Want to know more about what to expect from your Maui fishing experience? Learn what fish you’ll catch from the shore, or while on a Maui sport fishing or Maui bottom fishing charter. Learn about the Hawaii fishing ‘seasons’, typical weather patterns more.
Common Hawaiian reef fish of Maui
You never know what's gonna bite down there! From small wrasses, to powerful ulua, there are all manner of beasts just waiting to bite you line!
Common Maui game fish
Game fish commonly caught on a deepsea sport fishing trip off Maui Hawaii. Include blue marlin, striped marlin, ahi, ono, mahi mahi, and spearfish.
Hawaiian fishing styles
Maui fishing charters isn't all we have here. In addition to bottom fishing and deepsea sport fishing, Maui offers shorefishing, spearfishing, kayak fishing, and even hawaiian net throwing.
Maui boat harbors & maps
Maalaea Harbor and Lahaina Harbor are the two primary "activity" harbors on Maui. Most sport fishing boats leave from Lahaina. Bottom fishing boats from Ma'alaea.
Maui Fishing F.A.Q.
Here are some of the more common questions I get about fishing in Maui Hawaii. I've even included a few that it would be wise NOT to ask your captain.
Maui fishing seasons
Serious fishermen want to know the best time of year to fish on Maui. Read about the Maui fishing seasons and how they relate to visitor trends and weather.
One of the most common questions I hear is, “Will it be rough?” Hey, if I could predict the weather, I’d be making a lot more money that I can in the Maui fishing business! All jokes aside, safety is always a captain’s first concern. While some captains might take people into rougher conditions in [...]
Maui's Fish Aggregation Devices (FADs)
It has long been known that pelagic fishes will aggregate to floating objects like logs, nets, and other debris. However, these objects drift around and may only be occasionally encountered by lucky fishermen. Researchers have found that anchoring a buoy or platform in the open ocean will also attract and hold pelagic fishes, although whether [...]
Resources for Fishing & Boating (Links)
The following are offsite resources that will take you away from FishMaui.com. Please add us to your favorites before you explore! Hawaii Fishing Sites Action Fishing Maui – Here’s a website that deals specifically with the Action on Maui. A charter frequently recommended for those looking for a bit more “extreme” Maui sport fishing experience. [...]