Firecracker Open

Firecracker Open 2020-08-11T01:04:34+00:00


Big Game Tournament

Kona’s signature “Big Game” Tournament that scores Ahi and Marlin points for the Base Purse.

Optional Categories for the Largest Marlin and Ahi of Each Day, for both days of this Two Day Tournament.

2020 – Schedule of Events

August 7th       Registration

August 8th       7AM to 4PM – Fishing    SATURDAY

August 9th       7AM to 4PM – Fishing    SUNDAY

For an old fashioned (printable) 2020 Cash/Check Firecracker Open Entry Form click here:  2020 FCO CASH

For 2020 Firecracker Open Rules click here: 2020 FCO Rules

Follow the links below to access the HMT Series General Rules. To register, please download and complete the Team Entry Form as well as the Liability & Publicity Waiver. Then select a payment form according to your preferred method of payment. Mahalo.

2020 HMTS General Rules2020 HMTS Team Entry | 2020 HMTS Liability and Publicity Release

CREDIT CARD – Register Online: Firecracker CASH/CHECK – Register Online: Firecracker


IGFAAll 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.



The crew of BENCHMARK stands with a 517 pound Blue Marlin caught by Andy Shiels! This fish was good for $121,740.00!


2019 Firecracker Open Final Results here: 2019 FCO Final Payout


$101,350.00 Winner: KRISTA-O

Capt. Mike Oshiro led angler Darren Hayashi to the Largest Marlin of Day One of the Firecracker Open in Kona, Hawaii. David Magallanes was, and shall always be Mike’s right hand fishin’ patnah. With Uncle Kimo on the assist, Darren’s marlin went 533 pounds to best the 470.5 pounder caught previously on “End of the Line.”


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