Captain Chip Van Mols

Captain Chip Van Mols has been living and sport fishing professionally in Kona, Hawai’i since 1988 working as a crewman in his earlier years then following the natural progression to a professional captain. Chip has worked on and run several well know Kona charter boats including the Jun Ken Po, Rod Bender, Monkey Biz II and currently the LUNA.

While Chip has spent most of his time fishing in Kona, he has also travelled the world in search of giant marlin and sharpening his skills and techniques with each regions best captain’s and crews. With trips to big fish hot spots like the Great Barrier Reef, Ghana and Ascension Island, Chip brings a huge amount of experience and expertise to the table which is reflected in his meticulous attention to detail on his top-shelf Kona operation.

With four Kona granders to his credit and multiple 800lb+ releases, Captain Chip is always in search of his next giant blue marlin. Will you be the lucky angler in the chair when the next one shows up behind the LUNA? We sure hope so! You’ve got to be in it to win it – contact us today to book your trip.

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