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These 12 Amazing Spots In Hawaii Are Perfect To Go Fishing

Anyone can fish with a pole on the Hawaiian shore without a salt-water fishing license, so grab your pole and tackle box, pick up some live bait, and head to the ocean. Regulations apply more to spearfishing, freshwater fishing, and selling anything you catch. However, there are some regulated areas, which you can learn more about on the State of Hawaii Division of Aquatic Resources website. While fishing on Hawaii shores, you might catch ulua, barracuda, bonefish, Bluefin trevally, snapper, peacock grouper, unicorn fish, and even sharks!

I’ll be honest – because Hawaii has so many miles of coastline, there are countless spots for shoreline fishing. What is the biggest fish you’ve caught in Hawaii?

Megan Shute
Megan is a freelance journalist residing near Honolulu, Hawaii. Since moving to Hawaii from the mainland two years ago, she has become obsessed with hiking, beach trips, and Kona coffee.