About Tropical Sun Sportfishing

What makes Tropical Sun the best fishing charter in Kona?

Our Beautiful Boat

Our new 43' Bertram is exquisite, comfortable and beautifully appointed to accommodate your every need. We truly take pride in maintaing our vessel and gear to impeccable standards. We are very family-freindly and focus on safety and fun.

“I have used many charter companies all over. NONE have ever given me a first impression like Tropical Sun. The crew, boat, and gear are the best I have seen. Nobody keeps the equipment in as like new condition like they do!"


Captain Ryan Lutes

Our Top-Notch Crew

Captain Ryan Lutes brings over ten years of experience of fishing on some of the finest boats in Hawaii. Born and raised in Newport Beach, CA, Ryan's dream was to fish with the legendary captains in the epic waters of Kona, Hawaii. He received his captain license license at 18 years of age, and has experience in commercial fishing, sportfishing, bottom fishing, and major fishing tournaments.

“I started at the bottom and learned from some of the best skippers and deckhands in the world, finally working my way up to the Captain of The Tropical Sun."

—Captain Ryan Lutes

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