The Kona Kick Off is the first event in the 2018 Hawaii Marlin Tournament Series.
A “Four Flags” tournament, the largest marlin earns 40% of the base purse.
The largest ahi, ono and mahi each earn 20% of the base purse.
There are optional daily entries as well.
2018 – Schedule of Events
June 22nd 6PM -Pupus, Registration and Team Briefing at Hawaii Big Game Fishing Club.
June 23rd 7AM to 4PM – Fishing
June 24th 7AM to 4PM – Fishing
June 24th 6PM – Awards Party at Hawaii Big Game Fishing Club
For an old fashioned (printable) entry form, click here: 2018 kko cash
For 2018 Kona Kick Off Rules click here: 2018 KKO Rules revised(PDF)
Follow the links below to access the contest rules. To register, please download and complete the Team Entry Form and select a payment form according to your preferred method of payment. Mahalo.
All HMTS Tournaments abide by the International Game Fishing Association’s International Angling Rules – Rules for Fishing in Fresh and Salt Water. A copy of these rules is supplied to each team prior to fishing and is also available HERE>
Rodney Carroll with his 613 lb. blue, winner of the Kona Kick Off. Caught on board Ihu Nui with Capt. McGrew Rice, Carlton Arai and Kaulike Rice. Rachel Carroll (holding the check) contributed a blue marlin tag and release.