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Bob Duerr
Bob keeps us posted on all the fishing briefs and hunting news in the islands through his Splash! and Hawaii Hunting News columns. He is also a member of the prestigious Outdoor Writers Association of America and an avid offshore fishermen. His favorite crewman is his son Kit.

Jennifer Fratzke
Jennifer grew up fly-fishing on the world famous Deschutes River in Oregon and moved to Oahu in 2006 were she continues to use her fly-fishing skills! Jennifer loves to share her fishing adventures, tips and tricks.

Shaun Gomban
Shaun has been fishing Waianae since he was just a young boy and eventually found his true passion in kayak fishing. Shaun writes articles on fishing methods, tips and tricks, tackle, and of course--kayaks.

Jamie  Hamamoto
Jamie has been fishing all her life and has many IGFA world records. She answers your shoreline fishing questions in her "Ask Jamie" column. Have something to ask? E-mail your questions to

Shawna Haynes
Shawna keeps us up-to-date on all tag and release and marlin catches in "The Blue Marlin Capital."

Richard Hoeflinger
From long-term experience, Dick brings a Big Island perspective to hunting and shooting issues. He continues to hunt upland game birds over pointing dogs, and chase the mountains long-bearded gobblers in the spring.

Bill Jardine
Bill Jardine is a story teller. His stories are spun for both the mind and heart, for the fisherman's line runs through life itself, as every fisherman knows.

Jason Reiser
Fishing around Oahu has been a learning experience for Jason who grew up fishing in Washington and the Florida panhandle. He enjoys challenging himself to do more with less, while chasing marlin, ahi, and ono in his 13-ft Zodiac, "The Slammin Salmon." You'll find him with his wife and his friends anywhere the conditions take him: inshore, offshore, trolling, or spearfishing.

Craig Severance
Uncle Craig is keeping us up-to-date with the happenings on the Hilo side of the Big Island. He reports on the accomplishments and trials of the Hilo Trollers and keeps his finger on the pulse of the fishing community... no small task! Help him out by sharing your stories and photos with him so he can share them with us!

Conor  Sullivan
A career mariner and lifelong fisherman, Conor has lived and fished throughout the country. He has returned to Hawaii, and can often be found along the 500 fathom curve of Oahu on his boat, OHANA O KAI.

Donnell A. Tate
Donnell knows what's happening in the "Maui Triangle" and keeps a sharp eye on the Lahaina charter boat action. He's also a professional photographer.

Allen Tsukamoto
Allen has been HFN's cartoonist for more years than we can remember. Besides his art, one of Allen's greatest loves is his grandchildren. Allen combines his two great loves every month when he draws "Somethin' Fishy for the Small Fry" for HAWAII FISHING NEWS. It's a great way to share quality time with your keikis and help them learn about the ocean.

Hawaii Fishing News Staff
Chuck Johnston
Chuck is the founder of HFN and an active shorecaster, offshore troller, bottom fisherman and long caster. He's been publishing HFN for over 35 years!

Ellen Johnston
Ellen handles all personnel matters and billings at HFN. If you think that's easy, come try it sometime. And she's such a nice lady, too!

Monica King
Based on Kaua'i, Monica handles a hefty load of editing every month. She's clocked more than a decade and a half deciphering the scribblings of deranged writers and fishermen yet still maintains her sanity. Thanks to Monica, you can understand what we're trying to say.