The Charter Locker
A Fleet of Twin Powered Sport Fishers
Fully Licensed & Insured
with Experienced Captains & Crews
ILLUSIONS is a 41 ft. Topaz Flybridge who's Captain Tim Hicks - was born in Southern California and soon found a passion for deep sea fishing off the California coast. He decided to pursue a career in big game fishing and moved to Kona in 1993, landed a Capt.'s job and has been running the Illusions ever since.
Illusions Sportsfishing - has been fishing Kona waters for over 20 years and has a reputation for being one of the finer boats in the fleet.
ILLUSIONS is a 39ft. Topaz Flybridge with Air Conditioning - A full galley, TV, VCR, - All Class Tackle, Shimano Reels and Custom Rods.
Kona is famous for calm water and big fish, five minutes out of the harbor it's a thousand feet deep. Marlin fishing may not be for everybody, we can target in on Ono (Wahoo), Mahi-Mahi (Dolphin), and Ahi (Yellowfin Tuna) May thru September. Whether you're a complete novice or a seasoned pro we invite you to take a trip aboard the Illusions for a day of fishing that you will remember for a lifetime.
Right - Bruce Moe from Cle Ellum, Washington took top honors in the 1998 Big Island Invitational with this 501 pound Blue Marlin. The Illusions team walked off with a $11,170.00 jackpot, on of the largest purses ever received in Kona.
Illusions is one of Kona's top tournament boats. Left - Al Sullivan and Steve Morse caught a 348 lb. Black Marlin to win a healthy purse in the Big Island Invitational.
Conservation is extremely important to the Sportfishing Industry, the Illusions fishing team supports tag and release, depending on the condition of the fish.
Information & Reservations:
Office located at Gentry's Kona Marina, Honokohau Harbor
74-425 Kealakehe Parkway #16
Kailua-Kona, Hawaii 96740