Can I fish from shore in Maui?
Shore Fishing on Maui Some of the species you can catch are Trevally and varieties of Snapper, which make for great table fare. This means that you can have a sunny vacation, but also catch some fish for dinner with your family.
Where is the best fishing in Maui?
Where Are the Best Fishing Spots?
- Kalama Park in Kihei.
- Black Rock in Kaanapali.
- Kahului Harbor.
- Baldwin Beach Park.
What is the best time to fish in Maui?
Knowing the best times of the year to head to Maui will greatly improve your fishing success. The best fishing timeframe for Maui is May through September for marlin, sailfish, mahi mahi, bigeye tuna, yellowfin tuna, wahoo, and skipjack tuna. February through April is the best fishing window for trevally.
Is a fishing license required in Maui?
Do I need to get a license or permit to fish in the ocean? There is no marine recreational fishing license in Hawai’i for residents, and although one is in the works for visitors it hasn’t been implemented yet. So you don’t need to worry about that as long as you don’t sell your catch.
Where can you not fish on Maui?
There is no freshwater fishing on Maui (no lakes/streams/rivers with fish in them). Kauai and Oahu have some fresh water fishing. I do a lot of fishing in the “mudflats” area between Kihei and Maalaea Harbor.
What fish is in season in Maui?
Au (Blue Marlin) and Striped Marlin Seasonality of species is evident, with Pacific blue marlin most available during the summer months, striped marlin most available in the spring and fall, and shortbill spearfish most available in the summer and fall. Shutome is predominant in spring and summer.
What is bottom fishing in Maui?
Bottom fishing on Maui is done with the boat stopped, sometimes anchored but usually drifting over favored locations known to support fish such as jacks, snapper, wrasse, goatfish, and more. Fish caught bottom fishing are generally smaller than what you’d catch sport fishing, usually weighing no more than 1-5 pounds.
Does Maui have good fishing?
Whether you chose offshore or inshore fishing, you’re likely to be quite pleased with your catch. Striped marlin is pretty common in Maui by March and April, as are shortbill spearfish. If a dorado (mahi mahi) is on your wish list, spring is a great time to take a charter, as their numbers are high in April and May.