Blue Marlin, 15 LB Ahi, 17 LB Mahi
Kelly Stambaugh, Clarksville, MD
15 LB Aku
Jana Stambaugh, Clarksville, MD
8/9/09

8/9/09 Terry Stambaugh from Clarksville, MD took his two daughters Kelly & Jana sportfishing on the Linda Sue III and they really picked the right day. After loosing several more Marlins and Mahis they all ended up with a great catch!
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172 LB Blue Marlin
Russ Meoham
138 LB Blue Marlin
Andy Peterson
8/7/09

8/7/09 Ross Meoham & Andy Peterson got a hold of a couple really wild ones - even inside the boat one of them tried to kill Lael and James...
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160 & 126 LB Blue Marlin
Dave Beebe, Peoria AZ
139 LB Blue Marlin
Justin Golden, CO
8/5/09

8/5/09 Dave Beebe, President of Beebe Bros Plumbing in Peoria AZ. has fished in several parts of the world in search of a Blue Marlin. Well, in Kona on the Linda Sue III he caught his 1st Marlin ever & then he caught his 2nd. one, all on the same 8 hr. trip. Dave invited Justin Golden from CO. to handle the 3rd Marlin. WOW, what a trip. Nice going Dave & Justin
 

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207 LB Blue Marlin
Joe Gamba, Vacaville, CA
182 LB Ahi, 168 LB & 161 LB Blue Marlin
Ben Gamba, Vacaville, CA
7/29/09

7/29/09 Joe Gamba from Vacaville CA took his 14 yr old son Ben out for a day of sportfishing on the Linda Sue III and what a day it was! Ben, a great example of a 14 yr old, who stays in shape working out at the gym singlehandedly boated a 161 lb & 168 lb Blue Marlin and ended the day in a grueling 1 hr battle with the 182 lb yellow fin Tuna "Ahi". His dad did a great job landing the 207 lb Blue Marlin & successfully released another 150 lb Blue Marlin!
 

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