|May 2013 E-zine
E-Zine Volume 18 Number 6
|Table of Contents
TAIL TALES-True Adventures of HFN Readers by Milo Murguia
Two hungry sharks tracking your 477-lb marlin is not a welcome sight-especially from a jet ski!
TAIL TALES-True Adventures of HFN Readers by Auguste Ackerman
A Big Island caster lands the ulua of his dreams on a holoholo trip with friends. No ka oi!
COVER STORY-'O'io Tagging Project by Alex Filous
Over 1300 tagged 'o'io in Hawai'i provide UH researchers with critical data on this valuable species.
TAIL TALES-True Adventures of HFN Readers by Mary Gallarde
A hardcore fisherman's wife share his first ulua catch-one he made on his own homemade lure.
TAIL TALES-True Adventures of HFN Readers by Pro Calma
This military family sampled fishing in far-flung locales but there's no place like home for big fish!
Hoop Netting by Brad Titus
A new fishing trend-hoop netting for spiny lobster and crabs-is becoming popular in California.
Fiji Seawatch-'Yak Attack Taveuni-Style by Roberta Davis
An avid kayak angler adds new species to his life-list, then takes on the big, bad boys with teeth.
HFN State Records Update
HFN's state records is the place to discover amazing new species and bigger and bigger fish.
OFFSHORE TIPS-FISHING Hawai'i Style by Jim Rizzuto
Strong, acrobatic, prolific and colorful, the mahimahi deserves to have its name spelled correctly.
FISHING NEWS-Splash! by Bob Duerr
Spearfishers face a Kona Coast ban, robotic tuna drones, fish-schooling sensors for cars, and more!
ISLAND OF HAWAI'I-Kona Charter Desk Report by Shawna Haynes
The FIRE HATT adds a 1058-lb blue to Kona's history and several other huge marlin were caught.
ISLAND OF MAUI-Lahaina Seawatch by Donnell Tate
It's 'game on' as START ME UP DAS IT scores a 536-lb blue and DIE HARD boats a 217-lb 'ahi.
TAIL TALES-True Adventures of HFN Readers by Shawn Vera
On the first trip on his first boat, a Big Island captain and his crew score a monstrous 85-lb ono.
ISLAND OF HAWAI'I-Hilo Seawatch by Craig Severance
The Hilo Trollers put their first tournament in the books and excitement builds for the season ahead.
ISLAND OF O'AHU-Wai'anae Seawatch by Lani Sylva
A wahine on the NIGHT NURSE battles a 72-lb ono and the WBFC holds a fun club tournament.
Mail Buoy by Anson Rego and Kevin Mulkern
O'ahu's Wailupe Valley is endangered by a developer who has bulldozed an ahu site to build homes.
Christmas Island Fishing Report by David 'Boogie D' Elgas
Christmas is the perfect place to start a new fishing partner, have a great time and eat like a king!
Somethin' Fishy for the Young Angler by Allen Tsukamoto
Fish that eat plants are called herbivores. Do you know which of these reef fish is the herbivore?
HOLOHOLO STYLE-Reader's Pages by HFN Readers
HFN's anglers-young and younger-share their favorite photos, adventures and awesome catches.
HFN Offshore, Shoreline, Kayak and Diving Tournament Calendar
The calendar of upcoming tournaments in 2013 is really starting to fill up. Time to prepare!
HFN Tides and Moons, Island Charts, FAD Locations
Fishing forecast, box jellyfish alerts, weather predictions and the best days and tides for fishing.