Home Register Today's Posts Members User CP Calendar FAQ

Go Back   Little River Outfitters Forum > Fly Fishing Board > Fly Fishing for Trout in Other States

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 05-16-2008, 12:49 PM
golfballs03's Avatar
golfballs03 golfballs03 is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 2007
Posts: 147
Default 'bows in Hawaii!?

I'm planning a trip to the island of Kauai and was reading about the hikes around the Na Pali Coast and Waimea Canyon. One is to the Koaie Stream in the Alakai Swamp. It's a pretty treacherous 4-6 hour hike from the trail head. The Alakai is one of the most pristine wildlife areas in the world because it is so remote due to the sharp peaks that surround it. The water that forms the stream starts as rain fall on Mt. Waialeale at 5080 ft - it is known as the wettest spot on earth. The rain filters through the Alaiaki swamp into Koaie Stream. It is there that a naturally-reproducing trout fishery exists! The Koaie has a great deal of insect life, aquatic and terrestrial, and produces big fish.

Anyway, I'm not going to do this excursion this time around since I'll be w/ my family, but I thought this was pretty incredible and as unexpected as learning about ski slopes on the big island (it's true). I thought I'd share with you all and maybe on the off chance, find someone who has actually done it!
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 05-16-2008, 02:04 PM
gmreeves's Avatar
gmreeves gmreeves is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Birmingham, AL
Posts: 359
Default

http://www.tuhi.org/ourChapter/newsl...2606/index.php
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 05-20-2008, 12:07 PM
TroutAssassin's Avatar
TroutAssassin TroutAssassin is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Maryville, TN
Posts: 174
Default

Alas! I can finally move to a tropical island and fish for wild rainbows at the the same time
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 08:09 PM.



Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.