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Gun Buyers ClubLĪHU‘E – For the first time, the more virulent of two fungal pathogens known to cause Rapid ‘Ōhi‘a Death has been confirmed in the Kōke‘e area along Miloliʻi Ridge Road within Nā Pali Kona Forest Reserve. During helicopter surveys this month, one tree was flagged as highly suspect for the infection that leads to Rapid ʻŌhiʻa Death.

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“This detection is significant, because it means the disease is moving into pristine areas of Kauaʻi that are critical

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Statewide Youth Deer Day on all private lands and certain WMAs* will occur after the regular deer season, on Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021.

Regulations for Youth Day are as follows:

For youth 17 years old and younger.
Youth hunters who have not completed the hunter education program must be accompanied by an adult at least 21 years of age.
There are no license or tag requirements for youth or adult on this designated youth day.
Adults...

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Starting Jan. 1, the following regulations will go into effect for recreational harvest of blueline tilefish in Atlantic state waters (including Monroe County):

A three blueline tilefish recreational bag limit within the three-fish aggregate bag limit for grouper and tilefish in Atlantic state waters.

An Atlantic state waters recreational season for harvest from May 1 through Aug. 31.

These new regulations are consistent with those in Atlantic federal waters and could help prevent...

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Starting Jan. 1, 2021, anglers using hook-and-line with natural bait to target reef fish like snapper or grouper from a vessel in Atlantic state waters will be required to use non-stainless steel, non-offset circle hooks north of 28 degrees north latitude (near Melbourne) and non-stainless steel hooks south of 28 degrees north latitude.

These changes are consistent with requirements in Atlantic federal waters that recently took effect and, along with emphasizing best fishing practices through educational...