38' - Marlin Grando

38' - Marlin Grando

38' Bertram Based in Kona. Charter Prices are per boat (Maximum 6 people) and include rods, reels, tackle and bait.

 Marlin Grando is a 38’ Bertram sport fishing boat that can accommodate up to 6 anglers. The vessel is well-maintained and had a complete rebuild back in 2008, so you’ll have a seriously top-notch journey out onto the hottest fishing spots.
There is a full toilet on-board, too, so you’ll be traveling in plenty of comfort. She’s equipped with all of the latest safety and navigational gear.

Captain Bill Casey has been fishing off the coast of Kona for over 30 years. He can’t wait to introduce you to Kona’s gentle winds and calm blue waters – they offer some of the best conditions for world-class fishing, from small species ideal for light tackle to hard-fighting big game fish.

The climate here means that it’s possible to explore these waters in every season, so no matter when you visit, you’ll have the chance to reel in a seriously impressive catch. Whether you are seeking a leisurely day on the water or an intense big game fishing experience, Kona is the place for you, and Capt. Bill is the perfect guide!

As for the species you’ll be targeting? Get ready to reel in some hard-fighters! You’ll be targeting Blue Marlin, Mahi Mahi, Yellowfin Tuna, and plenty more. The waters here reach impressive depths within minutes of leaving the dock, so Capt. Bill will have you trolling as soon as you set out on your adventure. He’ll provide you with top-quality Shimano fishing gear to help you battle and reel in your dream catch.

Anglers of all ages and skill levels are welcome aboard. Join Marlin Grando charters and get ready to explore the plentiful waters of this tropical paradise! 

Boat Info

Address: Slip G22, Honokohau Harbor, 74-381 Kealakehe Pkwy, Kailua Kona, 96741
Name: Marlin Grando                  Captain: Bill Casey / Fran O'Brien                  
Boat Launched: Rebuild 2008 Staff on Board: 2
Length of Boat: 38 Feet                                Beam : 13.25 Feet                                                
Private Charters: yes Shared Charters: no
Tag and Release: yes Keep Catch: yes
Fishing License Required: no Fish Filleted: Yes
Types of Rods: Melton Types of Reels: Shimano
Bent/Straight Rods: yes/no     Reel Sizes: 80-130 
Fighting Chair/Harness: yes/yes Tackle Included: yes
Flybridge:  yes Bait Types: lures
Engine: Cummins
Fish Finder/GPS: yes/yes
Tuna Tower: yes Life jacket Adult/Child: yes/yes
Galley: no Cabins: 1
Food Provided: no Alcohol Permitted: yes
Fridge/Cooler: yes/yes Refreshments Included: no
Air Conditioning: yes CD/TV/Microwave: no/no/yes
Toilet/Head: yes Shower: yes
Swimming Policy: no Transportation: no
Bottom Fishing: no Spectator Fee: same price
Minimum age: none Maximum Passengers: 6



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We recommend you to bring the following: Suntan Lotion, Hat, Rainjacket, Sunglasses, Camera, Sweater, Water, Food, Sea Sickness Pills, change of clothes, (especially for children) Towel, Book/Magazine

This boat offers private charters. You will be the only group on the boat and can ask the Captain to take you to certain locations. On a private charter if you want to bring the boat in early, you can do this. There are many advantages to booking the boat to yourselves.

On this boat, they do not offer shared charters.

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