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E-Zine Volume 45 Number 7
Table of Contents Featured Articles

Man and the Ski - One for the Books

by Kurtis Chong Kee
Lose some, win some: this jet-ski angler loses one yellowfin but gets redemption on the very next strike.

Tail Tales  Wahine Anglers Catch Uluas!

by Tristiny Hashimoto, Carrie Asuncion, Todd Kirwan
Experienced and new wahine ulua hunters have caught the addiction.

Attitude Is Everything

by Bill Jardine
Was your last fishing trip wonderful or not-so-wonderful? You decide.


by Robert Duerr
Many state parks reopen, discussions about Pohoiki improvements continue and more.

Mail Buoy: Hawaii Marlin Tournament Updates

by Jody Bright
After much debate the Hawaii Marlin Tournament Series in Kona is running with COVID-19 procedure in place!

ISLAND OF MAUI  Lahaina Seawatch

by Donnell Tate

A 6-year-old angler catches his first marlin while fishing aboard the INATEA with his dad.

Small Islands, Big Hearts

by Capt. Bob Neuweiler
Innovative Hawaii fishermen continue to develop and share ideas that change the world.

43rd Annual Molokai Whippas Fishing Tournament

by Lloyd Yonemura
Despite the tournament cancellation, donors stepped up so the Whippas could present this years scholarship.


by Craig Severance
Hilo Trollers assess their upcoming tournament, and boat fishermen try for ahi and other food fish.

The Emergence of Flashabou Skirting

by Conor Sullivan
Flashabou, the trolling material of the future, got its start right here in the islands.

Beware of SWBO

by Paul Hamada
Safety is paramount to this diver who lost a brother and personally experienced SWBO.

Ask Jamie

by Jamie Hamamoto
Have a question about a fish or fishing in Hawaii? Jamie will find an answer for you.

Mail Buoy: Honokohau Harbor

by Gary Beals
Resident expresses concern over state of Honokohau Harbor during recent break in daily fishing operations.

Tail Tales  Shibi from Shore & Funny How Things Work Out

by Elias Espiritu & Nick Wakida
A shibi caught on light whipping gear and a pleasant surprise ending to a not-so perfect adventure.

The Chase for a 100-lb Ulua  Part 2

by Charles Chucky Balucan
Pursuing a 100-plus ulua for almost a decade teaches this shorecaster that theres joy in the journey.

Uku Fishery in Hawaii Deemed Healthy and Sustainable

Study shows that uku stocks in the main Hawaiian Islands are not overfished or experiencing overfishing.

Sustainable Fishing Relies on Healthy Estuaries

by Kim Peyton and Troy Shimoda
DAR shares midpoint data from an ongoing study of 11 estuaries and their inhabitants.

Lake Wilson Opens

by Stan Wright
Heeding social distancing guidelines, anglers ply Lake Wilson for largemouth and peacock bass.

DLNR Announces 2020 Black-Tailed Deer Season on Kauai

Island hunters can apply now for upcoming archery, muzzleloader and rifle deer hunts.

Tail-End Tommy

by Richard Hoeflinger
Being with friends, taking sunrise photos & searching for turkeys is a great way to spend the last day of spring.

Fresh Catch: Keeping it Fresh

by the Fishwife
Valuable tips for preparing your catch for the pan, grill or sashimi tray, and the best methods of freezing some for later.

Somethin Fishy for the Young Angler

by Allen Tsukamoto
Color 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 Shoreline and Offshore Tournament Calendar

The tournament season is heating up with plenty of opportunitIes for fun firsts, and big bills

HFN Tides and Moons, Island Charts and FAD Locations

Fishing forecast, box jellyfish alerts, weather predictions and best days and times for fishing.