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January 2018
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E-Zine Volume 43 Number 1
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Somethin Fishy for the Young Angler by Allen Tsukamoto
Color Fun, Fishy Chum Sealife Tidbits, and Finny Funnies.

Annual Closure of Amaama (Striped Mullet) by DLNR
The near-shore amaama fishery is closed from December through March to allow striped mullet to spawn.

Help Protect Hawaiis Seabirds Turn Off Unneeded Night Lights and Look Out for Downed Seabirds by DLNR
Turn out the light and lock up your pets; Hawaii's seabirds are fledgling and they need your help.

Scientists Return From Expedition to Papahanaumokuakea by NOAA
Research gives scientists data for future management plans for the monument.

Fishing in the New Year by Jamie Hamamoto
If we each take a little responsibility, together we can make a big difference!

Landmark Legislation by ASA
New bill seeks to recognize recreational fishing needs in reauthorized Magnuson-Stevens Act.

Varmint Hunting with my Sisters by Frank Yangson
Those eyes glowing in the desert might not be attached to the critter you expect.

Go Hunt, Hawaii by DLNR
The DLNR shares hunter education class schedule, license requirements and their quarterly newsletter.

Splash! FISHING NEWS by Bob Duerr
Splash! explores Kauai's pilot whale strandings, historic Hawaiian fishhooks, & DLNR's response to overfishing questions.

ISLAND OF HAWAII--Kona Charter Desk Report by Shawna Haynes
This month's impressive yellow and marlin catch was equaled by the tag and release reports.

New Williamson® Koika Jig Gives Fish a Long Look, Elicits Strikes by Bob Ringer
Try this new lure on your next tuna jigging adventure.

Lahaina Seawatch by Donnell Tate
Three late-year tournaments top the news from Maui.

Hilo Seawatch by Craig Severance
Hilo Trollers prepare for annual meeting, Craig shares poopaa tips, and recent rains may bode well for fishing.

Mail Buoy by William J. King
Outsiders, kapu, catch and release with barbless hooks.

Mail Buoy by Mateusz Pietrzyk
The ultimate stocking stuffer, a photorealistic fishing simulator game.

Tail Tale & One Drop, Two Uku by Hansen Gardling, Gavin Denzer & Logan Wernet
Everyone took a guess about what was on the line, but no one guessed there were two fish.

Tail Tales by Jason Scroggin
Have fun, its not just catching!

HOLOHOLO Style-Readers Pages by HFN readers
HFN anglers--young and old--share their favorite photos, adventures and awesome catches.

HFN Tides and Moons, Island Charts and FAD Locations
Fishing forecast, box jellyfish alerts, weather predictions and best days and times for fishing.