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September 2017
Hawaii Fishing News
E-Zine Volume 42 Number 9
Table of Contents Featured Articles
In this issue...

Darrell Ota's 35-Year Ulua by Roland Tamaru
Caster ends a remarkable fishing streak with perseverance and determination.

Summer Boating How-To Film Festival Kicks Off by Boat U.S.
Fifteen new film shorts by BoatUS Editors teach boaters how to do practical boating projects.

Battle Against Rapid Ohia Death by DLNR
Researchers and managers collaborate to improve and speed detection of this devastating fungal disease.

Splash! by Bob Duerr
This month the Superferry, mako madness, tournament lie detectors, Global Rescue and ahi tales make a Splash!

From Video to Reality by Kapono Gaughen
YouTube subscribers get a chance to fish in real time with their Shaka Fishing ohana.

Farm Bill Conservation Investments Benefit Waterfowl by Tucker Nelson
Farm bill conservation programs support many kinds of partnerships with private landowners.

DLNR Applauds Environmental Court for Sending Strong Message by DLNR
Court decides jail time is appropriate in December 2015 albatross killings.

Rogue Wave by Frank Bompee Yangson
Even with a good dive partner, you should expect the unexpected on Hawaii's shorelines.

Oio Invitational Tournament by the Kakaako Kasting Club Ohana
The bar is raised by record-setting participants in this years KKC oio tournament.

Scientists Discover Large Taape Free Zone by Randall Kosaki, Ph.D., Atsuko Fukunaga, Ph.D.
Floating ulua lines are navigational hazards for nighttime boat fishermen.

Hilo Seawatch by Craig Severance
Hilo Trollers and Contractors joint tournament yields ahi and ono, and oama run in Hilo Bay.

Kona Charter Desk Report by Shawna Haynes
This months impressive yellowfin and marlin catch was equaled by the tag and release reports.

Cover Story: My Kayak Adventuresby Lee Alameida
A mahimahi finds a live opelu trolled from a kayak irresistible and takes the bait.

Tail Tales: Shoreline Ahi on a Lure! by Hansen Gardling
Shorecaster lands the fish of a lifetime when he hooks 30 lbs of pure muscle.

Somethin' Fishy Kidtime Adventures by Allen Tsukamoto
Summer at the Pond.

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.