|Hawaii Fishing News May 2021
E-Zine Volume 46 Number 5
|Table of Contents
Hawaii's Newest State Recordsby J. Ng, C. Yoneshige, T. Shimoda, G. Kuwabara
Record weight manini, hogo, uouoa and opelu, all caught on Oahu!
Maui Goes Fishing by Loren Ganoy
A long dry spell is broken for a grateful angler and his fishing ohana, who deal with many challenges.
100-Plus Club by Camden Arrand
A locally made popper and great young angler hook a membership into the Club.
Tail Tales by Mikaela Matsuoka, and Kannon Allen
First catch traditions and great conditions bring awesome fish home to share, on Hawaii and Kauai.
Mail Buoy: More Fish? by Kevin Mulkern & DLNR
An updated environmental assessment will allow DAR to deploy many more fish habitats around Oahu.
The Different Styles of Ulua Fishing by Mike Sakamoto
Legacy article: This is the first of a series of HFN readers' requested reprints from a local legend.
First Global DNA Study of Ulua by National Research Foundation & SAIAB
A partnership between scientists and anglers yields new information on Hawaii giant and bluefin trevallies.
Splash! by Robert Duerr
A rescue at sea, freshwater plumes, Holomua 30X30, whales and state parks are in the Splash! zone.
Big Island-Style Ono Fishing by Conor Sullivan
Expert advice and information to make you more proficient at ono fishing on the Big Island.
Lokahi Team Update by Jim Hori
Lokahi App team hits milestone of more than a thousand members almost a month ahead of goal.
Hilo Seawatch by Craig Severance
Hilo Trollers sets 2021 tournament dates, distributes 2020 awards and draws controversy with honorary statue.
Secret Fishing Spots by Stan Wright
With enough practice and fishing knowledge, anglers can transform an ordinary spot into their 'secret' spot.
Deep Seven Bottomfish Stock Are Healthy by WPRFMC
The Council declares the state of popular bottomfish fishery 'not overfished' with no overfishing occurring.
Freshwater fishing permits for rainbow trout available by lottery, and Lake Wilson gets a clean up.
Lahaina Seawatch by Donnell Tate
Lahaina Harbor welcomed back-to-back 500-plus-lb marlin catches to the scales.
Boat Ramp News
Oahu's Keehi Pier is now closed, and Hawaii Kai's repaired ramp is not as great as hoped.
The Blue Marlin Capital Kona Charter Desk Report by Amber Hudnall
More big marlin, ahi and spearfish came home to Honokohau Harbor, keeping fishermen primed.
Frugality Facilitates Fortuitous Find & Gundog Poem by Richard Hoeflinger
A seemingly birdless hunt on the mountain ends with an unexpected cause for celebration, and more...
Fresh Catch of the Day Ahi by the Fishwife
Tried and true ahi recipes perfect for entertaining, family outings and special occasions.
Fish Photography 101 by Stan Wright
Easy tips you can use to balance the lighting for both the subject and background in your photos.
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, out of season warnings, weather predictions & best days & times for fishing.