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Cherry Pit Sportfishing

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Kealekehe Pkwy, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
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Excellent Boat and Captain!

Went out in May with my husband and sister-in-law and could not have had a better trip! Bob was... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Tropicalgem
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Carlsbad, California
Epic experience

Went fishing and caught a Big Ahi . Bobby is a great fisherman . I highly recommend Bobby to... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Cherry Pit is a 32' Force built in Hawaii for Hawaii waters. Bought in 2016, Cherry Pit is a major upgrade from our original boat. Owned and operated by Capt. Bobby Cherry. With a lifetime of experience Capt. Bobby knows the waters off the Kona coast as good as anyone. Here's a typical day on the Cherry Pit... start the day by catching bait, 10-20 opelu (mackerel) then we'll put the lures out and troll for Marlin, Ahi, Mahi-mahi and Ono while we keep our eyes peeled for Ahi schools and Mahi-mahi schools. That's when we start using our live bait, which will greatly increase our chances of catching these fish. Once we've caught our share we'll put the lures back out and troll home.
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Kealekehe Pkwy, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
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Reviewed yesterday

Went out in May with my husband and sister-in-law and could not have had a better trip! Bob was very professional and knowledgable. We have done many charters on all of the Hawaiian islands over the past 27 years and would highly recommend the Cherry...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went fishing and caught a Big Ahi . Bobby is a great fisherman . I highly recommend Bobby to everybody . I can’t wait for next years trip . Thanks again Bobby you are the best .

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Experienced fisherman - knows where to go and what to do to catch fish. This is a hands on fishing experience - not getting a tan as you troll around. If you want to catch fish Cherry Pit is your charter. In a full day...More

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Reviewed 6 April 2018

I would definitely recommend Bobbie to anyone who is looking to book a charter while on the Big Island. He is extremely knowledgeable, and you can tell he loves what he does. Many people I spoke to before we booked our charter stated "Bobbie has...More

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Bobby C, Owner at Cherry Pit Sportfishing, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

Thank you Terra, I’m so glad you enjoyed your trip with me. Let’s do a full day next go around so we can really knock em dead. See you soon

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Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

We booked a holiday fishing trip for Christmas for the family. The Captain Corey was a professional and positive person who catered to everyone’s ability. Great day in the sun !! We didn’t leave empty handed...

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Reviewed 14 December 2017

Luck’s got nothing to do with it. Bobby is hardworking, knowledgeable, and strives to leave his guests with a memorable experience. I was cautiously optimistic about what our adventure may bring, but Bobby’s dedication & skill ensured a fabulous experience. We ended our day with...More

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Reviewed 11 December 2017

Bobby was recommended to me by fellow charter operators in Lahaina & he did not let me down. This was my third time fishing from Kona but my first with Bobby. We left the harbour & started trolling immediately on our way to fish for...More

Thank chrifutt
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Reviewed 6 December 2017

Bobby was amazing and knows what he is doing. We had a great day on the water. He is very organized and knowledgeable. We booked a second trip while we are here.

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Reviewed 16 September 2017

We did two days with bobby cherry on the cherry pit and had a great time! I've fished maybe 15 times in Hawaii and this was by far the best experience I've had. We caught mahi, yellowfin tuna and a variety of other smaller fish....More

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Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Captain Bobby is such a wonderful, knowledgeable boat captain. We have fished all over the world and really enjoyed our two experiences on the Cherry Pit! We brought our 2 1/2 year old son on the boat the second time and Bobby was great with...More

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cathykroeker
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Just myself and as many people in your party up to 6.
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