Hawaii Marlin Tournament Series

Hawaii Marlin Tournament Series 2021-07-29T03:26:15+00:00

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Hawaii Marlin Tournament Series

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$2+ Million Average Available Purse

(Non-Covid years)

Averaging 95% Tag and Release Alive of All Marlin Caught


2021 Lazy Marlin Hunt Winners

“Sweet Sadie”

Left to Right – Kyle Vannatta, Kaniela Haunio, Angler/Capt. Boyd De Coito, Capt. Mat Bowman


HMT Series Artist Amy-Lauren Lum Won will be providing a piece for the Champion Angler again in 2021

Click on either one of the pictures below to check out her website and see more of her awesome work.

 


Self Check-In Station

If you have Registered Early and are looking for important forms usually found in Team Kits, please click the links below– 

Each Team Must Submit a Team Entry Form: 2021 HMTS Team Entry

Each Team Must Submit a Liability and Publicity Release: 2021 Liability and Publicity Release

For Catch Reports: 2021 HMTS Catch Report

For General Rules: 2021 HMTS General Rules (06:16)

For Polygraph Policy: HMTS Polygraph Policy 2020 HMTS Polygraph Policy

For Video Camera Instructions:  

For Grid Maps: 2021 HMTS Grid Map

For IGFA Rules: 2020 IGFA Rules (saltwater)

 Click the name of each Tournament below in BLUE to go to that Tournament’s page; there you will find the Individual Tournament Rules, as well as other Entry Forms not on this page.


2021 Results

&  Schedule

SERIES STANDINGS

Full list of standings “by boat” here: 2021 Standings by Boat after LMC

Full list of standings “by angler” here: 2021 Standings by Anglers after LMC

 

Lazy Marlin Hunt

April 9th, 10th & 11th, 2021

A new Tourney celebrating the BIG GIRLS of Spring!

2021 Lazy Marlin Hunt Rules: 2021 LAZY Rules (03:29)

2021 Final Purse Distribution: Lazy Marlin Hunt – Purse Distribution

2021 Final Standings: Lazy Marlin Hunt – Final Standings

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Kona Kick Off

June 26th & 27th, 2021

The Tournament that kicks it all off. Local Style. Largest Flag Fish of each category splits Purse.

Cash/Check Entry Form here: 2021 KKO Cash

2021 Kona Kick Off Rules: 2021 KKO Rules FINAL JB

2021 Day 1 Final Results: Kona Kick Off  – Day 1

2021 Final Purse Distribution: Kona Kick Off – Purse Distribution

2021 Final Standings: Kona Kick Off – Final Standings

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Firecracker Open

July 3rd & 4th, 2021

Marlin and Ahi score in this legendary event.

Cash/Check Entry Form here: 2021 FCO Cash

Firecracker Open Rules : 2021 FCO Rules JB FINAL 1.2

2021 Day 1 Final Results: Firecracker Open – Day 1

2021 Final Purse Distribution: Firecracker Open – Purse Distribution

2021 Final Standings: Firecracker Open – Final Standings

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The Kona Throw Down

July 6th, 7th, & 8th, 2021

Winner Take All for the Biggest Marlin of the Tourney from the Base Entry. TWO Biggest Marlin Winner Take All categories.

Cash/Check Entry Form here: 2021 KTD Cash

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

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Skins Marlin Derby

July 9th, 10th, & 11th, 2021

Patterned after the golf format. Daily Purse is available for the largest Marlin over 500 lbs.

Cash/Check Entry Form here: 2021 SKINS Cash

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

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The Hawaii Lure Makers Challenge

July 16th, 17th, & 18th, 2021

PRESENTED BY ALI’I KAI LURES OF KONA!

Cash/Check Entry Form here: 2021 LMC Cash

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

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Big Island Marlin Tournament

August 13th, 14th, & 15th, 2021

Kona’s first high stakes, Big Game Tournament to pay cash for Tag & Release AND Big Marlin. Founded in 1986.

Cash/Check Entry Form here: 2021 BIMT Cash

2020 Final Standings: Big Island Marlin Tournament (Final Results & Radio Logs)

2020 Purse Distribution (by Boat & Category): Big Island Marlin Tournament (Final Purse Distribution)

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It’s a Wrap Tournament

September 10th, 11th & 12th, 2021

The Tournament that ends our Season!

Cash/Check Entry Form here: 2021 WRAP Cash 

2020 Day 3 Results & Final Standings: It’s A Wrap (Final Results)

2020 Purse Distribution: It’s A Wrap (Final Purse Distribution)


2020 Series Standings

Angler Division: 

2020 Angler Standings

Guy Arrington – 4,922 points, Chad Beaudry – 4,565.5 points, Rey Rubalcava – 2,633.5 points

Boat Division:

2020 Boat Standings

Wild Hooker – 5,122.5 points, Last Chance – 4,654.5 points, Miss Mojo – 3,133.5 points, Melee – 2,800 points



 

 

UP NEXT:

34th Big Island Marlin Tournament

August 13 – 15,  2021

 

 

 

 


Kona Kick Off

Winners!

Scotty Hilpert (standing with lure in hand) caught this 462.5 pound blue to lead Team Coca Cola to Largest Marlin honors in the Kona Kick Off.

2020 Series Champs on Wild Hooker defended their Crown with HMT Series Champion Angler Guy Arrington boating this 432 pound blue on Day One of the 2021 Kona Kick Off.


James David caught the top ahi at the 2021 Kona Kick Off, a 125.5 pound fatty.

 

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.

 

Mike Jacobsen caught two five hundred pounders in the 2020 “It’s a Wrap” tourney! (L to R) Mike Jacobsen, Ryan Thurner, Josey Creger, Capt. James Dean.


 


   


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: 2021 HMTS General Rules. | 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: 2021 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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2021 all rights reserved

 

We will be updating this page with forms, rules, and other tournament updates in the near future, so please check back often. Mahalo.