Visions of Granders: Current is King

An explanation of the blue marlin fishery off Kona, Hawaii

With a lack of charters due to the ongoing pandemic, Capts. Chris Donato and Joe Byrum hit the water on a fun trip in search of some offshore action aboard Benchmark, Donato’s 37-foot Merritt. Along the way, Donato explains the importance of the current in the Kona blue marlin fishery, as well as a few ways to accurately assess current direction and speed while offshore.