THE FIRECRACKER OPEN
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.
2021 – Schedule of Events
July 2nd Registration – 1:00PM til 5:00PM at HMT Series office, Fuel Dock, upstairs unit H
5:00PM til 8:00PM Hawaii Big Game Fishing Club
July 3rd 7:00AM to 4:00PM – Fishing SATURDAY
July 4th *8:30AM to 4:30PM – Fishing SUNDAY
*Fishing Times subject to change.
For an old fashioned (printable) 2021 Cash/Check Firecracker Open Entry Form click here: 2021 FCO CASH
For 2020 Firecracker Open Rules click here: 2021 FCO Rules JB FINAL 1.2
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.
|CREDIT CARD – Register Online: Firecracker||CASH/CHECK – Register Online: Firecracker|
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.
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.”
SMALLEST BOAT – BIGGEST MARLIN = KONA STYLE!
We will be updating this page with forms, rules, and other tournament updates in the near future, so please check back often. Mahalo.