Fishing in Hawaii

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Top Fishing Spots in Hawaii

Pōka'ī Bay
Pōka'ī Bay is less than an hour's drive from Honolulu. Offering great views, wildlife, fishing. Pōka‘ī Bay is a great Hawaiian destination for a fishing getaway.
Koke'e Stream
The Hawaiian island of Kauai’s best views, wildlife and, of course, fishing.
Hoona Bay
Scenic wildland beach park characterized by prominent cinder cone Pu‘u Ola‘i and large white sand beach.
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Common Catches in Hawaii

Blue Marlin
Blue Marlin
Japanese longliners report that blue marlin is the largest of the istiophoriod fishes. It apparently grows larger in the Pacific.
Giant Trevally
Giant Trevally
The giant trevally, which grows to over 130 pounds, is the largest of the eight Caranx species which occur in the Indo-Pacific region.
Striped Marlin
Striped Marlin
The most distinguishing characteristic of the striped marlin is its high, pointed first dorsal fin, which normally equals or exceeds the greatest body depth.
Rainbow Trout
Rainbow Trout
The rainbow trout is an extremely valuable species in any and all of its forms. It is native to the west coast of North America from southern Alaska to Mexico.
Butterfly Peacock Bass
Butterfly Peacock Bass
Of all the peacock basses, the butterfly peacock has the greatest variation in color.
Channel Catfish
Channel Catfish
The Channel catfish is very highly regarded for its food and sports value. The Channel catfish is most abundant in the central part of U.S. and southern states.

Hawaii Fishing Tips And Information

Pier & Surf Fishing

Pier & Surf Fishing

Saltwater pier and surf fishing is a great way to start saltwater fishing.

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Saltwater Bay Fishing

Saltwater Bay Fishing

Reefs, hills and shallows are some the best saltwater fishing locations.

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Deep-Sea Fishing

Deep-Sea Fishing

Deep-sea or ocean fishing involves fishing out on the open ocean.

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