Hawaii Trout Fishing
All about fishing for rainbow trout in Hawaii lakes and streams.
HI Trout Fishing Waters
Hawaii has limited trout fishing. The only recorded trout are rainbow trout, which are now in Kōke‘e Public Fishing Area.
Pure cold water is key to survival of the trouts and the water in Hawaii streams, ponds, lakes and rivers is typically too warm for all but the rainbows. Even for the rainbows conditions are marginal at best
Watch trout fishing videos to see trout anglers in action.
The 5 primary trouts are the rainbow, brook, brown, cutthroat and lake trout. Browns are considered the most difficult to catch and brookies are the easiest. Pure cold water is key to survival of the trouts.
Hawaii Record Trout
The Hawaii state record rainbow trout was caught out of Kawaikoi Stream.
Additional trout fishing information
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Trout fishing waters and information, by state.
The habits of trout.
Trout are considered some of the most difficult fish to fool. Once you locate Hawaii waters with a population of trout, the challenge becomes identifying trout flies and lures that will trigger strikes. Visit the trout fishing page to learn more about the habitat each of the trouts prefer.