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November 2017

E-Zine Volume 42 Number 11
Table of Contents Featured Articles
In this issue...

Importance of Fisheries to the Territory and Nation by Sylvia Spalding
American Samoa Governor, NOAA Fisheries Deputy Assistant Administrator discuss priorities.

National Coalition for Fishing Communities join D.C. Panel by Saving Seafood
Wholesale reform of the Antiquities Act.

New American Samoa Large Vessel Prohibited Area Amendment by Sylvia Spalding
WPRFMC takes strong action at its 171st Fishery Council Meeting in American Samoa.

Government and Cannery to Act on Fisheries Matters by Sylvia Spalding
WESPAC will ask the company to allow vessels to access the small dock.

Sportsman and Wildlife Conservation Receive Support by RBFF
Department of the Interior emphasizes renewed focus supporting family fishing and boating.

Future of Honolua Bay and Lipoa Point by DLNR
An Open House meeting date is set for the Maui community to discuss future plans for the area.

The Hunt Last Week by Jeffrey Bajuyo
After a streak of misses, a clean kill does wonders to raise the confidence level of a deer hunter.

Wow! Was That a Submarine? by Frank Yangson Bompee
On a routine, boring night of harbor patrol, the action heats up when the crew nods off.

BoatUS CAT Team Still Hard at Work by Boat U.S.
BoatUS to the rescue! CAT team continues post-hurricane salvage operations in the Florida Keys.

FISHING NEWS--Splash! by Bob Duerr
Dolphin harassment, the USS INDIANAPOLIS and aquarium collecting permits makes a Splash! this month.

Hilo Seawatch by Craig Severance
Trollers Labor Day event is a go, and Capt. Craig makes educated guesses about the future fishing forecast.

ISLAND OF HAWAII--Kona Charter Desk Report by Shawna Haynes
The sportsfishing fleet tagged and released two times more billfish than they brought back to the weigh master.

Rescue Marlin by William Jardine
Sometimes it takes a village to catch a Pacific blue marlin.

Tail Tales by Henry Lum and Nicholas Wakida
The thrill of good weather and multiple strikes makes for good fishing and good times.

Tail Tales by Luke Waechter
Kauais North Shore offers a young angler an amazing introduction to holoholo fishing.

Tail Tales--Cover Story by Cody Cook
Big ulua takes a Mark White lure and places second in an Oahu whipping tournament.

Tail Tales by Rexy Koga and Joshua Malacas
A bucket list sailfish and a throw net marlin make for unforgettable fishing.

HOLOHOLO Style--Readers Pages by HFN readers
HFN anglersyoung and oldshare their favorite photos, adventures and awesome catches.

Somethin Fishy for the Young Angler by Allen Tsukamoto
Catch of the Day, Fishy Chum Sealife Tidbits and Finny Funnies.

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