top of page | Go Fish Kauai, Inc. ( a Go Fish Kauai, Inc. company ) deep sea sport fishing charter of Kauai, Hawaii offers a variety of shared and exclusive private charters delivering great memories and views of panoramic vistas as you cruise the beautiful waters of the garden isle. 

Our fully equipped 38ft Bertram boat the Emma Nalani departs from Nawiliwili Small Boat Harbor in Lihue, Kauai’s main seaport. You will immediately sense you are in competent hands with the experienced and friendly Captain and crew.


Within ten minutes of leaving the slip, you will be fishing some of the most productive big game waters on earth. Depending on the season, you can expect to catch Pacific Blue Marlin or Striped Marlin, Ahi Tuna, Mahi Mahi, Ono and even an occasional Sailfish. With at least one custom made Blue Water Rod and Penn International Gold 2-speed reel for each fisherman, experience proven lures will be positioned to entice even the most elusive trophy fish.

Commodore Gina


Commodore Gina that is.

Gina is the owner and Commodore of the Go Fish Kauai Fleet.  She's been directing the Captain and Crew since she took over ownership of Kai Bear Sport Fishing Kauai back in 2014 and has recently created the new brand Go Fish Kauai, Inc.

Gina will do her best to be sure you're satisfied with your adventure.  When you book with Go Fish Kauai you will be booking directly with Gina.  If you have any questions, she's the lady to talk to.


Emma Nalani 


The EMMA NALANI is a Bertram 38 Convertible III Sport fisher. At 17 tons and 41 ft LOA, the Emma Nalani is everything you want in a fishing vessel.


Her fly bridge is 14 ft above the water with seating for six and provides a panoramic view of the action and the beautiful coastline of Kauai.  


The Emma Nalani comes fully equipped with the finest tackle an experienced crew and lots of aloha. 

The Boats

Catch Policy

Being that Kauai is a tiny island in the Pacific we do not have the luxury of trucking or flying in fresh fish to support our local restaurants, bars & hotels.  Instead they rely on us (local commercial fisherman) to provide them with fresh fish on a daily basis so visitors like yourself can enjoy "fresh fish" while dining out on the island.  


One Fish up to 50 lbs. may be cut, packaged and shared among the guests on board to enjoy a couple meals while here on island . The fish that will be cut is at your Captain's discretion. The majority of large fish caught are sold to local restaurants and market immediately. ( proceeds from these sales are how we are able to provide our guests with the best tackle and gear available.)  Larger fish have a very short shelf life; refrigeration for only 3 days. Freezing fish is just not an option, as the fish will never be the same. With other charter companies having an average 25lb policy,  we are one of the most generous companies on the island when it comes to sharing our catch for you to enjoy on vacation. 

Due to theDept. of Health and Airline restrictions, We do not process or  ship fish off island.

Catch Policy

Cancellation Policy & Restrictions

We do require a credit card ( taken over phone, do not send credit card info via Email) to reserve your trip. If you give us notice more than 5 days before your scheduled trip, there is no charge for cancelling. Within 4 days, it is a 50% charge, and if you are a no show or cancel within 72 hours of your trip, it is full charge.  In the event your Captain cancels the trip due to weather  issues, there is no cancellation charge.


If you have a medical condition , you will need to discuss this at the time of reservation so we can make sure we are able to accommodate you and insure you will enjoy your trip.  

No pregnancies, no recent surgeries, no children under the age of five.

If you have a bad attitude, and no sense of humor, we don’t allow you on the boat. 

Please respect the boat, as your captain spends more time on the boat than he does at home. Please treat it like you are in his home. 

We provide an ice chest with bottled water and ice for our guests.  there is plenty of room for you to keep your lunches/snacks if needed.  No glass bottles or Styrofoam coolers will be allowed on board. 

Cancellation Policy
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