Hawaii Marlin Tournament Series
2019 Short Reel from Jody Bright on Vimeo.
$2+ Million Average Available Purse
Averaging 95% Tag and Release Alive of All Marlin Caught
2021 Series Champion Angler:
2021 Champion Boat/Team
Mark Schubert, Charlie Bowman, Allen Stuart (on knee) Capt. Shane O’Brien (on knee) Jeff O’Bryant, Guy Arrington
Full list of standings “by boat” here: 2021 Standings by Boat after WRAP (09.13.21) copy
Full list of standings “by angler” here: 2021 Standings by Anglers after WRAP (09.13.21)
April 1sr, 2nd & 3rd, 2022
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
June 25th & 26th, 2022
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
July 2nd & 3rd, 2022
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
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.
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
July 8th, 9th, & 10th, 2022
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
July 15th, 16th, & 17th, 2022
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
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.
Cash/Check Entry Form here: 2021 BIMT Cash
2021 Big Island Marlin Tournament Rules (updated 08/08/21) here: 2021 BIMT Rules
2021 Final Catch Log: 2021 BIMT Final Radio Log
2021 Final Purse Distribution: 2021 BIMT Final Payout
September 2nd, 3rd & 4th, 2022
The Tournament that ends our Season!
Wrap Day One Results: 2021 WRAP – Day 1
Wrap Day Two Results: 2021 WRAP – Day 2
Wrap Final Purse: 2021 wrap purse
2020 Series Standings
2020 Angler Standings
Guy Arrington – 4,922 points, Chad Beaudry – 4,565.5 points, Rey Rubalcava – 2,633.5 points
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
34th Big Island Marlin Tournament
August 13 – 15, 2021
Kona Kick Off
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.
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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We will be updating this page with forms, rules, and other tournament updates in the near future, so please check back often. Mahalo.