Embark on Epic Blue Marlin Fishing Adventures


Are you ready to experience the thrill of a lifetime? Embark on epic adventures with Tantrum Sportfishing and dive into the deep blue sea where these magnificent creatures roam. Whether you’re an experienced angler or a novice looking for an unforgettable adventure, blue marlin fishing offers excitement, challenge, and the opportunity to create lasting memories.

What is Blue Marlin Fishing?

Before delving into the adventure, let’s understand what blue marlin fishing is all about. Blue marlin fishing involves targeting one of the ocean’s most prized game fish, the blue marlin. Known for their size, strength, and speed, blue marlins provide anglers with an exhilarating challenge as they battle against these majestic creatures.

The Blue Marlin: King of the Ocean

Learn about the blue marlin’s characteristics, habitat, and behavior to better understand why they are revered as the king of the ocean.

Preparing for Your Adventure

Now that you’re eager to embark on a blue marlin fishing expedition, it’s essential to make adequate preparations to ensure a successful and enjoyable experience.

Choosing the Right Location

Discover the best destinations around the world for blue marlin fishing, from the warm waters of the Caribbean to the Pacific Ocean’s vast expanses.  Kona is considered by many one of the top Blue Marlin fisheries in the world.

Selecting the Perfect Charter

Find the ideal fishing charter that suits your preferences, budget, and level of expertise. A knowledgeable captain and crew will make all the difference in maximizing your chances of hooking a trophy blue marlin.

Gearing Up

Our captain and crew on Tantrum are passionate, almost to the point of OCD regarding terminal tackle, lures, poles, reels, and most importantly our boat.

Understanding Techniques and Strategies

Learn the various fishing techniques and strategies employed in blue marlin fishing, including trolling, live baiting, and sometimes bait and switch. You aren’t expected to know anything about these techniques, so we have a top-tier captain and crew.

The Thrill of the Chase

As you set sail on your blue marlin fishing adventure, prepare to be captivated by the thrill of the chase and the adrenaline rush of battling these mighty creatures.

Spotting the Telltale Signs

Discover the art of spotting signs of blue marlin activity, such as birds diving, surface disturbances, and baitfish schools. You will also see how we use the latest technology to help target these apex predators of the ocean.

Hooking the Big One

Kona Deep Sea Fishing

Kona Blue Marlin

Experience the heart-pounding moment when a blue marlin strikes your lure. Stay focused, maintain steady pressure, and hold on tight as the battle between angler and fish commences.

The Battle Royale

Engage in an epic battle as you attempt to reel in a fish that can weigh hundreds of pounds and test your strength and endurance to the limit. Feel the adrenaline coursing through your veins as you fight to land your trophy catch.

Conservation and Responsible Fishing Practices

As passionate anglers, it’s crucial to prioritize conservation and responsible fishing practices to ensure the sustainability of blue marlin populations for future generations to enjoy.

Tag and Release

Consider practicing tag and release to minimize the impact on blue marlin populations and contribute to their conservation efforts. Capture memories through photography and release these magnificent creatures back into the wild to thrive. The vast majority of the time we practice tag and release, occasionally we will harvest a marlin.

Respecting the Environment

Respect the marine environment and wildlife by avoiding littering, minimizing pollution, and following designated fishing regulations and guidelines. By acting responsibly, you can help preserve the delicate balance of marine ecosystems.


Embarking on epic blue marlin fishing adventures offers thrill-seekers the opportunity to immerse themselves in the beauty and excitement of the ocean while pursuing one of the world’s most iconic game fish. With proper preparation, technique, and respect for the environment, you can embark on a journey filled with unforgettable moments and incredible memories.  Available dates are filling up fast, call us now to get on the schedule.

FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

  1. What is the best time of year for blue marlin fishing?
    • The prime season for blue marlin fishing varies depending on the location, but generally, it peaks during the summer months in tropical and subtropical regions.  Ultimately we catch marlin 12 months of the year.
  2. How long does a typical blue marlin fishing trip last?
    • Trips can range from half-day charters to multi-day charters, depending on your preferences and availability.
  3. Are there any safety precautions anglers should take when fishing for blue marlin?
    • It’s essential to follow safety protocols, listen to the captain’s instructions, and be aware of potential hazards while onboard.  If there are any children under 10, there should be at least two adults on board with them.
  4. What is the average size of a blue marlin?
    • Blue marlin can vary in size, but they commonly weigh between 150 to 400 pounds, with some specimens exceeding 1,000 pounds.
  5. Can beginners participate in blue marlin fishing?
    • Absolutely! Our fishing charters cater to beginners and experts alike and provide instruction and guidance to ensure a rewarding experience for anglers of all skill levels.


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