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June 2018

E-Zine Volume 43 Number 6
Table of Contents Featured Articles
In this issue...

Big Island Shorecasting Hui Tournament Tale by Chucky Balucan
Big Island shorecaster has an exciting run of ahi from shore and a first-place papio finish.

Ask Jamie - How Do I Learn? by Jamie Hamamoto
Advice on beginner fishing gear, knots and an excellent reference book: FISHING Hawaii Style, Volume 1.

Mail Buoy by Brayden Martin
This shorecaster's life ended too early, but his accomplishments will live on.

Tail Tales by Josiah Karolczuk
This nighttime kayak fisherman got a thrill when he was dragged around the ocean by a big ulua.

ISLAND OF HAWAII - Hilo Seawatch by Craig Severance
Hilo Trollers kick off the season with great catches as shoreline anglers prepare for the S. Tokunaga Ulua Challenge.

FISHING NEWS-Splash! by Bob Duerr
Turtle attacks, trout season, unique coral restoration and Maui drownings top the news.

ISLAND OF MAUI - Lahaina Seawatch by Donnell Tate
Big fish show up in Lahaina Harbor: anglers catch multiple 500-lb marlin, a big spearfish, and striped marlin.

ISLAND OF HAWAII - Kona Charter Desk Report by Shawna Haynes
More big marlin and spearfish came home to Honokohau Harbor, keeping fishermen primed.

BoatUS Warns Against Proposal To Sell E15 Year-Round by BoatUS
E15 damage set to increase with Clean Air Act waiver. Boat owners must speak up now!

Closure of Swordfish Fishery by Sylvia Spalding, WPRFMC
Council measures success with reduced loggerhead turtle interactions.

Public Involvement and the Pittman-Robertson Act by Richard Hoeflinger
In Hawaii, public involvement is the missing piece in the intended purpose and benefits of this Act.

Knot-Tying Tool by Stan Wright
A simple tool from Stan Wright and the Boy Scouts of America, makes it easy to practice knots.

DLNR Dispatches by DLNR
Warning about destructive poisons used for prawns, and arrest of a turtle poacher.

My Funny-Looking Ahi by Jay Dasigo
Although a big ahi remains elusive, this solo fisher brings in a mixed bag of Hawaii flag fish.

HOLOHOLO STYLE - Readers Pages by HFN Readers
HFN anglers--young and old--share their favorite photos, adventures and awesome catches.

Somethin' Fishy for the Young Angler by Allen Tsukamoto
Sea Hunt, Fishy Chum Sealife Tidbits, and Finny Funnies.

HFN Tides and Moons, Island Charts and FAD Locations
Fishing forecast, box jellyfish alerts, weather predictions and best days and times for fishing