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Saltwater Euphoria Podcast Ep 31

"Foreign Waters, Kona, & Blue Marlin Fishing" w/ Chris Donato

In Episode 31, our host, Captain Ricky Wheeler, talks with Chris Donato. Chris is an Owner/Operator Charter Captain on his boat names "Benchmark" in Kona, Hawaii. Chris talks about his time fishing in the South Pacific in some amazing locations, big blue marlin, his Grander, and what drew him in to calling Kona home. Lots of great stories in this one as well as some great lure fishing tips and more.

To reach out to Chris or to book him for a Blue Marlin Charter in Kona, Hawaii aboard the Benchmark, you can reach him via

Instagram: @GranderMarlin

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