People may try to discourage you with horror stories about impossible hook-ups and reversing disasters, but the truth is with a little practice and some helpful tips you'll be hitching like a pro in no time. Hooked Up Boat Hire's aim is to provide excellent service, and quality entertainment which represents excellent value for money. The mechanic who installed your hitch probably told you how many chain links to count to achieve the proper tension, but if not just try to keep the tow vehicle and trailer level. We had a small child with us and never once felt in danger. Make sure the coupler is in fact open, as clamps can stick if they haven't been used or maintained recently. Afterwards, once the batteries are already wired to each other correctly, you can now connect it to.
Save your time for something more fun and let us do the hard work in finding you the right provider. Both light and heavy tackle is brought on board so you can get the most out of your adventure whatever the seas throw at you, and the boat is also fully equipped for techniques such as live bait kite fishing, jigging, and trolling. Avoid using signs indicating which direction to turn the steering wheel, as that can be confusing when seen in the mirror. Negative side of the hour meter to the ground bar. It's better to inch towards the trailer slowly in the last couple feet than to zoom backwards and drive the coupler through your license plate! A check of your ignition switch terminals with a multimeter or test light will show which terminal is hot when the key is on.
It is no wonder with the varieties of fish, the calm seas, the wonderful Hawaiian weather, and the majestic Hawaiian scenery that Kailua Kona, Hawaii is a major fishing destination for many anglers around the world. Starpoints can be redeemed for cash or prizes like iTunes giftcards. Captain was awesome, it was a super rough day, he told us what to expect so we were not surprised. If we are able to refill the canceled trip with another trip there will not be a cancellation fee. There should be an accessory terminal on your ignition switch that supplies 12v to radios and such. Our friendly professional captain and crew work great with the customers and will make your fishing trip worth while in Kailua-Kona Hawaii.
Here are a few photos, in case you want some material to post on the web. I take it this is for the 99 130 johnson. The other billfish targeted are the Spearfish, Striped Marlin, Sailfish, Black Marlin and the Swordfish. The tiki bar right at the marina cooked up the tuna and we were a happy bunch. For optimum safety purposes, it is best if you use your safety goggles and gloves. Of course, that helper should be just as observant and careful as yourself.
Or click on the email tab on the top of the pages. Unless you're hooking up a very light trailer that you can drag towards your trailer hitch, you will have to back your vehicle up to the coupler. We fish for blue marlin, spearfish, ahi tuna, mahi mahi and ono year round off the Kona coast of the Big Island in Hawaii. Mate was great, hooked us up with fish and maintained equipment so fast, was all over lines so we never missed action. There are a few more connections you need to make before hitting the road. If you have any other questions about the information in this article, feel free to call our helpful Customer Service staff at 800-663-1570.
All boats have a deck wash system and either live bait tanks or kill tanks You can either pick up and head off on your Northern Territory adventure to your destination of choice, or with prior arrangements; a walk on walk off service into Darwin Harbour. We also got one on a live skipjack— I was surprised a Mahi that size ate it! Hooked Up has a variety of different tackle and equipment to make fishing for the kids easy and fun. I think I'm starting to understand how to hook the meter up. Backing Up On Your Own It can be a lot harder to back your trailer hitch up to the trailer without a helper to spot you. Great trip, tell Jim and Rick I said thanks again. This speed allows us to get you to the fishing grounds faster, meaning more fishing time for you.
You cannot hook it to the coil because that is a pulsed signal. These connections vary depending on what type of hitch you have, so let's take a look at the three main designs. The last is a picture of the Mahi, fresh off the grill at Rosas. What did you like, what didn't you like? The ½ day was plenty for this trolling excursion. We made seared tuna for dinner thanks to Dwaynes recipe so be sure and ask him he is a great cook as well as captain.
It also includes those who offer boat rides and boat trips in Hook. This saves the charge in the Leisure Battery but there is usually an additional cost to the campsite for its use. There are several Marlin fishing tournaments each year in Kailua Kona, Hawaii. If I did what you recommend, would the hour meter keep running with engine off, batteries on? Here are some things to think about - How was the customer service? I read the reviews before I booked the trip and I saw a few negative ones about not catching fish and the tackle selection but compared to other charters I have been on this one is far and away the best all around. With prior arrangement, the boats can be taken to most places in the Northern Territory. Hooking Up A Weight Distributing Hitch A weight distributing hitch requires a few extra steps to hook up due to its extra hardware and connections. If you're facing excessive resistance from the clamp release, you're probably not completely on the ball.
The important thing is we each got to bend the rod. The review system is a way for customers of this business to easily share their opinion. With the magnet clinging to the trailer coupler you can see the stick through your rear window and keep track of where the coupler is. We ended up with 3 Mahi, 2 of them were nice sized. We prepared them as recommended and they were spectacular! Even a fraction of an inch size difference between your coupler and ball can compromise your hitch connection and towing safety. I typically have the engine off and batteries on for the stereo when hanging out at islands. That tube continues forward to the speedo, and again just plugs into the back.