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Gregory  Brown
Greg has spent his life pursuing some of the most prolific fish that roam the oceans. He started blue water kayaking about 4 years ago after moving to Oahu. Ever since then he has started documenting his trips on his YouTube channel Gregory Brown and is actively a part of the Hawaiian Hobie Kayak Fishing Team. When he is not out on the water, he can be found in the mountains in pursuit of wild boar and goats.

Bob Duerr
Bob keeps us posted on all the fishing briefs and hunting news in the islands through his Splash! and Hawaii Hunting News columns. He is also a member of the prestigious Outdoor Writers Association of America and an avid offshore fishermen. His favorite crewman is his son Kit.

Jennifer Fratzke
Jennifer grew up fly-fishing on the world famous Deschutes River in Oregon and moved to Oahu in 2006 were she continues to use her fly-fishing skills! Jennifer loves to share her fishing adventures, tips and tricks.

Jamie  Hamamoto
Jamie has been fishing all her life and has many IGFA world records. She answers your shoreline fishing questions in her "Ask Jamie" column. Have something to ask? E-mail your questions to

Christina  Henline
Tina spends most of her time on or near the Pacific Ocean. After growing up in Hilo on the Big Island, she spent over 13 years living in Australia, where she received a college degree in Creative Writing. Tina recently took over the family business, Sundot Marine Flags and when not supplying the world with the best capture flags, she enjoys contributing stories to Hawaii Fishing News.

Richard Hoeflinger
From long-term experience, Dick brings a Big Island perspective to hunting and shooting issues. He continues to hunt upland game birds over pointing dogs, and chase the mountains long-bearded gobblers in the spring.

Amber Hudnall
Amber keeps us up-to-date on all tag and release and marlin catches in "The Blue Marlin Capital."

Bill Jardine
Bill Jardine is a story teller. His stories are spun for both the mind and heart, for the fisherman's line runs through life itself, as every fisherman knows.

Jeff  Konn
Jeff has been a Hawaii Fishing News contributing writer since the mid 80's. His fishing experience includes hotspots across the pacific most notably all of the Main Hawaiian Islands. Coming from a fishing family gave Jeff a natural love of the sport. He can often be seen plugging on the shoreline using vintage gear. Please stop by and say "Hi."

Calvin Lai Jr.
Calvin Lai is a local, Island-born Hawaiian. Spearfishing since the age of seven, he has over 30 years of experience on the ocean. He is a two time U.S. national spearfishing champion, former world record holder for the Pacific Blue Marlin, and holds other numerous state records. When not fishing or spending time with his family, Calvin Lai works as a full time professional firefighter in Kona, Hawaii.

Jason Reiser
Fishing around Oahu has been a learning experience for Jason who grew up fishing in Washington and the Florida panhandle. He enjoys challenging himself to do more with less, while chasing marlin, ahi, and ono in his 13-ft Zodiac, "The Slammin Salmon." You'll find him with his wife and his friends anywhere the conditions take him: inshore, offshore, trolling, or spearfishing.

Craig Severance
Uncle Craig is keeping us up-to-date with the happenings on the Hilo side of the Big Island. He reports on the accomplishments and trials of the Hilo Trollers and keeps his finger on the pulse of the fishing community... no small task! Help him out by sharing your stories and photos with him so he can share them with us!

Conor  Sullivan
A career mariner and lifelong fisherman, Conor has lived and fished throughout the country. He has returned to Hawaii, and can often be found along the 500 fathom curve of Oahu on his boat, OHANA O KAI.

Donnell A. Tate
Donnell knows what's happening in the "Maui Triangle" and keeps a sharp eye on the Lahaina charter boat action. He's also a professional photographer.

Allen Tsukamoto
Allen has been HFN's cartoonist for more years than we can remember. Besides his art, one of Allen's greatest loves is his grandchildren. Allen combines his two great loves every month when he draws "Somethin' Fishy for the Small Fry" for HAWAII FISHING NEWS. It's a great way to share quality time with your keikis and help them learn about the ocean.

Stan Wright
Stan Wright is a passionate angler, storyteller, and the host of "Lets Go Fishing" television. He has shared his personal and family stories with Hawaii Fishing News for decades.

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Monica King
Based on Kaua'i, Monica handles a hefty load of editing every month. She's clocked more than a decade and a half deciphering the scribblings of deranged writers and fishermen yet still maintains her sanity. Thanks to Monica, you can understand what we're trying to say.