current issue
100-plus club
spacer spacer
November 2019

E-Zine Volume 44 Number 11
Table of Contents Featured Articles
In this issue...

Tail Tale - A Family Tradition by Timmy Masi
Local fisherman teaches the same traditions he shared with his father, to his kids.

Tail Tale - Cover Story by Del Saldajeno
The excitement of catching a 100+ ulua is even sweeter when you have your children help you.

DLNR Dispatch by Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR)
The long awaited Ala Wai Canal dredging project finally begins!

Tail Tales- Our Hollywood Fishing Spots by Jay Jadu
Good fishing fortune shines on a father and son at one of the Big Island's "Hollywood" fishing spots.

Double Ahi with Three Prong Spear by Robert Duerr
Splashback: This amazing 1987 catch was taken during one of the wildest Hilo ahi runs in history.

HFN Offshore Tournament Calendar
Slow tournament season begins, but the big fish are out there. Send us your tournament info.

Tail Tale - Marlin Caught with Bare Hands by Micky Maddox
Extreme catch: fisherman wrestles a marlin in from shore with his bare hands!

Tail Tales - Pending World Record by Calvin Lai, Jr.
A quick diving trip off Kona results in more than just a few fish for the barbecue.

ISLAND OF HAWAI'I - Hilo Seawatch by Craig Severance
Hilo Trollers end their season with a successful and productive two-day tournament, and more fishing!

Data is the Backbone of All Fisheries by WPRFMC
The Council shares news about the status of the fishery, management and science.

ISLAND OF MAUI - Lahaina Seawatch by Donnell Tate
Maui deckman gets a chance to reel in and boat his first big Pacific blue marlin.

Boating News by BoatUS
Here are tips to eliminate plastic waste and pollution while boating and to protect your boat in the event of a hurricane.

Splash! by Robert Duerr
Making a "Splash!" are harbor pickets, Veterans For Peace, Lehua rats, Fukushima's radioactive water and more.

Tail Tales - When Things Line Up Perfectly by Tyler Brown
Fishing off the back of a U.S. Navy supercarrier can raise more than morale--it can raise tuna, too!

Choosing the Best Knot by Conor Sullivan
Here are some tried-and-true suggestions of knots to use with different fishing techniques and tackle.

Tail Tales - My First Ulua & Teaching Family by Harry Yu and John Terry
A miscast jig gets the attention of this shoreline fisher's first ulua, & a Guide's family fish for fun.

Fresh Catch: Cioppino by The Fishwife
We hope you enjoy our family's favorite seasonal soup recipe.

Fresh Catch: Venison by Chef Joel Harrington
Chef Joel Harrington moved to Lanai and embraced the values of aloha, ohana, and self-sufficiency.

Good Girl by Richard Hoeflinger
A German shorthaired pointer named Girl brings a good nose and high energy to upland bird hunts.

Remembrances by Richard Hoeflinger
Keep treasured memories made in the field fresh with visual reminders of your successful hunts.

DLNR Dispatch: Hunting by Department of Land and Natural Resources
Best practices include good planning, so don't forget to get your license.

Holiday Gift Ideas by Jamie Hamamoto
The season of giving is right around the corner. Here are some suggestions for your favorite anglers.

New Adventure Stories Come with a Lesson by Noah Chun
Patagonia's founder, Yvon Chouinard writes about outdoor adventures with an eye on the environment.

Kidtime Adventure & Somethin' Fishy for the Young Angler by Allen Tsukamoto
A maze of fun, Fishy Chum Sealife Tidbits, and Finny Funnies.

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.