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E-Zine Volume 47 Number 7
Table of Contents Featured Articles
July Issue

New Oahu Grander

The Hanapa'a Shoot Out Tournament and a skilled Captain drew this huge marlin out of the deep.

Potential New State Record - Goldsaddle Goatfish

A new Goatfish variety enters the State Record Fish list - looks like some aquarium fish were released.

Tail Tale - Tugboater Mariners Handline for Fresh Fish

by Edwin Claunch
Fresh fish for dinner: Tugboat crew spices up mealtimes with handline caught local fish.

Tail Tale - Friends Make Dreams Come True

by Norton Castro
Right place, right time and good friends help make this fisher's dream come true.

Tail Tale - Waking Up to a Screaming Pole

by Aikane Kahawai-Queen
Sometimes, good things really do happen after midnight.

Big Island Casting Hui Summer Slam Tournament

by Duane Nakano
Fishers hook plenty of ulua, omilu and a few others for a great community kick-off to summer fishing.

ISLAND OF HAWAI'I  Hilo Seawatch

by Craig Severance
The good weather allowed the Trollers to enjoy their first tournament of the season, and more.

DLNR Dispatches

Our Governor signs new legislation on four initiatives designed to improve our oceans and lifestyle.

Night Demon of Hookena

by Mike Sakamoto
Legacy Article - HFN readers' requested this great story from a local legend.

New Insights Into Black Marlin Caught Around Hawai'i

by Maya Otsu
Following the elusive black marlin helps us understand its visits to Hawaii waters.


by Robert Duerr
Community-based subsistence fishing areas; more Pacific Marine National Monument expansion, plus...

Equity and Environmental Justice in the Western Pacific

Share your mana'o (insights) this summer on the draft of a national strategy.

Ready to Battle a Billfish

by Charles Levine for BoatUS
Landing your first billfish is an aquatic battle like you've never experienced.

Go Hunt Hawaii

New hunting opportunities for goat and sheep are announced.

Turkey Tag Trivia

by Richard Hoeflinger
Turkey Tag Trivia: online ordering proves popular.

Food, Science and Tradition

by Cassie Pardee, Poseidon Fisheries
Poseidon Fisheries combines tradition, sustainability and recipes in cookbook project.

Fresh Catch of the Day

by the Fishwife
HFN's family favorite recipe creates memories of a long ago Alaska vacation..

Somethin' Fishy for the Young Angler

by Allen Tsukamoto
Catch of the Day, Fishy Chum and Finny Funnies to delight young and old.

HOLOHOLO STYLE - Readers' Pages

by HFN Readers
Local anglers share their fishing vacation adventures, as well as person best fish caught near home.

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, out-of-season warnings, weather predictions & best times for fishing.