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Hawaii Fishing News January 2022

E-Zine Volume 47 Number 1
Table of Contents Featured Articles

Tail Tale

by Gavin Ambrosio
A true tale of a fishing ohana's adventure where the youngest angler teaches everyone how to do it.


by Craig Severance
Stormy weather is expected this winter, two kayakers score big, and some indicators of good fishing to come.


by Bob Duerr
Suspected great white shark attack, a B.A.S.S. champ from Hawaii, Alakoko Fishpond and more.

December 2021 Council Meeting Highlights

The Council discusses tori lines, NWHI sanctuary, and honu, plus offers free lunar calendars.

Tail Tale

by Max Germond
A young teen entrepreneur and waterman shares his passion for life while catching fish with his flys.

DLNR Dispatch

Hawaii, Maui and Oahu have replacement FADs onsite. Kauai replacement FADs coming soon!

Consider the Kill

by Christina Henline
Practice Ike Jime: Careful steps taken after a fish is caught will greatly increase the value of the catch.

New State Records

by Dexter Aoki, Amanda Tomosawa, Fasil Bizuneh
New state records for Nile Tilapia, Palenose Parrotfish, and Bullethead Parrotfish.

One Rod To Throw Them All: A Japan Wide-Range Rod

by Kawika Chee
The high price of these imported rods can be justified by their extreme versatility.

ISLAND OF HAWAII  Kona Charter Desk Report

by Sierra Llanes
November charters were slow due to COVID, but locals and visitors both scored big marlin, ahi and mahi.

Mail Buoy  Board Fishing Safety

by Wayne E. Umlauf
The popularity of SUP fishing has a local safety expert offering some advice.

Tail Tale

by Chris Wright
Catching a golden trevally on the flats while fly fishing in Hawaii is a very special treat.

Tail Tale

by Mike Harbowy
While rehabbing from a fishing-related injury, Uncle Mike connects with his Shoreline Whipper ohana.

Fishing Flies Deep

by Louie the Fish De Nolfo
Techniques learned in New Zealand and used on a Maine flyfishing adventure can be adapted to island waters.

Fly Fishing Kauai

by Norman Nagai
Flashback: This rare toon is part of a larger toon story from our July 1981 issue, so there is more to come!

Permit Without Purpose

by Richard Hoeflinger
Administrative rules like HAR 13-105 are outdated and can cost taxpayers time and money.

Bird Talk

by Richard Hoeflinger
Recovering from illness can give you time to notice the little things in lifeand what they might be saying!

HFN Shoreline and Offshore Tournament Calendar

The TBA 2022 tournament schedule holds our hopes for even more opportunities in 2022.

Fresh Catch of the Day  Nenue Sea Chub

by the Fishwife
Nenue-Ricotta Cheese Bake, Steamed Nenue with Dill, Baked Nenue with Tarragon and more.

Kidtime Adventures & Young Angler

by Allen Tsukamoto
Journey to the Reservoir, Sea Hunt, Fishy Chum Sealife Tidbits and Finny Funnies.

HOLOHOLO STYLE  Readers' Pages

by HFN Readers
HFN anglersyoung and oldshare their favorite photos, adventures and awesome catches.

HFN Tides and Moons, Island Charts and FAD Locations

Fishing forecast, box jellyfish alerts, Out of Season warnings, weather predictions & best days & times for fishing.