There were a few other good Flag Fish considered throughout 2022.
The initial black marlin in 7 years, evaluating 117.2 extra pounds, was boated aboard the Reel Hooker with Captain Joel Cota and also Deckman Kapono Brown. They were returning in after a full-day charter, and also had to do with 15 mins from the harbor, when they had a strike on the lengthy gone setting. It just took them 15 mins to watercraft their uncommon catch making use of 100-test line.
This black marlin was the 21st recorded fish given that 1977. There were none captured from 2003-2013, an 11- year period, one in 2014 and also 2016. and also none from 2017-2021, a five-year period.
The biggest black considered in Lahaina was a 597-pounder in 1991. The initial black considered in Lahaina was throughout the 1977 Lahaina Pot Event, with the winning fish at 559.5 extra pounds.
The biggest candy striped marlin considered in at 143.6 extra pounds aboard the Beginning Me Up Cuz with Captain Steve Carroll and also Deckman Drew Chester. They increased their fish in 200 fathoms off Manele Bay, Lanai. It was a brief rigger strike on 100-test line, boating their catch in 25 mins. It was the biggest fish given that 2012. It was an outstanding year for sailfish, with 4 making it to the ranges. It was the very best year given that 2012 when 4 fish were additionally considered.
The Finest Kind began the run, with the biggest fish evaluating 52.4 extra pounds by Captain Anthony Riccio and also Deckman Makani Kualii. They were fishing off the southwest edge of Lanai, in 150 fathoms in between the K-Buoy and also the Palaoa Factor Lighthouse. It was a dual bite, sticking the fish on the brief rigger on 80-pound examination in simply a number of mins.
The following fish was simply 2 days later on, with a 41.0-pounder can be found in aboard the Kai Mana with Captain Billy Hodge and also Deckman Blake Parrish. They had their strike on the lengthy rigger making use of 80-test line in just 10 mins.
Simply 3 weeks later on, the second-largest fish was considered at 51.8-pounds aboard the Precise II with Captain Sean Hudson and also Deckman Jordan Fuertes. They increased their fish at the K-Buoy off the southwest edge of Lanai on an online lure.
The Reel Hooker completed the run 2 months later on with a 47.1-pound fish with Captain Joel Cota and also Deckman Sam Pedestrian. They were simply previous ” Containers” off the northeast edge of Lanai in the Au Au Network. They had a lengthy rigger strike on 100-test line, landing their fish in 10 mins.
It had not been the very best year for large ahi, with the biggest, an ” Allison” Yellowfin evaluating 166.0 extra pounds aboard the Hinatea with Captain Chris Cole and also Deckman Jake Atafua. They were returning in after functioning the behind of Lanai and also were 150 fathoms off the Palaoa Factor Lighthouse, obtaining their bite in an institution of dolphins. It was a 50-minute battle making use of 50-pound examination line. This is the biggest ahi given that 2018.
The Automatic considered a great 153.4-pound ahi, discovering it off the south side of Kahoolawe in the JJ-Buoy location. The fish struck the brief online lure on 80-test line, taking them half an hour to land their catch. This ahi was hemorrhaged, gilled and also gutted prior to being considered.
The biggest mahi mahi, evaluating 59.6 extra pounds, was landed by a wahine aboard the Kai Mana with Captain Kihe and also Deckman Blake Parrish. They were fishing the K-Buoy off the southwest edge of Lanai. They teased their bull on an online lure, making use of 60-pound examination in 20 mins. It was the biggest by a wahine fishermen, and also the biggest given that 2002.