Captain Rotella, the acclaimed mastermind behind Night Runner Sport Fishing, offers a unique deep-sea fishing experience in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. With a state-of-the-art 38' custom-built vessel, he provides a diverse array of charters, including Giant Blue Marlin, Mahi Mahi, Yellow Fin Tuna, Wahoo, and other species. Rotella's commitment to customer service, world-renowned lure crafting skills, and family-friendly atmosphere make his charter service a beacon for fishing enthusiasts worldwide.
Captain Shawn Rotella, the acclaimed mastermind behind Night Runner Sport Fishing, is recognized for his lifelong devotion to the sport of fishing, based out of the beautiful Kailua-Kona on the Big Island of Hawaii. His home in Kona is celebrated as the big game fishing capital of the world, with serene, placid waters that offer a unique deep-sea fishing experience to all.
A native to the art of fishing and owner of a fully-equipped charter fishing vessel, Captain Rotella's reputation is unmistakably tied to his craft. He prides himself on running a clean, comfortable operation, welcoming children on board with fervor, fueled by his desire to share the thrill of reeling in the catch of a lifetime with the younger generation.
Captain Rotella is more than just a fishing charter operator; he is a renowned big game lure maker, a skill he has honed and refined over the years. His handmade, Hawaiian-style lures are coveted by marlin addicts worldwide, and his expertise in utilizing these lures amplifies the success of his fishing expeditions.
His vessel, Night Runner, is a state-of-the-art 38' custom-built sport fishing boat, refurbished from scratch in 2006. Equipped with brand new motors and an up-to-date electrical system, the Night Runner is as comfortable and swift as she is clean and well-maintained. Safety, under Captain Rotella's watch, is of utmost importance, as he operates under a Coast Guard license, ensuring a secure and rewarding fishing experience.
Offering a diverse array of fishing charters, Captain Rotella provides his patrons with opportunities to catch Giant Blue Marlin, Mahi Mahi, Yellow Fin Tuna, Wahoo, and a wide array of other species yearround. Additionally, he offers bottom fishing for Giant Trevally, Amberjack, Snapper, Shark, and other deep-sea creatures.
In a unique twist to common practice in Hawaii, Captain Rotella allows his guests to keep their catch, with a few exceptions. A testament to his generosity and respect for his clients, he is more than willing to fillet the day's catch for their enjoyment.
A passionate fisherman and dedicated business owner, Captain Shawn Rotella's Night Runner Sport Fishing offers not just a fishing charter, but an unforgettable deep-sea fishing experience. With a strong commitment to customer service, world-renowned lure crafting skills, and a family-friendly atmosphere, Captain Rotella's charter service stands as a beacon for fishing enthusiasts worldwide.