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The Let's Go Fishing show airs in Hawaii on Fox affiliate KHON 2 on Sundays

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About Us

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The Lets Go Fishing Show

The Lets Go Fishing Show premiered in Hawaii in 1969.  This weekly television program enjoys a multi-generational audience, many of whom are from families of fishers and are avid ocean resource users.  LGF showcases the fishing disciplines and methodologies that have developed in the Hawaiian Islands.  LGF also produces episodes from beyond Hawaii that celebrates fishing cultures from other parts of the world.

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Invite LGF!

Since 2006, LGF has been produced independently by Ben Wong LLC.  This production continues to receive the generous support of its audience, who routinely invite LGF to share in their fishing adventures.  Episodes featuring Hawaii, Mexico, California, Tahiti, Alaska, Canada, Nevada, Philippines, Ariziona, Christmas Island, Washington , Guatemala, Oregon, Japan, and New Zealand have been done with the help of LGF viewer's assistance. Send your invitation to:  letsgofishinghawaii@gmail.com.

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The LGF Kitchen

The enjoyment of catching a fish can only be topped by the pleasure of having fresh fish on the menu.  Episodes of the Lets Go Fishing Show conclude with seafood culinary demonstrations by Hawaii's award winning chefs, with many of their recipes for "fishes on dishes" elevated to white tablecloth status.

Lets Go Fishing is sponsored by

POP Fishing and Marine

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Everything you need for fishing and more is in one place:  Pier 38 in Honolulu, Hawaii.

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Heineken Light

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The best tasting light beer you've ever tasted.

Enjoy responsibly!

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El Capitan Lodge

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Your summer vacation destination!

Where Fishing Is Catching!

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Enterprise Rent-A-Car

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Welcome to award winning customer service!

Serving Hawaii for over 24 years!

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Airgas Hawaii

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Whatever you need for whatever you do!

Gases, welding equipment and safety products.   airgas.com


Nico's Pier 38

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O'ahu's THREE premiere fish restaurants:

Nico's Pier 38, Nico's Kailua, & Nico's Upstairs!

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David's Custom Roofing and Painting

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Voted best Roofing and Painting Company!

Once a customer, always a friend!

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Matson

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Matson has been serving Hawaii since 1882!

One Call does it All!

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Non-Stop Travel Hawaii

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Voted Hawaii's Best Travel Agency!

Locally owned and operated since 1985.

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Article courtesy of Lawai'a Magazine

Larger image of this article available below as download.

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Sample episodes of the Let's Go Fishing Show follow this.

Article courtesy of Lawai'a Magazine

Larger image of this article available below as download.

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Sample episodes of the Let's Go Fishing Show follow this.

Article courtesy of Lawai'a Magazine

Larger image of this article available below as download.

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Sample episodes of the Let's Go Fishing Show follow this.

Lawai'a article available here as download.

Lawai'a_Article (pdf)

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Episode 167: Aboard the Intrepid

We leave Point Loma in California for 8 days aboard the long range charterboat Intrepid.  Yellowfin Tuna, Wahoo, Yellowtail, and more could not resist our live sardine bait and lures.

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Episode 162: Road to the Sea

Sucessfull shoreline fishing for Ulua (Giant Trevally) is not for the inexperienced.  These fisherman in Hawai'i have spent decades honing their skills.

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Episode 102: Journey to Japan

Contemporary fishing techniques such as spincasting for squid (Calamari) co-exist in this part of the world with Traditional practices like catching Ayu (Sweetfish) with birds (Cormorants).

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Episode 98: Hunting Octopus in Hawaii

Walking the shoreline reefs in Hawaii at low tide is always a great way to learn about the ocean resources in the islands.  As you will see, Tako  (Octopus) can be found out and about during these periods, both day and at night!

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ENTER TO WIN!

Send your pictures of the one that didn't get away to enter Nico's Catch Of The Day!  

Send your smart phone video to enter the Heineken Light Hook Up (Must be over 21 years of age to enter)!

Play video below for details!  

Send submissions to letsgofishinghawaii@gmail.com.


Bonus Video: FISHES ON DISHES!

Seafood demonstrations featured here by Ricky Patacsil (Nico's Fish Market), Nico Chaize (Nico's Pier 38), Kanoho Koko (Honolulu Fish Company), Lydell Leong (3660 On the Rise), and Russell Siu (Kakaako Kitchen). 

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LGF Hall Of Fame

Ulua (Giant Trevally)

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Chad Kosinski has treated the LGF audience to many Big Island Adventures.  Here's the one that didn't get away from him.

After 23 years of trying:  Ulua.  110.7 lbs

'Aha (Needlefish)

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Dwight Tanaka hooked into this one with his light tackle spinning gear.  These fish are called Houndfish in some parts of the world.  They are also known as "Blue Collar Marlin".

'Anae (Striped Mullet)

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Nicki Matsui shows off her catch made with her throw net.  Net throwing in the islands is a fishing technique long used by Hawaiians, 

done during both the day and the night.

Roosterfish

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Rancho Leonero, Mexico.  

Caught trolling with live bait.

Monte Opperman, Crew,

Steven Hessenflow, Al Bento.

Sturgeon

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Rod Izuo and Kyle Hall

 on the Columbia River Gorge

 fishing for "slot size" Sturgeon.

All "Catch and Release" this day!

Gindai (Striped Snapper)

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Craig Mitchell in the Marquesas Islands

with with his favorite deep water snapper.

Few fish are as delicious as this one!

Recipe recommendation:  Asian Style Steamed.!

LGF Hall Of Fame

Opakapaka (Pink Snapper)

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Alfred Ching does very well for himself while bottom fishing the waters off of Maui for an assortment of snappers with his electric reels using ika (calamari) for bait.

Kaku (Barracuda)

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George Moarii is the perfect fishing host when we visit him in Tahiti.  While jigging the deep water passes of Rangiora, the dogtooth tuna action was interrupted by this predator.


Sailfish

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Keith Nishioka is posing with his Sailfish landed in Guatemala.  Our boat captain was Mike Sheeder of Kailua, O'ahu, who organized the invitation to the world class Casa Vieja Lodge.

Ahi (Yellowfin Tuna)

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Hawai'i Island aboard the Taipan IV with Dan Goodfellow, Daniel Goodfellow, Dave Mayers, Steve Yamasaki, and Reuben Martinez when young Daniel Goodfellow lands the big one!

Uku (Grey Snapper or Jobfish)

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In Micronesia off the island of Pohnpei with Keith Nishioka, myself, and Allois Malfitani when this big fish took a Gary Au surface plug just before the sun goes down.

Cutthroat Trout

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A ride on an airboat takes the four of us, myself, Al Sullivan, Hugh Rietze, and Stan Wright, to this remote location in Alaska to find this fly fishing paradise!

LGF Hall Of Fame

Moi (Threadfin)

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Daniel Lauro with his net throwing skills caught his fish on a moonless night matched with a low tide.  This fish was once reserved for only members of the Hawaiian royal families.

Tucanare (Peacock Bass)

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Hawaii is one of two places worldwide where you find this Butterfly Peacock Bass.  Natalie Nishioka caught hers on the island of Kaua'i.  These fish are also on the island of O'ahu.

Ika (Calamari or Squid)

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Catching squid is a popular activity in Japan.  Eisuke Kawakami (second from right) shared his techniques with Tim Hicks, Rod Izuo, and Jason Pasamonte when visiting Hawai'i Island.

Rainbow Trout

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One of the most anticipated family events happens once a year here on the garden isle of Kaua'i:  The opening day of Trout Season!

Daily bag limits range from 7 to 10 fish!

Omilu (Bluefin Trevally)

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Many species of Trevally are caught in Hawaii.  Keith Nishioka caught this omilu which are sometimes found to weigh more than 28 lbs.  This size fish, however, is the best for eating.

Kona Crab (Spanner Crab)

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Armellio Cabantingan and BJ Cabanting with these popular island delicacies served either as a raw menu item or cooked.  Notice that these creatures look already cooked when caught.

The Ones that didn't get away

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Molokai'i .  95 1/2 lb. Ulua.  (Giant Trevally).

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Maui Kona Crab.  (Spanner Crab).

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El Capitan Lodge Alaskan King Salmon.

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Alaskan Spotted Shrimp  

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Guatamalan Sailfish.  (Catch and Release).

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Alaskan Snow Crab (Tanner).

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