Hawaii Marlin Tournament Series
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$2+ Million Average Available Purse
Averaging 95% Tag and Release Alive of All Marlin Caught
2022 Lazy Marlin Hunt Winners!
Kathleen Wyatt is the lucky angler of the 2022 Lazy Marlin Hunt. Husband Jamison Wyatt (far right) was wireman for Kathleen’s near record catch, Capt. K.J. Robinson guided the teams with softly worded instructions while the boys steered the chair and picked up the slack wherever it was needed. Colton Wyatt far left, Hudson Wyatt in green shirt.
Congrats Sea Genie II!
Full list of standings “by boat” here: 2021 Standings by Boat after WRAP (09.13.21)
Full list of standings “by angler” here: 2021 Standings by Anglers after WRAP (09.13.21)
Self Check-In Station:
For 2022 Firecracker Open Rules: 2022 Firecracker Open Rules
For General Rules: 2022 HMTS General Rules
For 2022 Event Schedule: 2022 HMTS Event Fliers
For Catch Reports: 2022 HMTS Catch Report
For Polygraph Policy: 2022 HMTS Polygraph Policy
For Camera Instructions: 2022 HMTS Camera Instructions
For IGFA Rules: 2022 IGFA Rules (Saltwater)
For Grid Maps: 2022 HMTS Grid Map
2022 Event Schedule
To Enter with a Credit Card click “Registration” menu above and then scroll to your tournament.
To Enter with cash/check click the links to PDF printable forms under each tournament name, below.
Scroll to bottom of home page to print and fill out all other Required Forms. Mahalo.
April 1st, 2nd, & 3rd, 2022
A new Tourney celebrating the BIG GIRLS of Spring!
2022 Cash/Check Entry Form here: 2022 LAZY Cash
2022 Lazy Marlin Hunt Rules: 2022 LAZY Rule
2022 Day 1 Final Results: Lazy Marlin Hunt – Day 1
2022 Day 2 Final Results: Lazy Marlin Hunt – Day 2
2022 Final Purse Distribution & Standings: Lazy Marlin Hunt – Final Results
Presented by Coca-Cola Bottling of Hawaii
June 25th & 26th, 2022
The Tournament that kicks it all off. Local Style. Largest Flag Fish of each category splits Purse.
2022 Cash/Check Entry Form here: 2022 KKO Cash
2022 Kona Kick Off Rules: 2022 KKO Rules FINAL JB
2022 FINAL Results: KKO Final Results
Presented by SEAKEEPER
July 2nd & 3rd, 2022
Marlin and Ahi score in this legendary event.
2022 Cash/Check Entry Form here: 2022 FCO Cash
2022 Firecracker Open Rules : 2022 FCO Rules
2022 Final Results: FCO 2022 Final Results
July 5th, 6th, & 7th, 2022
Winner Take All for the Biggest Marlin of the Tourney from the Base Entry. TWO Biggest Marlin Winner Take All categories.
2022 Cash/Check Entry Form here: 2022 KTD Cash
2022 Kona Throw Down Rules: 2022 KTD Rules FINAL 2.1
2021 Day 1 Final Results: Kona Throw Down – Day 1
2021 Day 2 Final Results: Kona Throw Down – Day 2
2021 Final Purse Distribution: Kona Throw Down – Purse Distribution
2021 Final Standings: Kona Throw Down – Final Standings
July 8th, 9th, & 10th, 2022
Patterned after the golf format. Daily Purse is available for the largest Marlin over 500 lbs.
2022 Cash/Check Entry Form here: 2022 SKINS Cash
2022 Skins Marlin Derby Rules: 2022 Skins Rules JB Final 2.1
2021 Day 1 Final Results: Skins Marlin Derby – Day 1
2021 Day 2 Final Results: Skins Marlin Derby – Day 2
2021 Final Purse Distribution: Skins Marlin Derby – Purse Distribution
2021 Final Standings: Skins Marlin Derby – Final Standings
July 15th, 16th, & 17th, 2022
PRESENTED BY KOYA LURES!
2022 Cash/Check Entry Form here: 2022 LMC Cash
2021 Lure Maker’s Challenge Rules: 2021 LMC Rules
2021 Branded Division Rules: 2021 LMC Brand Rules
2021 Day 1 Final Results: Lure Maker’s Challenge – Day 1
2021 Day 2 Final Results: Lure Maker’s Challenge – Day 2
2021 Final Purse Distribution: Lure Maker’s Challenge – Purse Distribution
2021 Final Standings: Lure Maker’s Challenge – Final Standings
August 26th, 27th, & 28th, 2022
Kona’s first high stakes, Big Game Tournament to pay cash for Tag & Release AND Big Marlin. Founded in 1986.
2022 Cash/Check Entry Form here: 2022 BIMT Cash
2021 Big Island Marlin Tournament Rules here: 2021 BIMT Rules
2021 Final Purse Distribution: Big Island Marlin Tournament – Purse Distribution
2021 Final Standings: Big Island Marlin Tournament – Final Standings
September 2nd, 3rd & 4th, 2022
The Tournament that ends our Season!
2022 Cash/Check entry form here: 2022 WRAP Cash
2021 It’s A Wrap Rules: 2021 WRAP Rules
2021 Day 1 Final Results: It’s A Wrap – Day 1
2021 Day 2 Final Results: It’s A Wrap – Day 2
2021 Final Purse Distribution: It’s A Wrap – Purse Distribution
2022 Required Forms
To access our 2022 HMTS General Rules, click here: 2022 HMTS General Rules 1.2
ALL Teams, please download and complete the Liability & Publicity Waiver, which can be found by clicking here: 2022 HMTS Liability and Publicity Release
the Release and Covenant Not to Sue: 2022 HMTS Tropidilla Release and Covenant
For PAPER entries, please download and complete the Team Entry Form, which can be found by clicking here: 2022 HMTS Team Entry. (Online entrants will fill out this information electronically at the time of their registration).
July 2 & 3, 2022
2022 Kona Kick Off Winners “Last Chance” cutting up with family, friends and staff. (photo below)
From left to right: Miguel Castanada, Laura Dowsett, Sarah Hendricks, Jayden Ross Meyers, Faith Hemry, Ian Keinath (beard) Chad Beaudry, Russ Nitta, Capt. Tracy Epstein with Ashley, Kawai and Honuola Epstein.
Guy Arrington (red shirt) caught this 600.5 pound blue marlin to add to the teams 8 tag and released marlin for a clean sweep of the biggest and most points divisions at the 2021 Kona Throw Down.
World record holder Jada Von Mols took all 3 daily “skins” and a pocket full of cash from the largest marlin categories at the 2021 Skins Marlin Derby with this last minute “rabbit out of a hat” catch, angled in only 12 minutes from Pursuit with Capt. Jason Holtz, her Dad, Chip Van Mols, Nick Durham and John Peterson.
NOTE: All Mainland Checks must be in no later than the Monday before the tournament entering. | See Individual Event Rules and the Hawaii Marlin Tournament Series General Rules for contest related refunds, such as when no qualifying fish are caught in a specific category etc. | All HMTS tournaments adhere to these same General Rules: 2022 HMTS General Rules 1.2 | Individual Tournaments in the Hawaii Marlin Tournament Series score to tournament specific rules and can be found on the Registration page. | The Hawaii Marlin Tournament Series Polygraph Policy: 2022 HMTS Polygraph Policy. | Tropidilla Productions LLC Cancellation and General Refund Policy: Tropidilla Cancellation Policies. | Ours are privately owned events, so we reserve the right to deny entry to anyone, at our sole discretion.
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We will be updating this page with forms, rules, and other tournament updates in the near future, so please check back often. Mahalo.