Posts by Waikahe Olu Trout Unlimited

New Zealand Flash News

It surprising how a single “Delta” case can suddenly change the behavior of people in New Zealand. We started with signal case of Covid that prompted us to shut down for 3 days! Today we seem to have about 107 community cases and, with our small population of about 5 million, we have about 14,000…

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New Zealand Update

Just wanted to update everyone as New Zealand remains COVID-free except for a few cases we find, in what we call border entry; during their stay of 14 days in Managed Isolation Quarantine in a 4 star Hotel. A normal day for me is not wearing a mask at all, maybe only on any public…

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June\July Blog

Aloha Trout Unlimited members of the Waikahe’olu Hawaii Chapter I was back on Kauai from July 7th – 17th, up at the Rice cabin in Kokee. The Kauai Trout season was in full swing. Most of the trout fishermen were at the Pu’u Lau Reservoir fishing for stocked Rainbow Trout. Very few fisherman venture into…

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April\May Update

Aloha Trout Unlimited members of the Waikahe’olu Hawaii Chapter. I am back from the last trip to Kauai from March 22nd – 30th. I can report we had perfect weather. The trails were dry, dirt roads passable, and the streams running clear, normal, and full of trout. I took the time to hike the Pu’u…

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February\March Update

Aloha Trout Unlimited Hawaii members I just got back from Kauai where I was up at the Kokee Rice Cabin from February 24th through March 6th. We had a full cabin for 3 days while I was up there – 7 people. Dr. Greg Lee (My Orthopedic surgeon from Kaiser) and his son Jake came…

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January Kauai Update

Happy Valentines Trout Unlimited Chapter 403 members.  I was on Kauai from January 15th through the 25th up at our cabin in Kokee and I can tell you it rained 5 days out of the ten while I was up there. That said, I did accomplish a lot. I was able to read 3 books!!…

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New Zealand Update 2021

Aloha Trout Unlimited members I wanted to share with you an email that I received from my good friend Maurice over in New Zealand and some picture I have of Maurice. Hi Dean; Yes, you have done the right thing in cancelling the trip to New Zealand for February this year.  Hopefully we will meet…

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Happy New Year!

Good news Trout Unlimited Chapter 403 members. Governor David Ige on Wednesday approved two changes to Kauai’s travel quarantine rules requested by Mayor Derek Kawakami, effective January 5, 2021.  Basically, it allows inter-island travelers who have been in the State of Hawaii for more than three days to participate in the Safe Travels Pre-Travel Testing…

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Mele Kalikimaka & Hau’oli Makahiki Hou

Aloha Trout Unlimited members- Due to the ongoing World pandemic, I have had to cancel the New Zealand trip for February 2021. I had a house in Turangi rented for the whole month of February, but New Zealand is not letting ANYONE into the country and my Kiwi friends tell me it will be that…

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December Kauai Update

Aloha Fishing friends and fellow Trout Unlimited Chapter #403 The Mayor of Kauai has “Opted Out” of Hawaii’s quarantine rules for inter island travel effective Dec. 2nd, 2020.  This mean anyone, yes anyone traveling to Kauai must quarantine for 14 days.  It does not matter if you have a negative virus test.  It gets a…

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