|Hawaii Fishing News January 2021
E-Zine Volume 46 Number 1
|Table of Contents
Updates for New State Records by Michael Billiena and John Miyose
2020 has been the year to get the biggest fish out there and here are 2 more!
One Holiday Surprise After Another by Mikah Tomono
At a new spot with new gear, this slide-baiter lands the ultimate shoreline catch.
Tail Tale A New Speargun Brings a 30-lb Ulua! by Eric Aoyama
The first time out with his new gun proves to be a banner day for this Oahu spearfisher.
Tail Tale Family Fun Close to Home by Kurt Greenbaum
Oahu fisherman and family score ulua and oio fishing near home.
Tail Tale 65-lb Sailfish from a Kayak! by Cory Mira
Water conditions called for a kayak fishing trip out to the big-fish grounds to tangle.
When's Best Time to Go Fishing! by Jim Rizzuto
By popular request, a 1979 reprint of one of Jim Rizzuto's guides to better fishing.
Mail Buoy Proposed Ban to Fishing at Popular Beaches by Stan Wright
What does closing beaches to fishing, the current pandemic and the fishing merit badge have in common?
Splash! by Robert Duerr
Drones, satellite phones, the Obama estate and the history of marlin fishing in Hawaii make a Spash! this month.
HFN Shoreline and Offshore Tournament Calendar
Plan your best tournament season dates for 2021.
Mail Buoy Alternate Option to DAR's Marine 30x30 Plan by Bob Nishimoto
The black-and-white striped manini may be a small reef fish but it is hardly insignificant.
Hawaii Fishers Feeding Families Update by Matt Ramsey
Hawaii fishers continue to share catches, feeding families throughout the islands.
Washing Gear Down by Conor Sullivan
Take care of your gear, and it will take care of you. Heres how.
Ways to Share Fishing Tales by Clyde Tamaru
If you cant get out there and catch fish, there are other good ways to share the thrill.
ISLAND OF HAWAII Hilo Seawatch by Craig Severance
Capt. Craig honors the Hilo Trollers with an ode, and fishermen shift to winter catches in unpredictable waters.
Lokahi Citizen Science: What You Can Do for Better Fisheries by The Lokahi Team
Voluntarily reporting your catches now may permit you greater catches in the future.
ISLAND OF MAUI Lahaina Seawatch by Donnell Tate
At the end of 2020, Lahaina Harbor got a nice surprise: a 656.6-lb Pacific blue marlin.
2020 U.S National Freshwater Spearfishing Championship by Calvin Lai Jr.
After scouting a Nebraska lake with low visibility in high winds, a father and son from Hawaii win it all.
Tail Tale The Amazing Waters of Hawii by Adam Arnott
When out in the ocean looking for fish to spear, you never know what you will find.
Tail Tale Two Anglers Caught the Same Ulua by Louis Carreira and Kimo Ah New
Two anglers catch the same ulua on one tako leg!
Fishermen Weigh In on What They Need by WPRFMC
Virtual Council meetings allow committees an opportunity to give input and recommendations.
Fresh Catch of the Day Snapper by the Fishwife
Always a holiday favorite, this month the Fishwife shares snapper holiday reciepes.
The Hunt That Didnt Happen by Richard Hoeflinger
A bird-hunting trip in the California desert turns into a completely different kind of adventure.
Somethin Fishy for the Young Angler by Allen Tsukamoto
SEAson's Greetings, 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.