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Ideas and locations to take kids fishing in HI.

By AA-Fishing Staff Writers

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Fishing and the great outdoors offers kids an alternative to many influences they encounter in their busy lives today. A single fishing trip could be the turning point in a young life, and we encourage you to invest the time in Hawaii kids. The purpose of this page is to share the basics about taking kids fishing, urban fishing locations and tips to make it fun by keeping it simple. The rewards are endless and it takes so little effort.

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Hawaii is an excellent place to introduce kids to the joy of fishing, as the islands offer a variety of family-friendly fishing opportunities. Taking kids fishing in Hawaii allows them to connect with nature, learn new skills, and create lasting memories. The calm and warm waters of Hawaii are ideal for young anglers to get started with their fishing adventures.

Several fish species in Hawaii are suitable for kids to catch, making the experience both exciting and rewarding. Some common species that kids can target include small reef fish like triggerfish, goatfish, and surgeonfish. These colorful and vibrant species can be found close to shore, making them accessible to young anglers.

For urban fishing experiences, many harbors and piers in Hawaii are designated as family fishing areas. Ala Moana Beach Park in Oahu, Kakaako Waterfront Park, and Ke'ehi Lagoon in Honolulu are popular spots where kids can cast their lines and try their luck. These urban fishing locations are equipped with amenities, making them convenient and safe for families.

Taking kids fishing in Hawaii also provides an opportunity to teach them about conservation and the importance of respecting the environment. Educating them about catch-and-release practices and maintaining clean fishing areas instills a sense of responsibility and stewardship towards nature.

Overall, Hawaii offers an incredible setting for kids to experience the joy of fishing. The thrill of reeling in their first catch and spending quality time with family in the beautiful Hawaiian outdoors creates cherished memories that kids will carry with them for a lifetime.

Places in Hawaii to take kids fishing

Consider these small lakes, ponds, creeks and urban fishing locations as places to take a kid fishing in the Aloha State.

- Kaka'ako Waterfront Park
- Nu‘uanu Reservoir #4
- Sand Island Rec Area

This 2 pound peacock bass was the perfect match for Andrew's 4# test spinning tackle.

Top 3 tips for taking kids fishing in HI

1. Make sure that the goal is to have fun. Catching fish is a bonus.

2. Keep it simple. Simple tackle, techniques and locations.

3. Keep the focus on the kids. Be a hero by helping them enjoy the day.

Click here for additional tips to create a successful day of fishing for kids.

Kids fishing photo

Kids, fishing and smiles naturally go together. Take a kid fishing and you just might change the course of their life. Then take pictures and send us one of them holding their prized catch. We will happily post it here.

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