On June 23-24th, 2018 is the Annual Hawaii Marlin Tournament Series, Kona, Hawaii. The entry fee is $150 and then if you want a chance at the purse payout the entry fee is $600 fees can be paid by credit card or check. Fishermen must also register their boat and sign the liability and publicity release. The fish species are Blue & Black Marlin, Ahi, Ono and Mahi, there are several different categories and ways to win in. The Biggest Marlin of Tournament, Biggest Marlin per day, Biggest Ahi per day, Biggest Ono per day, Biggest Mahi per day and most points per day. The official fishing times are from 7am until 4pm and on the 24th is the Award Party at the Hawaii Big Game Fishing Club at 6pm. The tournament is sponsored by Taj Mahal, Gray FishTag, Intova, Royal Kona Resort, Fish Track, POP Fishing Marine, Nahele, Big Island Hunting, Wild Oceans, Black Bart along with others.
For more information and rules visit konatournaments.com, there are also several different tournaments presented by Hawaii Marlin throughout the year check dates for more up and coming events.