Annual rainbow trout season at Kōke‘e, Kaua‘i opens June 20

The open fishing season for rainbow trout in the Kōke‘e Public Fishing Area on Kaua‘i will begin Saturday, June 20, 2015. Anglers may fish daily from Saturday, June 20, to Sunday, Sept. 27, 2015. Fishing hours will be from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. The daily bag limit for this year will be 12 rainbow trout per licensed angler.  Anglers shall fish with only one pole and line, or one line using one lure with a single barbed hook or one baited single barbed hook attached to the single line. The use of treble hooks with bait and on lures are strictly prohibited. The launch or use of any vessel or floatable object, motorized, non-motorized, or wind-powered in the Pu‘u Lua Reservoir is prohibited. No camping and open fires are allowed in the vicinity of Pu‘u Lua Reservoir due to risk of fire hazard. For additional rules, link to news release.